The 2017-2018 Lecture Series

Time for each talk: 7.00 – 8.30pm
Location: Main Lecture Theatre/Hall of St. Patrick’s Hospital

Date:               Wednesday, September 20th, 2017

Topic:               An Introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for the Treatment of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

By:                    Yvonne Tone, Trinity College Student Counsellor and Cognitive Behavioural Therapist


Date:               Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Topic:              OCD, BDD and Trich/TTM and the Family

By:                   Dr Michael McDonough, Consultant Psychiatrist, Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, and Director of the Anxiety Unit at St. Patrick’s Hospital


Date:               Wednesday, January 17th, 2018

Topic:              An Overview of Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD)

By:                               Fionnula MacLiam, B.A., RGN, RMN, PGDip Psych, MSc, Reg Psychol (PsSI), Trinity College Lecturer


Date:               Wednesday, February 21st, 2018

Topic:              Religious Scrupulosity

By:                   Fionnula MacLiam, B.A., RGN, RMN, PGDip Psych, MSc, Reg Psychol (PsSI), Trinity College Lecturer


Date:               Wednesday, March 21st, 2018

Topic:              An Overview of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) & How it Applies to OCD, BDD and TTM

By:                   Aisling Curtain, BA, MSc, Counselling Psychologist, ACT Now Purposeful Living Co-Director


Date:               Wednesday, April 18th, 2018

Topic:              OCD in Children and Adolescents

By:                   Aaron Swift, BSc, MSc, Counselling Psychologist, St. Patrick’s Mental Health Services,


Date:               Wednesday, May 16th, 2018

Topic:              An Overview of Compulsive Hoarding Disorder

By:                               Debbie van Tonder, B.A., PGDip Cognitive Psychotherapy,MBSR,CNS: Anxiety Disorders Program and Cognitive Behaviour Psychotherapist


Further Details:
St. Patrick’s Hospital, James Street, Dublin 2. Parking is available in St. Patrick’s Hospital.
The Luas runs every few minutes on the Tallaght Line (get off at Heuston Station and it is a 5 minute walk up the hill from there).
Bus: 12320651B51N69N78A
Go to James Street and from there it is a 5-10 minute walk.

Each lecture is worth 1.0 Learning Credit (CPD). The PSI Learning event number is 16353 and talks are open to individuals who may be a sufferer or have an interest in these disorders as well as for professionals and students. No advanced booking required.