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Dr Eoin Galavan
 
Eoin Galavan, BA Psych, MA Coun. Psych., D.Clin.Psych., PG Cert DBT, MIACP, Reg. Clin. Psychol. PSI. Dr Eoin Galavan is a Senior Clinical and Counselling Psychologist in the HSE, North Dublin Adult Mental Health Services. He is currently the Clinical Lead for the North Dublin Suicide Assessment and Treatment Service (SATS), and former team leader for the Evolve Dialectical Behaviour Therapy program, both of which are dedicated to treating suicidality and self-harm within the public mental health services. Eoin works with suicidal individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds on a daily basis. Eoin is a highly experienced clinician in utilising the CAMS (Collaborative Assessment and Management of Suicide) model. He is a Senior CAMS-care consultant and has trained hundreds of mental health professionals, counsellors, psychotherapists and volunteers in working with suicidal individuals. He has overseen the roll out of the CAMS model in mental health services, and supervised research examining the outcomes of these services. Eoin is chair for the recently established Special Interest Group in Suicide and Self Harming Behaviour for the Psychological Society of Ireland. Eoin also maintains a private practice where he works with suicidal people of all ages and the parents of suicidal young people. Eoin frequently delivers public talks, national and international conference presentations and contributes to the media on the topic of suicide, as well as authoring articles on the topic. Eoin is currently a Clinical Tutor, Senior Supervising Psychologist and Lecturer in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Program in Trinity College Dublin.  


Past and present Confer events
Preventing Suicide: Psychotherapeutic approaches to help people in despair and at risk of suicide
Saturday 4 February 2017



 
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