PSI Chartered Member Mark Smyth took up the role of Society President for 2020 on 01 January. In November 2019, at the PSI Annual Conference in Kilkenny, Mark gave his presidential address. You can watch Mark's full address below.
At the 2019 PSI Annual Conference in Kilkenny, Vicky Phelan gave an extremely moving and powerful keynote address entitled My personal experience of multiple traumas and the psychological impact on me and my family. She discussed how she and her family have dealt with not only her cancer diagnosis, but also her daughter's condition. In managing a cancer diagnosis or dealing with a sick child, Vicky outlined five things of importance:
You can watch Vicky's keynote address in full below.
The PSI is very excited to announce a new venture! We are delighted to present our first podcast, in what will be a six-part series. The Psychology of Brexit sees media professional Máire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh joined by Prof. Brian Hughes and Prof. Ian Robertson to discuss this highly relevant topic.
PSI Chartered Member, Eva Doherty, spoke alongside the award-winning author, Andrea Mara, to Simon Delaney of Virgin Media One's Ireland AM (August 15th 2019) to discuss Imposter Syndrome, what it means and what people can do to help it. You can watch the interview here.
Dr Damien Lowry and Furkan Karayel spoke to Mark Cagney of Virgin Media One's Ireland AM (June 19th 2019) to discuss Imposter Syndrome, what it means and what people can do to help it. You can watch the interview here.
The World Health Organisation has voted to recognise gaming addiction as an official disease. What does that mean and is it the right move? President Elect of the Psychological Society of Ireland, Mark Smyth, joined Karen Koster on Virgin Media One's Ireland AM (Wednesday 29 May 2019) to discuss.
In February 2019, the Psychological Society of Ireland was honoured to welcome Professor Sonia Livingstone OBE to Dublin, to present a free public lecture entitled Children's personal data and privacy online: it’s neither personal nor private. The recording of this event can be watched below. To view/download the slides from Prof. Livingstone's lecture please click here
PSI welcomed Ms Ginny Hanrahan, CEO of CORU, on 30 September 2017, for a pre-AGM talk entitled Statutory Regulation for Psychologists. Click here to view