Podcasts

This page contains Psychological Society of Ireland podcasts, all of which are also available on the main audio platforms such as iTunes, Soundcloud, etc.

2021 PSI Podcast Series

The 2021 PSI Podcast Series features Vicky Phelan, Prof. Luke O’Neill, Damien Dempsey and Adam Harris as they each join a psychologist to discuss specific areas over the four-part series. 

The series launches on Friday 26 March with a new episode being released each Friday over a four-week period.

• 26 March: ‘From Lockdowns to Vaccines: Where are we with COVID?’ with Prof. Brian Hughes and Prof. Luke O'Neill.
• 02 April: ‘Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance’ with Ruth Connolly and Adam Harris.
• 09 April: ‘Waxing Lyrical About Male Mental Health’ with Dr Damien Lowry and Damien Dempsey.
• 16 April: ‘The Trauma of Cervical Cancer’ with Dr Anne Kehoe and Vicky Phelan.

Podcasts will be available here as well as all main audio platforms.

 

2021 Podcast Series: Ep.3 - Waxing Lyrical About Male Mental Health

In the third episode of the series, singer songwriter Damien Dempsey and PSI Chartered Member Dr Damien Lowry explore men’s mental health in ‘Waxing Lyrical About Male Mental Health’. Listen as they discuss mental health problems and their links to social issues, as well as the mental health tones portrayed in Dempsey’s lyrics and how psychology helps people heal from depression.

 

2021 Podcast Series: Ep.2 - Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance

The second episode in the 2021 PSI podcast series coincides with World Autism Awareness Day and sees PSI Chartered Member Ruth Connolly and Adam Harris, CEO of Ireland’s national Autism charity AsIAm, explore ‘Autism Awareness and Autism Acceptance’

 

2021 Podcast Series: Ep.1 - From Lockdowns to Vaccines: Where are we with COVID?

In the first episode of the Psychological Society of Ireland's (PSI) 2021 Podcast Series we welcome Prof. Brian Hughes, PSI Chartered Member and Professor of Psychology at NUI Galway, and Prof. Luke O'Neill, Professor of Biochemistry in the School of Biochemistry and Immunology at Trinity College Dublin, as they discuss circumstances surrounding the pandemic, vaccine hesitancy and where the nation currently stands in the fight against COVID-19.

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2020 PSI Podcast Series - Part 2

2020 Podcast Series: Part 2, Ep.6- Young People’s Mental Health

In the last episode of the PSI Podcast Series: Part 2, we are joined by Dr Olive Moloney, Chartered Member of the PSI and Clinical Manager at Jigsaw, and Karen O’Donoghue from Jigsaw Kerry’s Youth Advisory Panel, to discuss Mental Health and Young People.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 2, Ep.5 - How to Become a Psychologist 

In the second last episode of the PSI Podcast Series: Part 2, we speak to Alison Dillon and Niamh Doody, Trainee Clinical Psychologists and members of the PSI’s Early Graduate Group, about How to Become a Psychologist.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 2, Ep.4 - Bereavement During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In our next episode of the PSI Podcast Series: Part 2, we present to you Bereavement During the COVID-19 Pandemic. Chartered Psychologist and member of the Division of Psychotherapy, Stephanie Bloom-Nervi, joins us to speak about this extremely relevant topic.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 2, Ep.3 - Autism

This week in our PSI Podcast Series: Part 2, we are joined by Chartered Member Lorraine Madden, Clinical Director and Educational Psychologist, and member of the PSI Special Interest Group in Autism, as she speaks to us extensively about Autism.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 2, Ep.2 - A Look Back on the Role of Behaviour Analysis During the COVID-19 Pandemic

In the next podcast of the PSI Podcast Series: Part 2, we meet with Psychologist and Behaviour Specialist, and member of the Division of Behaviour Analysis at the PSI, Padraig Walsh, who speaks about the Role of Behaviour Analysis During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This podcast was recorded some months ago, therefore, it focuses predominantly upon behaviour change during the initial months of the COVID-19 pandemic.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 2, Ep.1 - Office Based and Remote Working

The first podcast of our 2020 PSI Podcast Series: Part 2 sees Chartered Member Kathleen Halligan and Ian Croxon, Organisational Psychologist, discuss a topic that is particularly relevant at the moment: Office Based and Remote Working – how to get the best of both worlds.

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2020 PSI Podcast Series - Part 1

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.7 - Social Media & Children

In our final podcast of our 2020 PSI Podcast Series, we meet with PSI President Mark Smyth, who talks to us about this highly relevant topic: Social Media & Children. 

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.6 - The Weightloss Industry

This week in our PSI Podcast Series, we are joined by Chartered Member Vincent Mc Darby and Roisin Gowan, Clinical Specialist Dietitian, to talk to us about The Weightloss Industry.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.5 - Emotional Intelligence & Stress 

In our next podcast, we are delighted to present to you Emotional Intelligence & Stress. Chartered Member of the PSI, Eva Doherty, joins us to discuss this highly relevant topic. 

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.4 - Anxiety In Children

In this week's podcast, we meet with PSI President Mark Smyth, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, who talks to us about Anxiety In Children.

 

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.3 - Managing Suicidal Behaviour in Young People

In our third podcast of 2020, we are joined by Ian Power, CEO of SpunOut.ie & Crisis Text Line Ireland along with Dr Anne Kehoe, Senior Clinical Psychologist and member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. They both discuss and offer advice on this highly relevant topic: Managing Suicidal Behaviour in Young People.

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.2 - What Is Mindfulness?

In our next podcast, we are joined by Dr Damien Lowry, Chartered Member of the PSI and Professor of Psychiatry at Trinity College Dublin, Dr Brendan Kelly, where they discuss What Is Mindfulness? 

 

2020 Podcast Series: Part 1, Ep.1 - Coping with Lockdown

In our first podcast of 2020, we are delighted to present to you Coping with Lockdown. Discussing this highly relevant topic is President Mark Smyth, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, who offers advice to people during COVID-19. 

 

 

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2019 PSI Brexit Podcast

The Psychology of Brexit 

We are delighted to present our first podcast: The Psychology of Brexit. This podcast sees media professional Máire Treasa Ní Cheallaigh joined by Prof. Brian Hughes and Prof. Ian Robertson to discuss this highly relevant topic.