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Mr Roy Litvin RMN, BSc (Hons), MA, PGCE, FHEA

Mr Roy Litvin RMN, BSc (Hons), MA, PGCE, FHEA

  • Academics

Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing Education

Programme Lead for Nursing with Registration as a Mental Health Nurse BSc Programme.

Research subject areas

  • Nursing
  • Mental Health

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Biography

Roy is a Lecturer in Mental Health Nursing Education. Roy entered the nursing profession following a career in the arts. Since qualifying as a mental health nurse, Roy has worked at both junior and senior levels within the NHS. His experience encompasses a range of clinical specialties including neuropsychiatry, assessment and liaison, and community mental health. He worked extensively in community settings as a community mental health nurse, assessment and liaison nurse and piloted the role of primary care mental health practitioner. His most recent clinical role was as a senior community practitioner in a team treating and caring for people suffering from anxiety, depression, and complex trauma. Roy completed his Master of Arts in the Foundations of Psychodynamic Psychotherapy at The Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. He has a special interest in using psychodynamic skills and thinking to enhance the therapeutic relationship with people who struggle with mental health issues, their families, and carers. He also has an interest in various theories that inform and enhance mental health nursing care, and the application of psychosocial interventions that aid recovery. Roy moved to academia in 2017. He held a lectureship position at the University of Hertfordshire before commencing at King’s in 2019.

 

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