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Ms. Sinead Fitzgerald
Director of Clinical Co-ordination, Psychology


After completing a qualification in clinical psychology through the British Psychological Society and the Eastern Health Board, I worked as a full time clinical psychologist in an adult mental health service North Dublin. Following this I combined clinical work and work as a clinical coordinator / trainer in TCD and St.Brendan's Hospital. As part of my post as Principal Psychologist in the HSE I continue to work on a range of organisational projects involving psychology in the Health Service Executive. I am an active member of PSI and the Clinical Division ,and have been chair of the External Validation Committee of PSI on behalf of the Department of Health and Children. My clinical interests include the recovery model of mental health wellbeing, clinical risk and teamworking.

Research Expertise


Eating disorders. Developmental Psychopathology, Depression.


Adult Development; Clinical Psychology; Clinical supervision; DEPRESSION; Developmental competencies in clinical training; Developmental Psychopathology; EATING DISORDERS; Leadership ; Personal Professional development; Risk and resilience; Service user involvement in mental health; Teamworking



Psychological Society of Ireland 2000 – Present

Group of Trainers in Clinical Psychology British Psychological Society 2001

Clinical Division PSI 2000

External Validation Committee PSI 2009