Dr Paul D’Alton is Head of the Department of Psychology at St Vincent’s University Hospital, Dublin and Associate Professor at the School of Psychology, University College Dublin. He is founder and Co-Director of the MSc in Mindfulness Based Interventions at UCD, having himself trained in mindfulness
based interventions at Oxford and at the University of Massachusetts (USA) where mindfulness-based interventions in healthcare originated. He has been teaching mindfulness for 15 years.
Paul completed his clinical psychology training in Trinity College, Dublin in 2004 and has worked as a clinical psychologist, educator, and researcher since this time. He is a Fellow and past President of the Psychological Society of Ireland. He has completed a number of funded research projects and is frequently invited to speak at scientific gatherings nationally and internationally. He has published several book chapters and peer-reviewed journal articles.
Paul lives in Dublin, is a committed cyclist and a reasonable cook.