Evelyn McCabe


HSE West


Dr Evelyn McCabe is a Consultant Psychiatrist in General Adult Psychiatry with a special interest in Medical Psychotherapy. She works with HSE West and with Mayo Mental Health Services she runs a Mentalization Based Therapy group. At the Department of Psychiatry, Galway University Hospital Evelyn set up and ran the first Mentalization Based Therapy treatment programme in the Republic of Ireland.

Evelyn has previously worked with the Mental Health Commission, in Student Psychiatry (Galway Mayo Institute of Technology and National University of Ireland Galway) and in private practice.
She trained in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy at the Irish Institute for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy/ Trinity College Dublin.

Evelyn is a tutor on the MSc in Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy course, Trinity College Dublin. She is a psychotherapy tutor and educational supervisor to the Western Regional Training Scheme in Psychiatry.

Evelyn trained in Basic and Advanced Mentalization Based Therapy at Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families with Anthony Bateman and Peter Fonagy. She also completed the course on Delivering Mentalizing Skills to Mental Health Practitioners at the Anna Freud Centre and is a Mentalizing skills trainer.

Evelyn is supervised by Dr Robin Kissell MD, Director, Borderline Personality Initiative, Semel Institute, University of California, Los Angeles and is a member of the European Society for the Study of Personality Disorder.

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