Monica Lloyd

School of Psychology
Senior Lecturer in Forensic Psychology

Contact details

Address
School of Psychology
University of Birmingham
Edgbaston
Birmingham
B15 2TT
UK

Monica Lloyd joined the University part time on retirement from the National Offender Management Service. She helped to establish the new combined forensic and clinical doctorate training and her specialism is the Psychology of Extremism and Terrorism. She continues to offer consultancy to the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism in the UK and is a Research Fellow with the Centre for Research and Evidence in Security Threats.

Qualifications

BA (Hons) Psychology (University of Exeter)
MSc in Applied Criminological Psychology (Birkbeck College)
Chartered Forensic Psychologist 1989
HCPC registered 2011
Associate Fellow of the BPS 2013

Biography

Monica Lloyd gained her professional qualifications within the Prison Service and over the course of her career worked in prisons, HM Inspectorate of Prisons and the National Offender Management Service. Her later work developing a methodology for assessing risk and needs in extremist offenders has become a common assessment framework for the national criminal justice system and is now the subject of a proposed PhD. She continues to work in the area of counter-terrorism and part time as a Senior Lecturer at Birmingham.

Teaching

Monica Lloyd contributes to the Forensic module of the undergraduate Psychology course and acts as Training Coordinator for the Doctorate course in Forensic Clinical Psychology.

Postgraduate supervision

Students wishing to enquire about post-graduate supervision at the University should contact her via her University e mail.

Research

Co-investigator for CREST (Centre for Research and Evidence in Security Threats)

Research interests

  • the psychology and extremism and terrorism
  • extremism risk assessment
  • extremism pathways and mental health
  • the mental health effects of solitary confinement

Other activities

  • Member of the Editorial Board of the Prison Service Journal
  • Consultancy to the Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism in the Home Office
  • Contributor to the Global Centre for Cooperative Security

Publications

Lloyd, M. (2016) Structured Guidelines for Assessing Risk in Extremist Offenders. Assessment and Development Matters, Vol 8, No 2. pp 15-18.  British Psychological Society. 

Lloyd, M. & Dean, C (2015)The Development of Structured Guidelines for Assessing Risk in Extremist Offenders. The Journal of Threat Assessment and Management, Vol 2, Issue 1. pp 40-52. 

Lloyd, M. & Bell, R. (2015) Guest Editor, Prison Service Journal special edition Working with People with Personality Disorder, no 218. 

Lloyd, M. (2012) Guest Editor, Prison Service Journal special edition Combating Extremism and Terrorism. No 203. 

Shalev, S. & Lloyd, M. (2011) “Though this be method, yet there is madness in’t”. Commentary on a one year longitudinal study of the psychological effects of administrative segregation. Corrections & Mental Health. 21 June 2011. http://community.nicic.gov/blogs/mentalhealth/. 

Lloyd, M. & Shalev, S. (2009)Guest Editors, Prison Service Journal special edition Solitary Confinement. No 181. 

Shalev, S. (2008) Chapter 2 ‘The Health Effects of Solitary Confinement’ in A Sourcebook on Solitary Confinement. http://solitaryconfinement.org/uploads/sourcebook_web.pdf.