Mary has an MA in Occupational Psychology, as well as a BA in English and Psychology (University College Cork, Ireland). She is proficient in both UK and US English. Mary has worked in the Irish Health Service for more than 20 years, in health research, mental health and social sciences. She has published a range of articles in peer reviewed journals. She has also published a book on suicide prevention and has developed training manuals. Living in Ireland, she has a strong appreciation of culture and the arts. Mary takes great pride in her work, and is thorough and attentive to detail.