Dr. Eimear Goulding
Eimear is a Clinical Psychologist and has worked in a variety of clinical settings during and subsequent to postgraduate psychology training. Most recently she worked as a part of a HSE Early Intervention Team for over two years. She has also worked in Adult Mental Health, Community Mental Health for the Homeless, Primary Care and Disability services.
Eimear completed her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Clin. Psychology) in Trinity College Dublin in 2015. Her doctoral research explored the closure of long-stay hospitals for adults with intellectual disability, from the perspective of their families. Prior to this she obtained an MSc in Evolutionary and Comparative Psychology from the University of St Andrews, Scotland. She graduated with a BA in Applied Psychology from University College Cork in 2008.
Prior to training in clinical psychology, Eimear worked in residential services for adults with intellectual disabilities. She worked directly with residents and care staff to promote independence, community integration and advocacy. She has also worked in research, investigating the impact of early access to speech and language therapy for children.
Eimear has completed training in the Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule, Second Edition (ADOS-2) and the Griffiths Scales of Child Development, Third Edition (Griffiths III). She is also trained in the facilitation of the Parents Plus Early Years programme, EarlyBird and EarlyBird Plus programmes and the Circle of Security programme.
Eimear provides psychological assessment and intervention. She draws upon a range of therapeutic approaches to work collaboratively with children, young people and families to understand their strengths and challenges and to promote resilience and psychological health.