Dr Grealish is a lecturer in mental health in the Department of Nursing & Midwifery, Faculty of Education & Health Sciences at the University of Limerick and a visiting lecturer at King’s College London. Annmarie’s research focuses on empowerment, psychosis, trauma, resilience, psychological therapies (CBT, TF-CBT, IPT) and early interventions for young people with mental health problems. She also has particular interest in schools as sites of mental health support and is currently working on the development of school-based youth peer mentoring intervention to improve mental health. Annmarie is also a co-applicant on PTSD Experimental Treatment Trial (PETT study) which is comparing a new treatment called Reconsolidation of Traumatic Memories (RTM) with an existing treatment called Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (TF-CBT) for military veterans with PTSD (Sept 2019-Sept 2021). Annmaire continues to provide supervision and training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (CAMHS) and is currently supervising two international funded PhD students (full-time) at King’s College London.  


Keles B., McCrae, N., Grealish, A. (2019). A systematic review: the influence of social media on depression, anxiety and psychological distress in adolescents, International Journal of Adolescence and Youth, DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2019.1590851



Grealish A, Tai S, Hunter A, Emsley R, Murrells T, Morrison AP. (2017). Does empowerment mediate the effects of psychological factors on mental health, well-being, and recovery in young people? Psychology and Psychotherapy: Theory, Research and Practice. 90(3):314-335 1 DOI: 0.1111/papt.12111



Hunter, A, Devane, D, Houghton, C, Grealish, A, Tully, A & Smith, V. (2017). Woman-centred care during pregnancy and birth in Ireland: thematic analysis of women’s and clinicians’ experiences' BMC Pregnancy and Childbirth, 1-11. 322. DOI: 10.1186/s12884-017-1521-3



Bruder, N., Gettings, Grealish, A. (2017). Engagement and effective information provision to promote recovery from depression. Nursing Children and Young People, vol 29, no. 2, pp. 38-43. DOI: 10.7748/ncyp.2017.e733



Hunter, A., Murphy, K., Grealish, A., Casey, D., Keady, J. (2016). Psychosocial intervention use in long-stay dementia care: a classic grounded theory. Qualitative Health Research. 1-11, DOI: 10.1177/1049732316632194



Grealish, A., Tai, S. Hunter, A. and Morrison, T (2013) Qualitative Exploration of Empowerment from The Perspective Of Adolescents With Psychosis, Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. 20(2):136-48. DOI: 10.1002/cpp.785