Specialist Occupational Therapist
Deborah Murphy is an Occupational Therapist who manages a therapeutic day service in a Cat B remand prison in London. She has 25 years experience of working within mental health services, with over a decade specialising in working with men with offending behaviour. Deborah has undertaken a postgraduate training in leadership and management; and Psychosocial Perspectives of Personality Disorder. She is currently studying for her masters in advanced practice in Occupational therapy with the aim of contributing to research regarding Occupational therapy in prisons. Deborah is the AHP represenative on the advisory board at the college of psychiatry advising on quality standards in prison healthcare, and particpates in regular lecturing regarding Occupational Therapy in prisons at a number of universities in the UK and beyond.