Dr Rachel Egan
Clinical Psychologist & Trainer
Dr Rachel Egan is a Senior Clinical Psychologist at St. Patrick’s University Hospital, Dublin Ireland. Rachel has over 12 years’ experience working in Adult Mental Health and Forensic settings. She has specialised in group therapy for over a decade, including developing and implementing a group therapy programme for convicted sex offenders and as clinical lead of the Group Radical Openness programme in Saint Patrick’s Hospital. Rachel is a Chartered Psychologist with the Psychological Society of Ireland and a Member of the British Psychological Society. She has played a key role in developing Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) in St. Patrick’s Hospital, implementing their distinctive group approach. She is also a member of the CFT research team. Rachel has a passion for CFT and has attended training with Paul Gilbert, Chris Irons, Kate Lucre, Deborah Lee, Russell Kolts, Charlie Heriot-Maitland and Tobyn Bell.