Dympna has a BA (University College Dublin) in Psychology and Philosophy, an MA in Psychology (Tavistock Institute London) and a Postgraduate Diploma in Systems Thinking, as well as professional training in psychoanalysis (Jungian).
She has worked as an organisation development specialist in large organisations and has over twenty years’ experience of working as a consultant to top level executives in international public and private sector companies. As the Director of Learning Solutions at London Business School, she worked with organisations, including NHS England, to design customised programmes to meet the specific needs of the employees. Since taking on the leadership of Our Time she has developed training programmes, and worked with school leadership teams to raise awareness of the prevalence and impact of parental illness and increase support for children and young people who have a parent with a mental illness.
Dympna is interested in mental wellbeing in its broadest sense, having trained and worked in therapeutic settings as well as applying her knowledge to the world of work. She believes that the mind is our most powerful resource, and as such, determines much of our life experience.See more from Dympna Cunnane