Ciaran Mulholland

Queen's University Belfast, Northern Ireland

Ciaran Mulholland is a Consultant Psychiatrist and a Senior Lecturer in Psychiatry at Queen’s University Belfast, Northern Ireland. He is clinical co-lead of an innovative service for young people who are at risk of developing serious mental illness, many of whom have suffered psychological trauma and Clinical Director of the recently established Regional Trauma Network for the treatment of conditions occurring as a consequence of trauma, especially trauma resulting from the Northern Ireland "Troubles". He sits on the UK Contact group which seeks to co-ordinate clinical services for veterans with mental health problems. In his research he primarily explores the role of psychological trauma in the aetiology of psychotic symptoms.