Mental Health, Grief and a Practical Response

21 July 2021

In Conversation with Dr. Se├ín O’Connell, Psychologist

Aoife McNickle BL and Diarmuid Connolly BL speak with Dr. Sean O’Connell, Psychologist, on how we manage grief, how we ask for help or assistance, and importantly, how any of us can practically respond.

Dr. O’Connell takes us through

  • The physiological & behavioural response to grief
  • An understanding of depression, and its subtle markers
  • Suicidality
  • How to respond and the language we can use for better conversations around mental health.

This recording was original made and delivered for the membership of The Bar of Ireland, however The Equality & Resilience Committee of The Bar of Ireland are making this resource available publicly, so that anyone who may benefit from it, has access.