Supporting people to lead full, valued and independent lives

Brian Muldoon, principal psychology manager

BROTHERS of Charity Services in Ireland provides supports to over 7,000 people with an intellectual disability or autism and operates in almost 1,000 locations throughout Ireland including Limerick City and County.

Staff are recruited from a wide variety of backgrounds including social care, psychology, speech and language therapy, social work, physiotherapy and nursing.

Brian Muldoon is principal psychology manager with Limerick Services and has completed a BA in Psychology, an MSc in Applied Psychology, and postgraduate diplomas in Clinical Psychology, Counselling, and Health Service Management.

“I have been privileged to work with BOCSI for the past 27 years,” says Brian.

“I enjoy working as a member of a multidisciplinary team and I love the variety of projects and challenges in this sector.”

Brian’s role is a mix of clinical work and managing projects.

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“Clinically, I am the assigned psychologist to support 70 adults. I am also the line manager of our psychology, speech and language, occupational therapy and physiotherapy departments in our adult services.

“I also lead projects such as securing funding for adults with intellectual disabilities to attend third-level education, and funding to build new day service premises. I am also the FOI Decision Maker for our region.”

Brian continues: “For any psychology graduate, I would highly recommend joining a multidisciplinary team in the field of intellectual disability.”