Lisa is a final year Doctorate student in Clinical Psychology at the University of Plymouth, and is studying to become a systemic practitioner, with a focus on therapeutic work with more than one person in the room. Her clinical interests include working with children and families, particularly in the context of childhood trauma, utilising integrative approaches that draw upon family and attachment based models of care. Her academic interests are in attachment, systemic and social constructionist theories, exploring service user experience and involvement, especially in a co-design approach to improving and developing mental health services, and she has published several papers in these areas.
Derek Tracy and Lisa Lloyd look back over the last 17 years of mental health crisis care and consider the findings of a new survey of Crisis Resolution Teams in England.[read the full story...]