Picture of the founder of MoodSmith Ltd Elaine Ryan
Dr Elaine Ryan Founder of MoodSmith

I’m a psychologist who worked in the National Health Service in England before setting up a private practice in Ireland. During my time in private practice I realised that access to well qualified psychologists was expensive. Not only that, many people would benefit from self help or just reading information from a practitioner. This is what made me start creating courses.

I started this website in 2011 and founded the company MoodSmith® in 2017.

If you would like my help, I have created online self-help courses that I based on my work with clients in my private practice.

I am registered with The British Psychological Society (BPS) and The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

Exposure Response Prevention

What is ERP? Exposure Response Prevention, abbreviated to ERP, is a type of therapy designed to target, reduce and eliminate the compulsions (rituals) within OCD.

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What is Mindfulness? Mindfulness is being conscious of what is taking place in your environment, your thought processes, feelings and sensations in your body, in

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Online Tests

These online tests are free to use and do not require you to input your email address to get results. Tests currently available Please note

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Coronavirus and OCD

I have been updating some articles on MoodSmith, relating to OCD, specifically contamination, and decided it would be more helpful if I write my thoughts

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