Siobhain McArdle

Name: Siobhain McArdle
Country: Ireland
Degrees: Ph.D.
Current job title: Lecturer Applied Psychology
Institution: Dublin City University
Short autobiography:

PhD Sport and Exercise Psychology, University of Birmingham, 2003; MSc. Sport and Exercise Psychology, Manchester Metropolitan University, 1999; PG Dip Cognitive Psychotherapy, Trinity College Dublin, 2010, BA. Hons Psychology, York University, Toronto, 1997 Lecturer Dublin City University, 2003 to present. Cognitive Behavioural Therapist, ExWell Medical Center, Dublin City University, 2004 to present .

Reason for joining: To form collaborative links with other researchers across Europe who have similar research interests. To engage in larger scale European collaborative research projects in this area. To develop my knowledge and expertise in the area of appearance dissatisfaction and its implications for psychosocial functioning.
Current research interest in relation to the COST Action: I am interested in stigmatizing attitudes in professionals towards individuals with appearance related mental health issues and the implications of such attitudes on helpseeking in youth.
COST Actions Outcomes:
E-mail: Siobhain.mcardle@dcu.ie
Link to institution: www.dcu.ie/info/staff_member.php?id_no=1172