Researchers at UCD

Gabrielle O'Kelly


School Of Nursing,Midwifery & Health Sys
Health Sciences Centre
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 716


Honours and Awards

Year: 2002.
Title: Clinical Fellowship in Nursing and Midwifery (2002) Health Research Board, Dublin, Ireland.


Association: Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland (APPI) , Function/Role: Member
Association: The College of Psychoanalysts in Ireland (CPI) , Function/Role: Member
Association: The Irish Psychoanalytic Association (IPA), Function/Role: Associate member
Association: The Irish Group Analytic Society (IGAS), Function/Role: Associate member

Conference Contributions

Kelly, G.; (2007) Recording and transcribing interviews in qualitative research for use with Atlas ti software. [Oral Presentation], CAQDAS 07: Advances in Qualitative Computing, Royal Holloway, University of London, England .
Kelly, G.; (2007) Interpretation in a non-therapeutic setting. [Oral Presentation], 2nd International Conference on Interdisciplinary Social Sciences, University of Granada, Spain .
Kelly, G.; (2004) Technological advances in the recording and transcribing of interviews in qualitative research. [Oral Presentation], 23rd Annual Nursing & Midwifery Research Conference, Royal College of Surgeons in Ireland. Dublin, Ireland .
Kelly, G.; (2003) Transference and countertransference in the nurse-patient relationship. [Oral Presentation], *, University of Wales, Swansea .



Peer Reviewed Journals

O'Kelly, G.; (1998) 'Countertransference in the Nurse-Patient Relationship: A Review of the Literature'. Journal of Advanced Nursing, 28 (2):391-397. [Details]
O'Kelly, G.; (1994) 'Empowerment of the Nurse'. Nursing Review, 13 (1):13-15. [Details]

Conference Publications

O'Kelly G; (2007) Interpretation in a non-therapeutic setting International Social Sciences Conference Granada, [Details]
O'Kelly G; (2007) Recording and transcribing interviews in qualitative research for use with Atlas ti software International CAQDAS Conference London, [Details]


Research Interests

Research interests:
Psychodynamic aspects of nursing, including transference and countertransference in the nurse patient relationship. 
The impact of nurses' unconscious mental processes on their work with patients.
Outcomes for new nurse graduates: Workforce outcomes in successive cohorts of graduate nurses internationally.