The Psychological Society of Ireland



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Division of Health Psychology

Welcome to the Division of Health Psychology

The Division's primary aims are to promote awareness of Health Psychology, to facilitate empirical research, to influence Health Service policy formation and to contribute to the education, training and career development of Health Psychologists in Ireland.

2017 Division of Health Psychology Committee:

Chair: Frank Doyle-
Hon. Secretary: Maria Pertl- 
Hon. Treasurer: Patrick Murphy- 
Membership Secretary: Jenny McSharry- 
Public Relations Officer: Eimear Morrissey- 

Gerry Molloy-
Caroline Kelleher-
Claire Donnellan -
Noirin Nealon-Lennox- 
Ailish O’Brien -
Emma Carr -

Contact the Division

To contact the Division please email: To contact the division e-mail the Secretary/Chair on the following email address: 


Membership Information

We would strongly encourage PSI members to apply for DHP membership. We have a modest yearly subscription rate (≤25), which provides several benefits including the following:
• Eligibility to apply for conference travel support
• Eligibility to apply for career awards
• Access to our network of members working in Health Psychology
• Support with organising training events at our annual scientific meetings
• Access to our continuous notification of relevant job opportunities, research funding schemes and training events

The Division rules and application forms are located in the download section of the page.

Details of the Divisions new Travel Bursary Fund are available to download from the 'Downloads' section to the left of this page.

b. Twitter: @PSI_DHP

The 14th Annual Psychology, Health and Medicine Conference will be held in the Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland in 2017

Conference chair: Frank Doyle
Conference website:
To register for the following event click here: 

2017 DHP Awards – this includes a Postgraduate and Early Career Award:
a. The Hannah McGee Early Career Investigator Research Excellence Award
To be eligible to apply for this award, applicants must be:
a) full members of the Division of Health Psychology;
b) Nominees should be no more than 7 years post-doctoral degree

a. The Ruth Curtis Postgraduate Excellence in Research Practice Award
To be eligible to apply for this award, applicants must be:
a) graduate members of the Division of Health Psychology for at least 1 year; and
b) are currently enrolled on a PhD or Masters programme



Related Upcoming Events

An Introduction to Motivational Interviewing
Presenters: Colin O’Driscoll and Gary Broderick

21st - 22nd September


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Prsenter: Ian O’Grady

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Winning Through Well-Being: Exploring the Benefits and Co-Benefits of Sport and Physical Activity (part of the 2017 PSI Autumn Winter Public Lecture Series)
Speakers: Dr Kate Kirby, Dr Tadhg MacIntyre, Jessie Barr & Niamh Briggs

21st September


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