Special Interest Group in Paediatric Psychology


Membership is open to all PSI members at a fee of €10 per annum.

If you are not a member, please join us

Please find the application form below. When filling in your details, please note that applicants to SIGPeP do not need to enter details into the Training and Experience section as this information does not apply to you. As this is a standard form for all groups and divisions, please ignore the Special directory tick box and the Supporting doc upload field. 

If you are already registered, please log in with your member details.  

Who we are: Aims and Objectives

SIGPeP is a special interest group within the PSI that was formed as a means of bringing together clinicians and researchers with an interest in Paediatric Psychology in Ireland.





SIGPeP Has 6 Main Objectives:

  1. To provide opportunities for training and professional development in the area of Paediatric Psychology
  2. To promote research and evidence-based practice in Paediatric Settings
  3. To provide forums for discussion, information sharing, and professional support
  4. To provide informed advice to the PSI and other bodies on matters related to psychological practice within this specialist area
  5. To promote the field of Paediatric Psychology within Psychology, at a service and organisational level, and at a broader societal level
  6. To promote collaboration between paediatric and community services through the establishment of a support network

Contact Committee: paediatric@psychologicalsociety.ie 


Claire Conlon


Sarah Carroll

Vice Chair

Mairead Dempsey


Catherine Matthews


Laura Gallagher

Membership Secretary

Vincent McDarby

Communications Officer

Caroline Heary

Research Officer

Helena Lydon

Research Officer

Helen O’Neil

Ordinary Member

Anne Marie Casey

Ordinary Member

Anne Marie Casey

Ordinary Member

Hazel Moore

Ordinary Member

Apply Online

To join this group you need to be a member of the PSI.
If you are a member please log in.
If you are not a member our join us page is here