Specialist Occupational Therapist in personality disorder, NHS/National probation service
Deborah has 25 years’ experience as an Occupational Therapist in mental health, spending the majority of her career working within the criminal justice system. Having created an award-winning Occupational therapy services within the prison system, she is now working with individuals transitioning from prison into the community. Deborah works part time in a joint initiative between the NHS and the National probation service, offering support and risk management for high risk ‘offenders’ with personality disorder. Deborah also works in a therapies service offering psychological interventions for personality disorder. Deborah lectures worldwide regarding Occupational therapy in the justice system.