At Honan and Associates we have a large team of

Psychologists and Behaviour specialists who are happy to

support you and your family

Kellie Conway
Practice Manger
Kellie is responsible for the smooth running of the practice, including the administration and account management. She oversees the office operations and procedures. Kellie has over five years experience in a management role and will be happy to answer any quarries you may have.
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Dr Lucy Brady BCBA-D, C.Psychol., Ps.S.I
Company Director & Chartered Psychologist
Lucy is a behavioural psychologist with current Chartered membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Lucy has over 20 years experience working with autistic people, individuals with ADHD, intellectual disabilities and challenging behaviours in a variety of settings including schools, day services, homes and hospitals. She is a Doctoral level Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA-D) She attained her undergraduate degree Psychology with the University of Manchester and her Masters degree in Psychology and disability studies with Manchester Metropolitan University. She then attended Trinity College Dublin to achieve her a postgraduate diploma in Applied Behaviour Analysis. Lucy completed a PhD in Psychology with the University of Kent, Tizard Centre. Lucy has presented at a number of national and international conferences on the topic of procedural fidelity. Lucy worked as a teaching assistant on the MSc ABA course with Queen’s University Belfast and lectured on the MSc ABA & MSc PBS courses with the Tizard Centre. Lucy has a keen interest in working with autistic women and adults with intellectual disabilities. Lucy utilities a number of approaches to inform her practice including Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT).
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Jacinta McComish MSc, C.Psychol. Ps.S.I
Company Director & Chartered Psychologist
Jacinta is a qualified Counselling Psychologist with current Chartered membership of the Psychological Society of Ireland. Jacinta attained her honours degree in Psychology at the School of Psychology, NUI, Maynooth. Jacinta went on to complete her Master’s Degree in Counselling Psychology at the School of Psychology, Trinity College, Dublin. During this time, she completed a number of placements working with children, adolescents and adults with behavioural, cognitive, and emotional difficulties. Jacinta also gained more specialised experience working with young adults with Asperger’s Syndrome registered with the AS Project at Trinity College. Jacinta also completed an additional course in Psychometrics at Trinity College. She specialises in working with and supporting clients and their families in seeking assessment in relation to Autistic Spectrum Disorder and in subsequent Psycho-Educational work with both children and adults. In clinical practice, Jacinta takes an integrative approach to working with people. Drawing on different psychotherapy approaches to provide psychological intervention adapted to the individual’s needs
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Dr Rita Honan
Consultant Psychologist
Rita Honan, B.A., MSc, PhD, is a Fellow of the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) and a Chartered Clinical, Counselling & Educational Psychologist. She was also a Board Certified Behavior Analysist-Doctoral level until her retirement. She continues to be involved in the PSI Autism Special Interest Group and the Division of Behaviour Analysis. She has had a lifelong interest in working with and on behalf of children and adults with disabilities and their families. After 20 years in the field in the U.S. she spent 23 years working in Dublin including Principal Psychologist and Coordinator of the HSE Beechpark Services for children with autism and their families. In this role in the 1990’s, she initiated the first classrooms for children with an ASD in mainstream schools. She was Director of the MSc in Counselling Psychology course at Trinity College Dublin for many years and while there initiated the first postgraduate training courses in Applied Behaviour Analysis and Clinical Supervision in Ireland. Missing ‘hands on’ engagement with kids and families, she eventually moved exclusively into private practice until her retirement. She maintains an ongoing Consultant role at Honan & Associates.
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Dr Mollie-Kate Richardson
Mollie-Kate Richardson is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist, graduating from TCD's D.Couns.Psych. in 2019. Mollie has worked both therapeutically and diagnostically with children and adults who are neurodivergent. Mollie also has experience in Child & Adolescent Primary Care, Adult Mental Health, and a specialised service offering support to people who have experienced childhood trauma. Mollie works from a neuro-affirmative, trauma-informed and person-centred perspective, with specific interests in attachment relationships within neurodivergent families, neurodivergence and eating behaviours, and the general mental health of neurodivergent individuals. Mollie provides assessments to children, adolescents and adults, along with offering one-to-one therapy which is always tailored to the needs of the client.
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Barry Hickey, MSc
Behaviour specialist/ACT therapist
Barry has a BA (Mod) Psychology and an M.Sc. (ABA) in Psychology from the University of Dublin, Trinity College, as well as advanced Training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He has more than 20 years’ experience working with children and adults with Developmental Disability and/or Autism. Working from a perspective primarily informed by Applied Behaviour Analysis, ACT/ Contextual Behavioural Science, Behavioural Neuroscience and Positive Behaviour Support, his professional areas of interest include Executive Function, Perspective-taking, Skills Development, and Anxiety in high-functioning individuals on the Autism Spectrum. Barry also has extensive experience working with families and staff teams who support individuals challenged by their environments.
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Chantal Sommer, MSc, BCBA
Behaviour specialist/Trainer
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Amy Walsh, MSc, BCBA
Behaviour Specialist
Amy is a behaviour specialist with almost 10 years experience working with antics individuals and people with intellectual disabilities. She has worked in a variety of settings including schools, residential care, day services and in people's own homes. Amy is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) who received her undergraduate degree in psychology from IADT and her Masters in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Trinity College Dublin Amy takes a near affirmative approach when working with clients. Amy primarily works with children and young adults helping them to build up skills to reach their goals and improve their overall quality of life. This often includes working with their support network such as their family, teachers and other professionals
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Eimear Kelly, MSc, BCBA
Behaviour Specialist
Eimear is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst (BCBA) with almost 10 years of experience working in the area of behaviour support. Eimear completed her Bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Queens University, Belfast and her Master’s degree in Applied Behaviour Analysis from Bangor University, Wales. Eimear is also a trainee counsellor and psychotherapist, currently studying a Bachelor’s degree in this area. Eimear is originally from County Tyrone, however after spending 7 years working in London, she made the move back to Ireland and is currently residing in Dublin. Eimear works primarily with individuals with autism spectrum disorder, mental health difficulties and/or behaviours of concern. She works collaboratively with the individual, supporting and empowering them to live the life they want to live, with nothing holding them back. With the aim of offering a holistic style of support, Eimear also works directly with the individual’s wider support systems, including parents, family members, school staff and other support staff
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Kevin Lynch, MSc
Assistant Behavioural Psychologist
Kevin is a Behavioural Psychologist (in training) who is currently completing his Masters in Applied Behavioural Analysis in Trinity College Dublin. Kevin holds a Degree in Marketing, a Degree in Psychology and a Masters in Applied Psychology. He is a graduate member of the Psychological Society of Ireland and a member of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science. Since 2014, Kevin has worked with a number of different organisations in both research and clinical practice, covering a broad range of ages and population groups. Kevin has also completed a number of ACT training courses and currently works with people from a Behaviour Analytic/ACT framework to help them build relevant skills and to live a life that's meaningful to them.
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Jordan Raftery, MSc
Assistant Psychologist
Jordan attained her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the National University of Ireland, Galway (NUIG). She has worked as a teaching assistant in an Educate Together school, with a focus on supporting those with Autism Spectrum Disorders. She also has experience of being a caregiver. Jordan graduated with a Master's degree in Psychology from Dublin City University. Jordan's role within Honan & Associates focuses on aiding with the reporting of ASD and ADHD assessments in both children and adults. Current interests include; the ongoing and recent research of women with ASD, all things animals, books, music and art!
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