Meet the Consultant
Dr John Cooney, MD, FRCPI, MRCPsych, qualified in 1986 from the RCSI and trained in internal medicine in the Federated Hospitals scheme in Dublin from which he obtained his membership of the Royal College of Physicians. He trained in Dublin for the Membership of the Royal College of Psychiatrists in the UK. He moved to St Bartholomew’s in London where he did his MD in the relationship between stress and psychiatric/psychological disorders and also trained in Cognitive behavioural Therapy at the MaudsleyHospital . His higher training in psychiatry was between St Bartholomew’s & the MaudsleyHospital. Following this he was appointed as a senior lecturer/ consultant Psychiatrist between Guy’s Hospital & Lewisham in South London. He returned to work as a specialist in Mood Disorders in St Patrick’s in Dublin before taking up his current role as consultant in the Psychological Medicine Service focusing on the relationship between physical & mental health.