This week we move away from Clinical Psychology and into a new field, Organisational Psychology. Christy sits down with a former Motus team member, Deirbhrin Hanratty, to discuss her experiences moving into the business world and studying a Masters in Organisational Psychology at Manchester University. This advanced course gives you a route into occupational psychology […]
In this episode we have Christy sit down for another solo monologue but this time to discuss his experiences on his current PhD. Christy’s research focuses on the impact of social emotional learning on psychological well-being among early adolescents, with a particular focus on emotion regulation and stress regulatory capacity. Additionally, Christopher has an interest […]
This week Christy sits down with Rebekah Hare to discuss her experiences on the Masters program at UL in Sport, Exercise and Performance Psychology and also how she managed as a Dubliner heading down to Limerick to study. This MSc programme seeks to equip candidates with a sound understanding of theory and research and develop […]
This week we have Christy sits down with another member of the Motus family, Rebecca McDonnell, to discuss her experience studying the MSc in Applied Developmental Psychology at Queens University, Belfast. Applied developmental psychology is the application of basic developmental science in applied contexts. The School of Psychology has expertise in development in adverse contexts […]
This week we have Christy on his own to discuss the Masters he completed at the University of Edinburgh. The program includes courses on the theoretical and methodological aspects of cognitive neuroscience, clinical neuropsychology and brain imaging, and you will complete a dissertation on one of these areas. You will also receive thorough training in […]
This week Christy is joined by two wonderful guests , Kate O'Meara and Luke Murphy, who have worked at Motus and completed the Mental Health Masters at University College Cork. The MA in Applied Psychology (Mental Health) gives you an advanced understanding of the discipline of psychology in mental health settings. The course is designed […]
In this episode Christy sits down with Dayna and Ciara who have worked on the Motus team to discuss their experience in UCD, Dublin for their Psychological Science Masters. The focus of this programme is on acquiring basic applied psychology skills to equip you for doctoral studies in clinical, counselling, educational or organisational psychology, or […]
First episode of Season 5! This season we focus on what it takes to get into a career in Psychology. We'll be talking to people who have completed/are completing masters, PhDs and doctorates in Ireland and abroad. The knowledge gap between getting a psychology degree and becoming a qualified psychologist is complicated, and we felt […]
Have you ever consider sport and its impact on society? Well Eoin and Christy sit down to discuss just that. In the final episode in series 4 of the podcast the lads discuss how sport shapes societal values outside of just giving people an outlet to exercise. While there are benefits to how sport can […]
What a pleasure it was to sit down with the fantastic Greg O'Shea. Olympian, Presenter, Media Personality, Fitness Instructor, Love Island Winner and Law Graduate! Talk about one hell of a CV. Greg sat down with Christy and Eoin for a very open and honest conversation. They discuss his experiences building up to and competing […]
Christy and Eoin sit down to take a scientific look at sports performance and see how some positive emotional health practices can lead to increased performance. They cover things such as habits, motivation, the theory of having a workout partner and also discuss how humour can reduce stress and why this is important to an […]
This week Eoin and Christy are back together to dive into another key topic for athletes; Failure. This is a key area of sports psychology because its a challenging experience all athletes must learn to overcome and learn from. But also overcoming failures is part of life for everyone. The lads discuss how failure is […]
This week we have the pleasure of inviting one of our own onto the podcast as our latest guest. Aine Byrne has been with us from our early days and with her sports and fitness background has helped us with the fitness aspect of our services as our Fitness Consultant. She is also currently working […]
A globe trotting ballet dancer, Suzan Sittig has travelled a lot in her pursuit of a ballet career. From being born and spending her early years in South Africa where she was first exposed to dancing before moving to the UK where she grew up and where she she took her ballet career to the […]
Former Thai Boxer, Ultra-athlete, podcaster, Ultimate Week Survivor and Mental Health Advocate; talk about some serious life experiences. Conor O'Keefe is an excellent role model with an eclectic sporting background and some exciting experiences such as appearing on a documentary that covered mental health and taking part in 'Ultimate Hell Week' tv show which is […]
This week we have a great episode from when Eoin had the pleasure of sitting down with the impressive Hannah Tyrrell. Hannah is a former Ireland Women's rugby union international. She represented Ireland at the 2017 Women's Rugby World Cup. She was also a member of the Ireland team that won the 2015 Women's Six […]
This week we are diving into nutritional side of athletic performance. Christy sits down with Kathryn Stewart, a registered dietitian, to discuss how diet can impact performance and ability to recover between events. Kathryn qualified as a dietitian from Glasgow Caledonian University with First Class Honours. She has worked as a dietitian in both the […]
This week, Eoin and Christy are back on the pod together to discuss the responsibility for coaches and parents of young athletes. They cover a wide range of topics from how sport can be a positive life learning experience for children as well has how important the role of a coach can be in the […]
This week is a very exciting episode where Eoin had the opportunity to sit down with Cormac Ryan to discuss his mental health journey. A former Dublin county hurler Cormac has dealt with his own mental health challenges culminating in an eating disorder which he is still learning to live with. His journey to recovery […]
Christy and Eoin are back for the latest edition of our series on sports and sports psychology. This week they dive into the topic of habits and how they form a key part of an athletes preparation and also how normal people can implement habits into their days to get more out of it. They […]
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