Barry is a psychology graduate with an interest in autism spectrum disorder, attachment theory and child mental health. Previously, Barry was an assistant psychologist in the Health Service Executive in Ireland working in child and adolescent primary care and early intervention.
Barry is a recipient of a NIHR School of Primary Care Research PhD Studentship with the Primary Care Unit. Under the supervision of Dr Robbie Duschinsky, Barry will be performing a conceptual analysis of autism spectrum disorder, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder, and attachment related difficulties. Barry will also be exploring the pathway through services for children with autism spectrum disorder in Primary Care.
Previously, Barry has performed research examining parental satisfaction with an intervention for children with autism spectrum disorder and actual clinical outcomes.
PHD research is funded by NIHR School of Primary Care Research