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Clinical Psychology


Clinical psychologists are trained mental health professionals who work in hospitals, community, public and private sectors.

A clinical psychologist has completed at least six years of training, their work is regulated by a professional charter and they see people with a wide range of difficulties.  Some examples of the kinds of problems people would see a clinical psychologist about include:  coping with illness, worry, depression, anxiety, panic attacks, post traumatic stress, pain management, sexual or relationship difficulties, eating disorders, complicated bereavements and sleep difficulties.


The clinical psychology department provides a service to individuals referred from the pain management and urology teams at Mercy University Hospital.

Referrals from General Practitioners (GPs) and self-referrals CANNOT be accommodated.


1 full-time Principal Clinical Psychologist / Clinical Neuropsychologist qualified to Doctoral level.


Telephone:  086-3812635 (secretary)

Useful Resources

The Psychological Society of Ireland - www.psihq.ie

The British Psychological Society - www.bps.org.uk