Special Interest Group in Trauma & Adversity

About Us

The aim of this group is to bring together the research, current clinical practices, and lived experiences of a variety of clinical presentations from a trauma- informed perspective. To provide a network of information sharing, discussion, research and professional Support in relation to trauma informed practice.

To provide opportunities for training and professional development in the area of Trauma informed practice.

To inform service development and provision at a national level.

The purpose of the TASIG is to provide a forum for psychologists and health Professionals with an interest in trauma informed practice and research. The group aims to increase awareness of trauma informed practice through continuing professional development and providing a space for discussion to promote and increase the provision of trauma informed practice. The TASIG will aim to achieve these objectives by providing talks and workshops. The SIGTA aims to promote awareness of lived experiences of service-users.


Contact Us: trauma@psychologicalsociety.ie 


Sarah O'Byrne


Mira Dobutowitsch


Jade Gill

Membership Secretary

Ethan McGuirk


Zuleika Daly

Ordinary Member

Donal O’Keeffe

Ordinary Member

Catriona O’Toole

Ordinary Member

Sharon Lambert

Ordinary Member

Caroline Martin

Ordinary Member