Larkin Feeney is a consultant psychiatrist with the St. John of God Community Adult Mental Health Services in Dublin and he served as Clinical Director from 2017-2022. He has extensive experience in the assessment and treatment of the full range of mental health difficulties. He has interests in the treatment of severe mental illness; recovery and rehabilitation; medical education and training; information technology and mental health service development. He was a Senior Lecturer with RCSI from 2009 to 2022 and has published extensive research in a wide range of mental health areas. He has been Consulting Editor of the Irish Journal of Psychological Medicine since 2010. He has led Balint groups for doctors and others over many years.