Dr Rebecca Lockwood studied her Undergraduate Degree in Psychology at Royal Holloway University of London. Following this, she was awarded an MSc in Applied Psychology (Surrey University) and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of London.
Dr Lockwood has many years qualified experience working with individuals with diverse physical, mental health, and personality difficulties in a variety of clinical and research contexts. Within the NHS, she previously worked as the Lead Clinical Psychologist and ran the therapy service at a high secure female prison within the Offender Care CNWL NHS Foundation Trust. She also provides training and supports NHS staff teams working in highly pressured environments and supervises psychologists. Currently she is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working in the addictions service for CNWL NHS Trust.
Dr Lockwood specialises in the provision of evidence-based psychological therapies for individuals experiencing a wide range of emotional difficulties, such as relationship and personality problems, low-self-esteem, depression, anxiety, emotional regulation problems, trauma, and psychotic experiences. She specialises in providing Cognitive Behaviour Therapy and related approaches, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy, and Mindfulness-based approaches, as well as drawing from Psychodynamic, Systemic, and Narrative therapy techniques. She is also trained in Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing therapy.
Dr Lockwood has published extensively and presented at national and international conferences on the topics of working with Personality Disorders, managing self-harm and suicide and eating disorders.