Michael Mackey graduated from the University of Limerick with a B.Sc. in Bioscience in 2020 and is currently studying a M.Sc. in Clinical Neuroscience at the National University of Galway. Michael’s research interests include examining the biological underpinnings of neuropsychiatric disorders, with a particular focus on the immune systems role. Michael is undertaking a researchContinue reading “Michael”


Keith is currently doing his Master’s degree in Clinical Psychology at Utrecht University in The Netherlands. As part of his Master’s, he is also a psychotherapist intern at Spirasi, primarily focusing on 12-month check-ins and group therapies for asylum seekers and refugees that are survivors of torture. Alongside his Master’s, he is currently finishing hisContinue reading “Keith”


Hi, I’m Tom, I study sports science at Loughborough and cycle a lot. I am passionate about adolescent mental health because I have struggled for a few years and have watched a lot of others suffer so I blog and work on research projects.

Emma Berry

PhD, Lecturer in Health Psychology, Queen’s University Belfast (Co-I of Mood Movement) Emma Berry is a Lecturer in Health Psychology in the School of Psychology at Queen’s University Belfast. Emma teaches at undergraduate and post-graduate level on topics including stress and health, the psychological impact of chronic illness, and health behaviour change. Emma’s research interestsContinue reading “Emma Berry”

Emily McGlinchey

Research Fellow of Psychological Trauma and Mental Health, Queen’s University Belfast (Co-I of Mood Movement) Dr Emily McGlinchey is currently working as a Research Fellow at the Stress Trauma and Related Conditions (STARC) Research Lab, based in the Psychology Department of Queen’s University (QUB). Emily is also a BPS accredited Low-Intensity CBT (LI-CBT) therapist with overContinue reading “Emily McGlinchey”