Research Profile

Geraldine Daly

Biography

Originally trained as a Speech and Language Therapist, in The Dublin College of Speech and Language Therapy (TCD) and worked clinically in Cork and the UK. Later retrained as a Childbirth Educator with Cuidiu, The Irish Childbirth Trust, working with women, their partners and new babies, in group settings, during the Ante and Post Natal periods. Having completed a Higher Diploma in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy and a M.A. in Integrative Psychotherapy, has worked in Private Practice, as an Integrative Psychotherapist, since 2001,and teaching on the BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy in the CIT, since 2005. Joined the Department of Speech and Language Therapy, UCC, as a Lecturer in Mental Health in 2015, having worked there as a Problem Based Learning Tutor and Practice Educator, ongoing since 2005.

Research Interests

Main research interests lie in the area of Infant Mental Health and the role of Speech and Language Therapy in Attunement and Pre Verbal Language Development.

Professional Activities

Honours and Awards

 YearTitleAwarding Body
1976Otway-Freeman Award in Speech Pathology Otway-Freeman Award in Speech Pathology

Professional Associations

 AssociationFunctionFrom / To
EMDR, UK/ Ireland Student Member/
Irish Association of Humanistic and Integrative Psychotherapists, IAHIP Member/
Fully accredited member of I.A.H.I.P. Fully accredited member of I.A.H.I.P./
Irish Association of Speech and Language Therapists, IASLT Member/

Employment

 EmployerPositionFrom / To
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork Practice Tutor01-JAN-14 / 30-APR-14
Cork Institute of Technology Lecturer (BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy)01-JAN-05 /
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork Lecturer (part-time), including one semester in 2016 in a full-time capacity01-JAN-15 /
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork Clinical Examiner/
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork Practice Educator – Headway Clinic, Ballincollig, Cork01-JAN-05 /
Cork Institute of Technology Acting Lecturer on BA in Social Care01-APR-13 / 30-JUN-13
Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences, University College Cork Academic Tutor, Problem Based Learning Module01-JAN-05 /
Private Practice Integrative Psychotherapist in private practice01-JAN-03 /
Cork Institute of Technology Lecturer on BA in Counselling and Psychotherapy01-JAN-05 /

Education

 YearInstitutionQualificationSubject
2001University College Cork M.A.M.A. Integrative Psychotherapy
1998University College Cork Higher Diploma Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
1976Dublin College of Speech and Language Therapy L.C.S.T.

Other Activities

 Description

EDUCATIONAL/ VOLUNTARY (2003 - Present) Volunteer on Coisceim Low Cost Counselling, Social and Health Education Project, Ballincollig, Cork – providing psychotherapy to low cost clients; (1987) Chairperson of CUIDIU, The Irish Childbirth Trust - Cork Branch; (1989-1999) Accredited Childbirth Educator, delivering Antenatal and Postnatal education to new parents; (1987-1997) Responsible for organising educational/fundraising events and workshops for voluntary parent support groups.

FURTHER EDUCATION/CPD (2015-2016) Trained in EMDR Trauma Psychotherapy (Currently working towards accreditation as an EMDR trauma psychotherapist); (2010 - 2015) Member of the Infant Mental Health Network, North Cork; (2001 - Present) Student of the Diamond Approach with the Ridhwan School of Self Realisation; (2001-2005; 2009-2011) Ongoing training in Family Systems Psychotherapy; (1999) Diploma in Therapeutic Massage College of Holistic Medicine, Glasgow.

(2013) Compiled and delivered 18 hours of Continuing Professional Development workshops for Psychotherapists on Infant Mental Health – Social and Health Education Project, Ballincollig, Cork.

Teaching Activities

Modules Taught

 Term (ID))TitleLinkSubject
2017Mental Health and Communication Disorders SL4007Mental Health and Communication Disorders

Contact details

  • Geraldine Daly
    Lecturer
  • geraldine.daly@ucc.ie
  • Speech and Hearing Sciences
    School of Clinical Therapies
    Department of Speech and Hearing Sciences
    Brookfield Health Sciences Building
    University College Cork, Cork, Ireland

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