Lloyd completed his undergraduate degree in Criminology/Socio-legal Studies and Sociology and a Masters of Social Work from the University of Toronto, specializing in mental health. He has worked in outpatient, community agency settings that specialize in ensuring culturally safe and affirming practices. He has worked as a Children’s Mental Health Therapist at Yorktown Family Services as well as Native Child and Family Services and currently works as a Clinical Therapist in Hamilton.
Lloyd works in a trauma-informed, anti-oppressive and client-centered framework. With a strong understanding of the impact of systems on individuals, he works in a collaborative framework to promote healing, resilience and self-determination against barriers that make it difficult to achieve a good quality of life. He has extensive knowledge working with clients struggling with depression, anxiety, concurrent disorders, borderline personality disorder, trauma and identity challenges.
Lloyd utilizes cognitive behavioural therapy, dialectical behavioural therapy, brief-solutions focused therapy, psychodynamic therapy, attachment-style, couples and family work approaches when working with clients.
Lloyd was selected to attend The Center for Innovation in Child Maltreatment Policy, Research, and Training (CICM): LEAD: Leadership, Equity, and Diversity for Higher Education Predoctoral Summer Institute Conference which is a pre-doctoral research training institute at the Brown School, Washington University in St. Louis that focused on learning cutting-edge research on the child welfare systems in North America and ways to foster successful outcomes for children in later life
He is a member of the Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers, and of the Ontario Association of Social Workers.