Bronagh Fitzpatrick is a Chartered Health Psychologist and currently undertaking her Doctoral training in Clinical Psychology at the University of Galway. A graduate of the University of St. Andrews, Bronagh undertook her professional training in Health Psychology through the NHS Education for Scotland’s Health Psychology Training Programme in 2012. She obtained Chartered Psychologist Status with the British Psychological Society in 2015 and is also a member of the Psychological Society of Ireland. She is interested in the interplay between mental health and adjustment to, and management of long term conditions.
Bronagh doctoral thesis research is focused on exploring the links between psychological wellbeing, adjustment to gestational diabetes and maternal and neonatal outcomes.
Bronagh has experience in managing multi centre feasibility trials, as well as in application of qualitative and quantitative research methods. She has authored and co-authored several peer- reviewed publications and presented at numerous national and international conferences. She has been involved in psychology teaching on both undergraduate and postgraduate psychology modules, as well as supervising health psychology trainees and developing modules for the NHS Education for Scotland’s Health Psychology training programme.