Lucas is a trainee clinical psychologist at the University of Oxford. He has a PhD in Psychology from the University of Reading. The focus of the PhD was on viable methods of teacher training and education in mental health. His main research interests are developing early interventions for children and adolescents who may develop mental health disorders.
Lucas Shelemy writes his debut Mental Elf blog about a paper by fellow Elf Helen Bould, which examines whether female student populations and higher levels of parental education are associated with changes in eating disorders prevalence.