The Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) is governed by its Council, which is composed of elected and co-opted members of the Society.

The election process is governed by the PSI Memorandums and Articles of Association, which clearly state the terms of office and the process of election.


Role of Council:

The key role of the PSI Council is to identify and direct policy of the PSI and to represent its members.


The responsibilities of the Council include:

  • To collectively represent members and to act in the best interest of the members
  • To ensure good governenace and to adhere to current legislative and financial obligations under the Companies Acts
  • To develop and maintain policies in relation to psychologists in Ireland
  • To further the aims and objectives of the Society in-keeping with the Memorandums and Articles and the PSI Strategic Plan
  • To hold regular meetings and to act as the strategic decision-making body for the Society


To contact the PSI President please email 


Elected Council Members 2017

President Dr Michele Coyle
Past President Dr Anne Davis
President Elect Brendan O' Connell
Honorary Secretary Dr William Kinsella
Honorary Treasurer Dr Catherine Long
Membership Secretary  Vincent McDarby
Ordinary Members Aisling White
Christian Ryan
Ian O' Grady
Christian Korpos
Paula Dunne
Mark Smyth
Catherine Long
Marie Murray
Megan Gaffney
Ciara Keogh
Colm O' Tuathaigh
Maria Dempsey
Mitchel Fleming (Co-opted)