Dr O’Donoghue Provides:

Emma-web

 

Psychological Therapy

Emma utilises a number of psychological interventions including Cognitive Behavioural therapy (CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) and Family Intervention (FI) to treat adults (aged 18+), who present with a range of psychological difficulties including:

  • Depression & Stress
  • Low Self-Esteem
  • Bereavement
  • Bipolar
  • Psychosis
  • Postnatal Depression/ Postpartum Psychosis
  • Trauma
  • Post-traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Panic
  • Health Anxiety
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
  • Social Anxiety
  • Phobias
  • ADHD
  • Sleep Difficulties

 

Consultation, Training and Workshops
  • Consultation and training for mental health practitioners and trainee psychologists in psychological approaches in treating adults with psychosis and bipolar affective disorder.
  • Training psychologists and mental health practitioners on facilitating individual and group-based Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for adults, people with psychosis and bipolar, and carers of people with mental health problems.

 

Supervision
  • Supervision for professionals working with adults with psychosis and bipolar affective disorder.
  • Supervision on incorporating acceptance and mindfulness methods (including ACT) in psychological treatment.

 

Publications

Books:

O’Donoghue, E., Oliver, J., Morris, E., (Eds) (in prep). ACT for Recovery: Group Intervention for Psychosis Manual. New Harbingers Ltd

 

Journal Articles:

Butler, L., Johns, L., Byrne, M., Joseph, C., O’Donoghue, E., Jolley, J., Morris, E., Oliver, J. (2016). Running Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Groups for Psychosis in Community Settings. Journal of Contextual behaviour Science.

O’Donoghue, E., Morris, E., & Evangeli, M. (submitted). Psychological flexibility in first episode psychosis.

O’Donoghue, E. & De Rosa, C. (Submitted). Involving peer facilitators in ACT groups: Issues to consider and a personal narrative from a peer facilitator.

Jolley, S., O’Donoghue, E., Morris, E., Oliver, J. & Johns, L. (Submitted). ACT for Recovery. A randomised controlled trial of the effectiveness of third wave group cognitive therapy in promoting wellbeing in service users and caregivers in community psychosis settings.

O’Donoghue, E., & Morris, E., Oliver, J., Johns, L., Jolley,S., (in prep). ACT for Recovery. Investigating mechanisms of change in ACT workshops for service users and caregivers in community psychosis teams.

Amisten, H., O’Donoghue, E. & Jolley, S. (in prep) Qualitative experiences of ACT groups for service users and caregivers in community psychosis settings.

 

Workshop and Conference Presentations

O’Donoghue, E., & Oliver, J. (2015). Skills Development Workshop in Acceptance & Commitment Therapy approaches for working with psychosis. 2 day intermediate skills workshop delivered to CBT therapists, psychologists and other mental health practitioners. London, UK.

O’Donoghue, E. (2014, 2015). Half-day clinical training on psychological approaches for bipolar disorder. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. University College London (UCL). London, UK.

O’Donoghue, E., Morris, E., & Johns, L. (2015). Skills workshop – ACT for psychosis. Half day workshop at Association of Contextual Behaviour Science 13th Annual World Conference. Berlin, Germany, July.

O’Donoghue, E., Morris, E. (2015). Research symposium. Mechanisms of Change in Group Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Psychosis workshops: The ‘ACT for Recovery’ (ACTfR) Study. Association of Contextual Behaviour Science 13th Annual World Conference Berlin, Germany.

O’Donoghue, E. & Wingrove, J (2013; 2014, 2015). 1 day training on ACT approaches in psychological treatment. Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. Institute of Psychiatry, Psychology and Neuroscience (IOPPN). London, UK.

O’Donoghue, E. (2014). Research symposium. Group Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Psychosis: The ‘ACT for Recovery’ (ACTfR) Study. UK and Ireland Contextual Behaviour Science Conference. London, UK.

O’Donoghue, E., & Morris, E. (2014). Skills workshop – Caring with Compassion. Skills for working with carers of people with psychosis. UK and Ireland Contextual Behaviour Science Conference. London, UK.

O’Donoghue, E. (2014). Group Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Psychosis: The ‘ACT for Recovery’ (ACTfR) Study. UK and Ireland Contextual Behaviour Science Conference. Dublin, Ireland.

O’Donoghue, E. & Butler, L. (2013). Research symposium. The role of service user co-facilitators in delivering ACT for Recovery workshops. Association of Contextual Behaviour Science 11th Annual World Conference. Sydney, Australia.

O’Donoghue, E. (2013). Research symposium. Group Acceptance & Commitment Therapy for Psychosis: The ‘ACT for Recovery’ (ACTfR) Study. UK and Ireland Contextual Behaviour Science Conference. London, UK.