Joe is a registered psychologist originally from Ireland; however, he likes to think of himself as almost Australian now. He has experience from the Kimberley, Western Australia where he co-founded the award-winning Alive & Kicking Goals! Suicide prevention project in 2008.


After moving to NSW Joe has worked on the Central Coast and Sydney in both the not-for-profit and private hospital settings in many areas including trauma, addiction, mood disorders and as a suicide prevention trainer (ASIST).


He completed his PHD at UNSW/Black Dog Institute based on the trial od the world’s first app for suicide prevention (ibobbly) and is a member of the Clinical Advisory Group.