Mary Joyce is the co-ordinator of the National Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) Project which implements DBT in community mental health services across Ireland. The project both trains and evaluates this implementation of DBT at a national level across Ireland. The research evaluation examines the effectiveness of the intervention for participants, the implementation process, and the economic effectiveness of DBT in Ireland.
Prior to this project, Mary completed her PhD in Applied Psychology in University College Cork. Her PhD research focused on developing scales to measure individual differences in online environments. During this time, Mary also worked as a lecturer, demonstrator and tutor, focusing primarily on teaching Research Methods and Statistical Applications in Psychology.