Dr Cathal Morgan

Cathal Morgan currently works as Head of Disability Operations for the Health Service Executive where he has lead responsibility for oversight and implementation of supports and services for people with a disability in Ireland. He was also appointed as a member of the Board of the National Disability Authority.

Previously, Cathal worked at local government level as Director of the Dublin Region Homeless Executive (formerly the Homeless Agency) and held previous roles including the position of National Strategy Manager for the former Health Boards and as a member of the Governments’ National Drug Strategy Team. He holds a PhD in clinical research from the School of Medicine in UCD where he studied the “lived experience” of suicide amongst vulnerable cohorts.

He also holds an MSc in Clinical Psychotherapy and a BA in Psychoanalytic Studies and is a registered member of the Irish Council for Psychotherapy and the Association for Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in Ireland.


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