Supervision

Current Research Students

Daniel Duffy (Doctor of Philosophy, PhD) Implementing Digital Interventions: the development and feasibility of an evidence and practice-informed model of implementation in healthcare services
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Sharon Chi Tak Lee (IRC Research PhD)
Who does iCBTwork for and why: A machine learning and network analysis approach to understanding and predicting treatment outcomes in iCBTfor depression and anxiety.
Supervisors: Claire Gillan, Jorge Palacios and Derek Richards as Enterprise Mentor

Kate Lawler (IRC Research Masters) A qualitative study of dropout from an internet-delivered CBT intervention for adults with symptoms of depression and anxiety
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Masters Students

Josephine Gilmartin (MSc Applied Psychology) Exploring the Relationship between therapeutic alliance and outcomes in an internet-delivered intervention for individuals with depression and anxiety.
Supervisors: Angel Enrique & Derek Richards

Jade Walsh (MSc Applied Psychology) Exploring the Relationship between usage and outcomes in an internet-delivered intervention for individuals with depression and anxiety.
Supervisors: Angel Enrique & Derek Richards

Polly Kennedy (MSc Applied Psychology) Following up internet-delivered Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: A mixed-methods investigation into post-therapeutic use of CBT skills across depression/ anxiety presentations (Secondary analysis of an RCT)
Supervisors: Nora Eilert & Derek Richards

Clare McCormack (MSc Applied Psychology) Following up internet-delivered Cognitive behaviour Therapy: A mixed-methods investigation into experiences associated with post-therapeutic CBT skills usage (Secondary analysis of data from an RCT)
Supervisors: Nora Eilert & Derek Richards

Gillian Kelly (MSc Applied Psychology) User experience of an online iCBT platform and its relationship to clinical outcomes and measures of engagement
Supervisors: Jorge Palacios & Derek Richards

Selina Braddish (MSc Applied Psychology) Use of psychiatric medication in patients undertaking iCBT treatment. Associations to the usage of the platform and outcomes
Supervisors: Jorge Palacios & Derek Richards

Previous Students

2019

Alicia Salamanca (Doctor of Philosophy, PhD) Assessing the efficacy of a culturally adapted Cognitive Behavioural Internet-Delivered Treatment for college students with depressive symptoms in Colombia.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Emma O’ Brien (Doctorate in Clinical Psychology) Contributions of therapist behaviours to the therapeutic alliance and outcome in iCBT for depression and anxiety.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Charlotte Wilson

Nora Eilert (Doctorate in Counselling Psychology) Following up internet-based Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: CBT skills usage and its mediation of outcomes throughout follow-up.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Aisling Creighton (MSc Applied Psychology) Repetitive negative thinking and its relation to outcomes in iCBT for depression and anxiety disorders.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Angel Enrique

Aoife Mulrooney (MSc Applied Psychology) Use of iCBT amongst older populations: engagement and outcomes.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Jorge Palacios

Olwyn Mooney (MSc Applied Psychology) Feasibility and acceptability of an Internet-delivered intervention for resilience.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Angel Enrique

Jessica Knight (MSc Applied Psychology) Emotion regulation in iCBT for depression and anxiety disorders.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Angel Enrique

Oisin Carey (MSc Applied Psychology) Factor analysis symptom profiling in ICBT for depression and anxiety disorders.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Jorge Palacios

Leora Sharma (MSc Applied Psychology) Expectations at baseline and how it relates to usage and outcome in iCBT for depression and anxiety disorders.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Jorge Palacios

2016 – 2017
Judith Burke (MSc Applied Psychology) Training, being responsive nad building alliance online: Exploring the experiences of volunteer supporters in an iCBT intervention for depression
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Tim Trimble

Rand Hassan (MSc Applied Psychology) Examining the cultural relevance among Asian minority groups of an internet-delivered CBT intervention for depression and anxiety.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

2015 – 2016
Phelim Tierney (MSc Applied Psychology) Outcomes from the waiting list group in an internet-delivered intervention for depression.
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Caroline Earley (MSc Applied Psychology) Preventing depression: examining the benefits of depression-focused iCBT for participants who do not meet clinical thresholds
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Jackie Boland (MSc Applied Psychology) Investigating the imapct of an internet-delivered stress intervention on teenagers
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Charlotte Wilson

John O Burke (MSc Applied Psychology) Helpful aspects of therapy in an online intervention for anxiety
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Sinead D’Arcy-Bewick (MSc Applied Psychology) Acceptability, Feasibility, and Satisfaction of an Internet-delivered Treatment for Generalised Anxiety Disorder
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Tim Trimble

2014 – 2015
Lisa Murphy (MSc Applied Psychology) Internet-delivered treatment for depression: A randomized controlled trial, examining depression and quality of life outcomes
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

2013 – 2014
Amy Walsh (MSc Applied Psychology) Users’ experiences and engagement with the design features/strategies used in Silvercloud Health online programme (MindBalance Anxiety) for Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak

Eileen Maher (MSc CBT) An exploration of ‘Mind Balance’ an internet-delivered programme for depression in a Health Service Executive secondary care setting in Ireland
Supervisors: Derek Richards & Ladislav Timulak