The Tale of Lorraine Lynch


Sugru’s Director of Innovation – Lorraine Lynch

BA, PGDipPsych,  MScHPsych,  mPSI, mBPS

Lorraine Lynch graduated from the National University of Ireland, Galway with a B.A. in Psychology and English. Following from this, Lorraine achieved a Postgraduate Diploma in Psychology from the Open University and a First-Class Honours in a Master of Science in Health Psychology from the University of Ulster, including a Class-A Distinction in her dissertation. Lorraine was a Doctoral Research Fellow in the University of Limerick conducting interdisciplinary research on Dyspraxia with the Psychology and the Physical Education and Social Sciences (PESS) departments, prior to joining the BPS Division of Health Psychology, where she will gain registration with the Health and Care Professions Council.

Lorraine has completed Continual Professional Development courses in the use of a number of intervention strategies, research software, suicide prevention, child protection, mindfulness, therapeutic play, mental health advocacy, neurodevelopmental conditions, and TEFL.


Lorraine has extensive experience working with children and families presenting with a variety of needs within the realm of health psychology, including well-being, chid protection, addiction and mental health difficulties. Lorraine has worked with children with mild to severe developmental delays, as well as with children requiring therapeutic intervention in Ireland, America, Africa and Asia. Lorraine’s primary role is in forging new ways of assisting those with neurodevelopmental disorders using a holistic approach through social support and individualized therapeutic programmes.

Lorraine holds professional memberships with the Psychological Society of Ireland and the British Psychological Society; whose codes of ethical practice she abides by.

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