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Martin McIntyre

School: Nursing

Job Title: Lecturer

Email: M.Mcintyre@sgul.kingston.ac.uk

Biography

Martin qualified as a registered mental health nurse in 2009, and has worked exclusively in forensic settings, both low and medium secure, with a variety of client groups. He has worked as a deputy ward manager and manger in forensic units with both male and female disordered offenders.

Martin is trained as a dialectic behavioural therapist, which he continues to practice as an honorary therapist within forensic services.

Following on from his degree in psychosocial interventions, Martin has developed a family work intervention service in the forensic service within South West London and St George's Mental Health NHS Trust.

Martin has developed an interest in working with service users who have experienced trauma and usually fall into the group with severe personality disorders. He has also developed a keen interest in family intervention working with families and service users who use forensic services.

Academic and professional qualifications

  • BSc, Psychosocial Interventions, St Georges University
  • BSc(Hons), BSc(Hons), Mental Health Nursing, Kingston and St Georges University, Mental Health Nursing, Kingston University

Professional experience

  • 2013 - present
    Dialetic Behavioural Therapist, South west London & St Georges Mental Health Trust
  • 2014 - 2015
    Ward manager, Forensic Female Medium Secure unit, South West London and St Georges NHS MH Trust
  • 2013 - 2014
    Deputy Ward Manager, Forensic Male Low Secure unit, South West London and St Georges NHS MH Trust
  • 2011 - 2013
    Deputy Ward Manager, Forensic Male Medium Secure unit, South West London and St Georges NHS MH Trust
  • 2009 - 2011
    Staff Nurse, Forensic Male Medium Secure unit, South West London and St Georges NHS MH Trust

Professional registration and membership

  • International Society for Psychological and Social Approaches to Psychosis member,
  • Registered Mental Health Nurse, Nursing & Midwifery Council,

Research interests

Forensic nursing and reducing the length of stay; leadership in nursing; psychosocial interventions, theraputic use of seclusion; working with families and carers, friends of mentally disordered offenders, dialectical behavioural therapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, collaborative care planning and working with crisis.

Grants and funding

  • 2014 - 2016
    £10,000 granted by South West London and St Georges Mental Health NHS Trust to set up a Family Intervention Service within a forensic unit