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Dr. Sean Foy

Seán is the Founder and Managing Director of The Learning Curve Institute and is a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in the caring profession for over 25 years. He holds a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (NUI, Galway), a Masters in Addiction Studies (Middlesex University), an Honours degree in Social Work (Metropolitan University, London) and an Honours degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Middlesex University), a Diploma in Drug Dependence (The Maudsley Hospital London), and a Higher Diploma in Education (Bristol University of the West of England).

Sean is an adjunct lecturer at NUI Galway on the Masters in Social Work and the Clinical Doctorate in Psychology and is a frequent guest lecturer with the school of Social Work faculty in the London Metropolitan University. He has delivered presentations to a variety of international conferences and continues to be involved in research.  Seán is a published author and has just completed his book Solution Focused Harm Reduction. https://www.amazon.co.uk/Solution-Focused-Harm-Reduction-effectively/dp/3319723340

Seán works from an evidence-based approach and strongly believes in working in a way that is considered, compassionate, and creates a meaningful relationship with people.


Seán in conversation with Mags Dillon of Mayo Drug and Alcohol Family Support in Lunchtime Winter Wellness Sessions for Alcohol Awareness Week November 2020
Irish Life Health interview with Seán on Dealing with Addiction during Lockdown

Repsychl interview with Seán on How Ireland’s mental health and addiction crisis is evolving