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Welcome to the Division of Neuropsychology


The Division of Neuropsychology (DoN) was formed in conjunction with the International Neuropsychology Society (INS) in July 2005. This group in general meets bi-monthly in order to discuss and develop issues relevant to Neuropsychology in Ireland. The DoN committee meets regularly with support from the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) to develop clinical and policy issues of relevance and it is particularly committed to developing policies and guidelines for the practice and advancement of Clinical Neuropsychology nationally.


  • Developing and informing national standards and policy regarding Neuropsychology in Ireland.
  • Promoting evidence-based practice in clinical neuropsychological research.
  • The sharing and dissemination of information, experience and resources.
  • Developing a support network for all psychologists working within or akin to Neuropsychology.
  • Highlighting the needs, and advocating on behalf neurological and neuropsychological patient populations.


Contact Details

Dr. Brian Waldron


The Committee Members 2016

Dr. Brian Waldron
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland

Dr. Robert Coen
Senior Neuropsychologist, Memory Clinic, Mercer's Institute for Research on Ageing, St. James's

Dr. Sarah Casey
Clinical Neuropsychologist, Acquired Brain Injury Ireland, Drogheda

Communications Officer 
Tom Burke
Clinical Research Fellow, Department of Psychology, Beaumont Hospital
PhD Candidate, School of Medicine, Trinity College Dublin.

Membership Secretary 
Dr. Garret McDermott
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, HSE, North Dublin mental health service for older persons.

Committee Members
Dr. Neil Austin
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Tallaght Hospital

Dr. Simone Carton
Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist & Head of Department of Psychology, National Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Sarah Clarke
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Psychology, Beaumont Hospital

Dr. Mary FitzGerald
Research Psychologist

Dr. Diane Gillan
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Department of Psychology, Beaumont Hospital

Dr. Sandra Hayes
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Child Neuro, Private Practice, Dublin

Dr. Nick Kidd
Senior Clinical Psychologist, Jonathan Swift Clinic, St. James’s Hospital

Dr. Karen Looney
Principal Clinical Neuropsychologist St. Patrick's University Hospital

Dr. Cathal McAuliffe
Principal Specialist Clinical Neuropsychologist / Clinical Director, Three Steps, Navan

Dr. Fiadhnait O’Keeffe
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, National Rehabilitation Hospital

Dr. Corinne Pearson
Principal Specialist Clinical Psychologist, St Clare’s Disability Services & Talbot Group Community

Dr. Elaine Rogers
Senior Clinical Neuropsychologist, Brothers of Charity Services, Limerick

Dr. Mairead Smyth
Senor Clinical Neuropsychologist, Assessment, Consultation and Therapy Service (ACTS) Tusla

Committee Meetings
Bi-monthly, PSI Offices

International Neuropsychology Society

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