The talk takes place in the Red Hall, Chartered Accountants House, 47 Pearse Street, Dublin 2 and commences at 6.30pm.
Dr Diamond is a clinical psychologist and international expert in the area of teenage depression and suicide. He is a professor and chair of the Department of Psychology at Ben-Gurion University in Israel.
Dr Diamond and his colleague Professor Guy Diamond, recently received the annual research award from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
In 2014 the American Psychological Association published their book “Attachment-Based Family Therapy for Depressed Adolescents”.
Ireland has the fourth highest teenage suicide rate in the EU (after Finland Estonia and Lithuania).
Dr Diamond’s talk will focus on outlining the ways in which parents can work to reduce some of the risk factors associated with adolescent depression and suicidal thoughts among teenagers.
The Psychological Society of Ireland is the professional body in Ireland for the psychology profession with approximately 3000 members.
If you would like to attend please visit the PSI website - www.psihq.ie
Dr Diamond did an interview yesterday on RTE Drivetime with John Murray.
Please see below a link to the interview (it starts at 02.18.11)