Dr Jo Lloyd is Head of the Professional Psychology Department. Before joining the University of East London (UEL), Jo was the Head of Department for the Institute of Management Studies (IMS) at Goldsmiths, University of London.
Jo's research sits at the nexus of occupational, clinical and counselling psychology, and she has published in world leading outlets in these areas (e.g., Journal of Occupational Health Psychology, Work & Stress, Behaviour Therapy, and Journal of Counseling Psychology). Jo's interests centre around psychometric test development, cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) focused interventions, and discrimination in marginalised social groups.
Jo is a Chartered Psychologist with the British Psychological Society (BPS) and a Registered Occupational Psychologist with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). Jo is a member of Goldsmiths' Wellbeing in Context interdisciplinary research stream, and lead researcher on the Quality of Life in Transgender and Gender Nonconforming People in England longitudinal cohort study. Jo regularly presents on her work in both UK and international academic conferences and is a frequent guest speaker at professional events.