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Dr. Tim Trimble

Assistant Professor (Psychology)
ARAS AN PHIARSAIGH

Junior Dean (Junior Dean)

Dr Tim Trimble is Junior Dean of Trinity College Dublin; a Lecturer in Applied Psychology and Course Director of the MSc in Applied Psychology at Trinity College Dublin. He is a Chartered Psychologist. Tim is an expert in mental health assessment. Specifically, drawing on one of his main research areas and experience, he delivers courses in suicide risk assessment, prevention, intervention, and postvention. This links in with his expertise in Crisis Intervention and Stress management. These competencies and skills are drawn upon regularly in his role as Junior Dean, as well as in a range of consultancy and related projects. His Forensic Psychology experience also included working with the Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, and Serious and Organised Crime Agency. As well as assisting in interviewing and investigations, projects here included: Production of reports on police complaints for the PSNI, Policing Board, Patten Oversight Commissioner, and Secretary of State. Conducting organizational performance monitoring, designing and managing a wide range of research projects in relation to policing, and developing operational protocols between the Tactical Command Group and external organizations involved in investigations. He has over 12 years experience in delivering leading-edge Occupational Psychology projects to industry; and currently is a Research and Development Consultant with Mindmill. Key projects here include: Assessment and selection for the Belgian defence forces; including pilot selection; Middle East - North Africa career guidance projects. As a Consultant Occupational Psychologist with SHL (UK and Ireland), he designed, developed and delivered a wide range of projects including: Designing the first financial sector recruitment website in Ireland, competency modeling, Career Counselling and Senior Management Coaching, conducting assessment centres for various organizations, and designing a range of psychometric assessment measures. Tim is currently Principal Investigator across a range of research projects in the domain of Suicide prevention, intervention, and postvention, Health-related Quality of Life and Post-traumatic Stress Disorder. Also in adolescent mental health. These cover a broad arena of applied psychology from suicide intervention/prevention programmes, to long-term psychological development of children and adolescents; as well as evaluating the delivery of mental health care and therapeutic programmes. Additionally, Tim is a practising psychotherapist He also has expertise in the areas of Police Leadership and Management and Security and Risk Management. These projects include policing in various countries and jurisdictions, and both military and private security operations in conflict theatres worldwide.
  Adolescent Psychology   Adolescents   Applied Psychology   Child Abuse/Neglect   Child Psychology/Development   Child Support--Governmental/Parental   Children/Youth   Clinical Psychology   Conflict/Dispute Resolution   Counseling/Guidance   Crime Causation   Crime Control   Criminal Behavior   Criminal Identification   Criminal Information Systems   Criminal Justice   Criminal Psychology   Criminological Psychology   Criminology   Cultural Identity   Developmental Psychology   Firearms/Guns   Forensic Psychology and Crime Investigation   Homeland Security   Juvenile Delinquency   Juvenile Justice   Organizational Theory and Behavior   Penology/Correctional Institutions & Procedur   Policing Oversight and Police Complaints   Prison   Psychoanalysis   Psychodynamics   Psychometrics   Security and Risk Management   Terrorism   Violent Behavior   Vocational Counseling   Worker Attitudes and Technology   Young People and Mental Health   Young People and Suicide
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Chartered Psychologist - British Psychological Society Psychological Society of Ireland - Secretary to the Conference Committee
Lynn McGovern Megan Gaffney Timothy Trimble, The experience of orthorexia from the perspective of recovered orthorexics, Eating and Weight Disorders - Studies on Anorexia, Bulimia and Obesity, 2020, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Casey Donaghey Louise Hamilton; Barbara Hannigan; Jonathan Egan; Timothy Trimble; Casey Donaghey; Kristin Osborn, An Exploration of Body Centred Countertransference in Irish Therapists , Psychotherapy, 2020, Journal Article, ACCEPTED
Suzanne Hughes Anne O'Rourke Timothy Trimble, The Experiences of Young Offenders (aged 18 - 21) on Protection in an Irish Prison: Using an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis (IPA) , Journal of Criminal Psychology, 2020, Journal Article, SUBMITTED
Eileen Conmy, Garry Prentice, Patrick Randall, Barbara Hannigan, Tim Trimble, . The Experiences of Women Whose Partner Perpetrated a Sexual Offence: Discovery and Aftermath , Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Kilkenny, November 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Suzanne Hughes, Anne O'Rourke & Tim Trimble, . The Experiences of Young Offenders (aged 18 - 21) on Protection in an Irish Prison: Using an Interpretative Phenomenological Analysis , Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Kilkenny, November 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Megan Gaffney Tim Trimble, . Foundations of the RISKRES: A Theory of Psychological Resilience to Suicidality, Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Kilkenny, November 2019, 2019, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Sean O'Meara Tim Trimble, The Impact of Traumatic Experience in Operational GardaĆ­, Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Wexford, November 2018, 2018, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
Megan Gaffney, Timothy Trimble, Bailey Morgan & Paul Surgenor, Risk and resilience factors for suicidality in adolescents, Psychological Society of Ireland Annual Conference, Athlone, November 2016, 2016, Conference Paper, PUBLISHED
Hallinan, P., Hannigan, B., & Trimble, T., Trauma Informed Care for People Experiencing Homelessness., Psychological Society of Ireland, Annual Conference,, Athlone, Ireland , 2016, Notes: [Hallinan, P., Hannigan, B., & Trimble, T. (2016) Trauma Informed Care for People Experiencing Homelessness. Psychological Society of Ireland, Annual Conference, Athlone, Ireland. November, 2016], Conference Paper, PUBLISHED  URL
H.R. Broughton, S. Cromie, T. Trimble1, J. Cummiskey, D. Corri, RugbyAthletes and the Prevention of Injuriies; an Analysis on Judgement knowledge and Decisions-made, European Journal of Sports Medicine, 3, (2), 2016, p2 - 10, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
  

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Trimble, T.J., Ostermeyer, M., & Craig, I. , Intimidation and harassment of lawyers by police in Northern Ireland., Northern Ireland, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, March, 2003, Report, PUBLISHED
Trimble, T.J., Ostermeyer, M, & Craig, I , Police baton use in Northern Ireland, Northern Ireland, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland. Policing Board for Northern Ireland, March, 2003, Report, PUBLISHED
Trimble, T.J., Ostermeyer, M. & Craig, I , Public awareness of the police complaints system in Northern Ireland., Northern Ireland, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, April, 2002, Report, PUBLISHED
Trimble, T.J., Ostermeyer, M. & Craig, I , Police use of Baton rounds, Northern Ireland, Police Ombudsman for Northern Ireland, October, 2002, Report, PUBLISHED

  

His current research is in collaboration with the Probation Service in Ireland and northern Ireland, and An Garda Siochana, and the Police Service of Northern Ireland - this is evaluating techniques for sex-offender risk assessment. Research with the PBNI also includes evaluating anger management programmes for offenders in the community.