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Margaret Daly

Lecturer

School Of Psychology
Newman Building
Belfield
Dublin 4

Tel: +353 1 7168612
Email: margaret.daly@ucd.ie

Biography

Professional history: 

Consultant trainer: Worked as training officer with Institute of Public Administration(1978-81) with personnel from Irish, Malawian and Zambian health services in Ireland and Zambia. Ran courses in management skills for Management and Research Development in AIB (1992-1994).

Psychologist: worked as Psychologist with Galway Co. Association for Mentally Handicapped Children (1985-1987). 
Commissioned to run research survey on staff of major bank group who had suffered armed bank raids and together with senior management drew up procedures to support bank staff in aftermath of such raids.
Counsellor to staff in aftermath of band raids for Bank of Ireland, AIB and Irish National Bank (1991-1993)

Psychotherapist : Psychotherapist with Turning Point (1987-1990) and then in private practice (1990-present day) working
with clients (specialist areas- bereavement and trauma) and supervision of therapists 

Joined UCD in 1995 and acted as Course Directors of MA (Counselling)Psychology (1995-1997), Higher Diploma in Careers Guidance (1996-2001). Currently Course Director of HIgher Diploma in Psychology.

Am currently in process of completing PhD on "The impact on therapists of working with survivors of trauma"

 

Professional

 

Associations

Association: Council of PSI , Function/Role: 1996-1998:
Association: Chair of Executive Committee, Irish Constructivist Psychotherapy Association , Function/Role: 1998-1999:
Association: Member of Board of Irish Council for Psychotherapy , Function/Role: 1998-1999:
Association: Member of the Management Committee of National Centre for Guidance in Education, Function/Role: 1999-present:
         

Employment

Employer: Institute of Public Administration
Position: Training Officer
Employer: Galway County Association
Position: As Psychologist
Employer: Turning Point
Position: Psychotherapist
Employer: UCD
Position: Course Director MA (Counselling Psychology) (1995-1997)
Employer: UCD
Position: Course Director Higher Diploma in Careers Guidance 1996-200

Education

Year 1977 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: H Dip in Education Subject:
Year 1993 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: MPsychSc Subject:
Year 1983 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: Dip Psych Subject:
Year 1976 Institution: University College Dublin
Qualification: BA Subject:
 

Consultancy

Client: Irish Hospice Foundation and Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland
   

Other Activities

External Examiner to MSc in Guidance and Counselling in Trinity College Dublin
External Examiner to Msc in Integrative Psychotherapy run by Metanoia Institute and validated by Middlesex University

Publications

                                                                                                     

Research

Research Interests

Psychological trauma;  Bereavement; Professional, Ethical and Legal aspects of psychotherapy practise; Psychotherapy/counsellor training, Constructivist Psychotherapy and Sensorimotor Psychotherapy; Self- Care for psychotherapists and health care professionals.
Am currently in process of completing PhD project: The impact on therapists of working with survivors of trauma.