Professor Eóin Killackey

Professor Eóin Killackey

Professor Eóin Killackey picture
Associate Director, Research

BSc(Hons), DPsych(Clinical)

Professor Eóin Killackey is associate director of graduate research and education and the head of the functional recovery research program at Orygen. He has worked as a clinical psychologist in adolescent and adult public mental health settings and in private practice.

Eóin’s research is primarily in helping young people with mental illness recover well. This includes finding ways to help young people with their education and employment and improve their physical health. Another focus of his research is in service system reform in mental illness.

Eóin is a founder of the International First Episode Vocational Recovery group and is a past recipient of the Australasian Society for Psychiatric Research’s Schering-Plough Organon Prize.

Research Interests

Psychosocial recovery, functional recovery, service reform.