Conal graduated from University College of Cork in 2015 and holds a Masters in Applied Psychology. Conal joined the NSRF in July 2018 as a part-time senior researcher for the Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Team. He has worked on a number of projects in the National DBT office, including the implementation of a skills training workshop for clinicians in emergency departments working with emotionally dysregulated clients across Ireland.
Since January 2019, Conal has taken a second role as Statistical Epidemiologist and works primarily on the National Self-Harm Registry Ireland. Conal’s duties include performing data analysis requests and compiling national annual reports on self-harm presentations in Ireland.