Dr. Eddie is a clinical psychologist, mental health expert, author, teacher, & life coach. He completed a Masters in Health Psychology in City University London, his Doctorate of Psychological Science in Clinical Psychology in University College Dublin (1997 – 2000) and the MBA at UCD Smurfit School of Business in 2009. He is a lecturer, supervisor, researcher and author of professional publications.
Dr. Eddie is a Head of Psychology / Principal Clinical Psychologist working in the HSE and is committed to providing professional psychology passionately and promoting successful outcomes using CBT, Mindfulness, Solution Focused therapies for children, adults, families, communities and organisations. Eddie has developed a specialist Work Related Psychological Issues — Critical Incidents & Trauma Management, Violence, Bullying, Stress & Burnout.
He is enthused by the opportunity to share powerful psychological insights and tools to everybody to help them achieve their personal goals and promote psychological well-being. He has a specialist interest in trauma and PTSD.
Dr. Eddie is the psychologist on RTE’s Operation Transformation where his practical, respectful and hope orientated approach has opened the hidden doors of the therapy room to the public at large. He has contributed extensively to local and national media including RTE’s Marian Finucane show & The John Murray Show, The Irish Independent, Irish Daily Mail and RTE Guide.
Dr. Eddie is an engaging, dynamic and entertaining public speaker and has given many seminars and training events on mental health, wellness and other popular psychology topics to the general public, schools, professionals, organisations and companies. Becoming Your Real Self is his first book.
Eddie’s ares of expertise include:
- Anxiety Difficulties: Phobias / Panic Disorder / Social Anxiety / OCD
- Mood Difficulties: Depression / Bi-Polar
- Grief, Bereavement & Major Losses
- Eating Disorders – Severe Overweight, Anorexia, Bulimia
- Low self-esteem
- Anger Management
- Chronic Pain & Fatigue presentations
- Stress / Worry / Sadness / Emotional Turmoil
- Work Related Psychological Issues — Critical Incidents & Trauma Management, Violence, Bullying, Stress & Burnout