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Dr. Annmarie Grealish

Biography

Dr Grealish is a lecturer in mental health at the University of Limerick and a visiting senior lecturer at King's College London. She is the Course Director for the MSc Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care, and MSc Perinatal Mental Health. She is a qualified general nurse, mental health nurse, cognitive behaviour therapist (CBT), and Interpersonal Therapist practitioner (IPT) with a specialism in young people's mental health. In 2014, she completed her PhD in Psychology at the Division of Psychology and Mental Health, University of Manchester. She has extensive experience of clinical practice, research and education in mental health. She worked in a number of clinical settings, including; acute in-patient care, primary and secondary care, and specialist Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services (CAMHS) in NHS Lothian. Annmarie also undertook research funded by the Scottish Executive in 2001 evaluating and implementing Telehealth in CAMHS whilst working as a CBT and IPT practitioner. She moved into academia in 2003 and held lectureships at the University of Salford, and King's College London before commencing at University of Limerick in Jan 2019.

Research Interests

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 continues to provide supervision and training in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) (CAMHS) in the UK and Ireland. Annmarie also supervise MSc research dissertation students on MSc Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care course, and MSc Perinatal Mental Health course. She is the primary supervisor for three funded PhD at University of Limerick, and second supervisor for four international funded PhD students at King's College London. Annmarie is the International Editorial Advisory Board for the Journal of American Nurses Association -New York.

Currently Annmarie is co-investigating 2 funded research projects including:

  • Jun 2019-Jun 2022: Annmarie is a co-applicant on PTSD Experimental Treatment Trial (PETT study) with colleagues at King's College London 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. Source: Forces in Mind Trust, Value £416,194GBP.
  • Mar 2021-Mar 2022: Annmarie is a co-applicant on A Digital 'Talking Tool' for Young People with the Division of Psychology and Mental Health at University of Manchester. Source: eNurture, UK Research & Innovation, Value £43,344GBP.






Teaching Interests

In my current role, I am the Course director for MSc in Psychosocial Interventions in Mental Health Care https://www.ul.ie/gps/course/nursing-psychosocial-interventions-mental-health-care-msc and MSc in Perinatal Mental Health https://www.ul.ie/gps/course/perinatal-mental-health-msc.

I am the module co-ordinator for the Undergraduate NM4283 and Postgraduate NS6101, NS6101 and NS6042 modules. I teach the Theory and Practice of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy; Psychosocial Interventions; Developmental Trauma, Mental Health and Wellbeing of Children and Young People, Therapeutic Interventions with Children, Young People and Families; Perinatal Mental Health.

Professional Activities

Education

  • 2018 King's College London - Teaching and Learning in Higher Education
  • 2014 University of Manchester - PhD (Psychology)
  • 2001 South of Scotland Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Course - PGDip Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • 2001 Royal College of General Practitioners Psychiatrists Edinburgh - Certificate Interpersonal Psychotherapy (IPT)
  • 2000 University of Edinburgh - MSc Nursing and Education
  • 1998 Napier University Edinburgh - BSc Nursing and Health Studies
  • 1997 Napier University Edinburgh - Advanced Diploma of Higher Education Mental Health
  • 1994 University College Hospital Galway - Registration General Nursing

Other

  • External Examiner, MSc Psychological Therapies at Department of Clinical Psychology, University of Edinburgh
  • External Examiner, Doctoral Degree in Clinical Psychology, Department of Clinical, Educational and Health Psychology, University College London
  • Visiting Senior Lecturer, King's College London
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapist (CBT) Trainer and Supervisor, Trinity College Dublin

Publications

Peer Reviewed Journals

2022

The effectiveness of psychological interventions for pregnant women with anxiety in the antenatal period: A systematic review
Callanan F.;Tuohy T.;Bright A.M.;Grealish A.
(2022) The effectiveness of psychological interventions for pregnant women with anxiety in the antenatal period: A systematic review
In Midwifery;
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2021.103169

2022

Women's experiences of prison-based mental healthcare: A systematic review of qualitative literature
Bright, A., Higgins, A., Grealish, A.
(2022) Women's experiences of prison-based mental healthcare: A systematic review of qualitative literature
In International Journal Of Prisoner Health;
[ULIR]

2021

The Effectiveness of Psychological Interventions for Pregnant Women with Anxiety in the Antenatal Period: A Systematic Review
Fiona Callanan;Teresa Tuohy;Ann-Marie Bright;Annmarie Grealish;
(2021) The Effectiveness of Psychological Interventions for Pregnant Women with Anxiety in the Antenatal Period: A Systematic Review
In Midwifery;
DOI: 10.1016/j.midw.2021.103169

2021

Safeguarding communications between multiagency professionals when working with children and young people: A qualitative study.
Jahans-Baynton K;Grealish A;
(2021) Safeguarding communications between multiagency professionals when working with children and young people: A qualitative study.
In Journal Of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Nursing : Official Publication Of The Association Of Child And Adolescent Psychiatric Nurses, Inc;
DOI: 10.1111/jcap.12363

2020

The Efficacy of Psychological Interventions on Health-Related Quality of Life for Patients with Heart Failure and Depression: A Systematic Review.
Helal SI;Lee G;Evans C;Grealish A;
(2020) The Efficacy of Psychological Interventions on Health-Related Quality of Life for Patients with Heart Failure and Depression: A Systematic Review.
In The Journal of cardiovascular nursing;
DOI: 10.1097/JCN.0000000000000779

2020

A literature review about the prevalence and identification of people with an intellectual disability within Court Liaison and Diversion Services
Marshall-Tate, K; Chaplin, E; McCarthy, J; Grealish, A
(2020) A literature review about the prevalence and identification of people with an intellectual disability within Court Liaison and Diversion Services
In Journal of Intellectual Disabilities;
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1108/JIDOB-10-2019-0023
[ULIR]

2020

A literature review about the prevalence and identification of people with an intellectual disability within court Liaison and Diversion services
Marshall-Tate K.;Chaplin E.;McCarthy J.;Grealish A.
(2020) A literature review about the prevalence and identification of people with an intellectual disability within court Liaison and Diversion services
In Journal of Intellectual Disabilities and Offending Behaviour;
DOI: 10.1108/JIDOB-10-2019-0023

2019

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

2019

A systematic review: the influence of social media on depression, anxiety and psychological distress in adolescents
Keles B.;McCrae N.;Grealish A.
(2019) A systematic review: the influence of social media on depression, anxiety and psychological distress in adolescents

DOI: 10.1080/02673843.2019.1590851

2017

Engagement and effective information provision to promote recovery from depression.
Bruder N;Gettings S;Grealish A;
(2017) Engagement and effective information provision to promote recovery from depression.
In Nursing children and young people;
DOI: 10.7748/ncyp.2017.e733

2017

Woman-centred care during pregnancy and birth in Ireland: thematic analysis of women's and clinicians' experiences.
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.
In Bmc Pregnancy And Childbirth;
DOI: 10.1186/s12884-017-1521-3
[ULIR]

2017

Does empowerment mediate the effects of psychological factors on mental health, well-being, and recovery in young people?
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?
In Psychology and psychotherapy;
DOI: 10.1111/papt.12111

2016

Psychosocial Intervention Use in Long-Stay Dementia Care: A Classic Grounded Theory.
Hunter A;Keady J;Casey D;Grealish A;Murphy K;
(2016) Psychosocial Intervention Use in Long-Stay Dementia Care: A Classic Grounded Theory.
In Qualitative health research;
DOI: 10.1177/1049732316632194

2013

Qualitative Exploration of Empowerment from the Perspective of Young People with Psychosis
Grealish, A;Tai, S;Hunter, A;Morrison, AP
(2013) Qualitative Exploration of Empowerment from the Perspective of Young People with Psychosis
In Clinical Psychology & Psychotherapy; HOBOKEN : WILEY-BLACKWELL
DOI: 10.1002/cpp.785

2011

Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 2.
Hunter A;Murphy K;Grealish A;Casey D;Keady J;
(2011) Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 2.
In Nurse researcher;
DOI: 10.7748/nr2011.10.19.1.6.c8765

2011

Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 2
Hunter A.;Murphy K.;Grealish A.;Casey D.;Keady J.
(2011) Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 2
In Nurse researcher;
DOI: 10.7748/nr2011.10.19.1.6.c8765

2011

Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 1
Hunter A.;Murphy K.;Grealish A.;Casey D.;Keady J.
(2011) Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 1
In Nurse researcher;
DOI: 10.7748/nr2011.07.18.4.6.c8636

2011

Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 1.
Hunter A;Murphy K;Grealish A;Casey D;Keady J;
(2011) Navigating the grounded theory terrain. Part 1.
In Nurse researcher;
DOI: 10.7748/nr2011.07.18.4.6.c8636

2010

Improving quality of life for adolescents with psychosis
Andrew Hunter, Annmarie Grealish, Maura Dowling
(2010) Improving quality of life for adolescents with psychosis
In Mental Health Practice;
DOI: 10.7748/mhp2010.04.13.7.32.c7650

2005

Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
Grealish A.;Hunter A.;Glaze R.;Potter L.
(2005) Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare
In Journal Of Telemedicine And Telecare;
DOI: 10.1258/1357633054461921

2005

Telemedicine in a child and adolescent mental health service: participants' acceptance and utilization.
Grealish A;Hunter A;Glaze R;Potter L;
(2005) Telemedicine in a child and adolescent mental health service: participants' acceptance and utilization.
In Journal Of Telemedicine And Telecare;
DOI: 10.1258/1357633054461921

2005

Telemedicine in a child and adolescent mental health service: Participants' acceptance and utilization
Annmarie Grealish, Andrew Hunter, Robin Glaze, Louise Potter
(2005) Telemedicine in a child and adolescent mental health service: Participants' acceptance and utilization
In Journal Of Telemedicine And Telecare;

2004

Introducing Telehealth Consultations to a CAMHS Inpatient Service: Review of a Pilot Project
Grealish, A., Glaze R, & Potter, L
(2004) Introducing Telehealth Consultations to a CAMHS Inpatient Service: Review of a Pilot Project
In Telehealth Practice Report;

Other Journals

2020

A study protocol: the role of relational orientation in the relationship between social media use and mental health in adolescents
Keles, B., Leamy, M., Trainor, G., Murrells, T., & Grealish, A.
(2020) A study protocol: the role of relational orientation in the relationship between social media use and mental health in adolescents
In Social Science Protocols;
[ULIR]