Dr. Dorit Wiezorek-Deering

Background

Qualifications
Ph.D., Dublin University, Trinity College, Dublin.

MSc in Child and Adolescent Analytic Psychotherapy, Dublin University, Trinity College, Dublin

B.A. Single Honours Psychology. Dublin University, Trinity College, Dublin

Diploma in Medical Laboratory Science, Munich

 

Infant Attachment, Parenting in different social contexts, Temperament, Infant Mental Health.

Wieczorek-Deering, D. &Halpenny, A. (2012).Theoretical Perspectives on Children’s Development during the Early Years. In MhicMhathúna, M. and Taylor, M. (Eds).Early Childhood Education and Care.An Introduction for Students in Ireland. Gill and Macmillan

Wieczorek-Deering, D. ,Halpenny, A. & Deering , J. (2010). Irish Fathers’ Involvement with their Toddlers in Dual Earner Families: Antecedent and Concurrent Correlates. In Zukauskiene, R. (Ed.), Proceedings of the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology ECDP.Vilnius, Lithuania, August 18-22, 2009 (pp.289-292).Pianoro: Medimond

O’Doherty,A., Wieczorek-Deering D. & Shannon G. (2002): 'Consulting Children: issues raised and questions asked'. in Proceedings of the OMEP conference, Ireland

Quinn S.,Wieczorek-Deering D, Kennedy K. & Martin M. (2002): 'Teacher Reported Behavioural Difficulties in Junior and Senior Infant Classes in Irish Primary Schools'. in Proceedings of the OMEP conference, Ireland

Gaffney, M., Greene S. &Wieczorek-Deering D. (2001): 'The concordance between Mother-Infant Attachment at 18 months and Maternal Attachment 10 years later among Married and Single Mothers'.Special edition (2000) of the Journal of Irish Psychology.

Nugent, K., Lester B., Greene S., Wieczorek-Deering D. & O’Mahoney P. (1996) ‘The effects of maternal alcohol consumption and cigarette smoking during pregnancy on acoustic cry analysis’. Child Development, 67, 4, 1806-1815.

Lafferty, Z. & Wieczorek-Deering, D. (2013). Family Structure and Risk Factors: An investigation into Emotional and Behavioural outcomes for Nine-year olds. Growing Up in Ireland Annual Research Conference. 27th Nov 2013.

Wieczorek-Deering, D.,Halpenny, A. & Deering, J. (2009). Irish Fathers’ Involvement with their Toddlers in Dual Earner Families: Antecedent and Concurrent Correlates. Poster presented at the XIV European Conference on Developmental Psychology , Vilnius Lithuania, August 2009.

Wieczorek-Deering, D. ,Halpenny, A. & Deering , J. (2008). Infant Temperament, Infant Adjustment and Maternal Employment during the Transition  to Day Care. Poster presented at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Wuerzburg July, 2008.

Halpenny, A. ,Wieczorek-Deering, D. & Deering , J. (2008). Balancing Work and Family Commitments: Perspectives of First Time Mothers.Poster presented at the 20th Biennial Meeting of the International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development, Wuerzburg, July 2008.

Wieczorek-Deering, D., Greene, S.,  Lonergan, E. &   Orr, P. &Nugent, K. (2007). Early Patterns of Care, Infant-Mother Attachment Security and Emotional Closeness of Adolescent-Mother Dyads at 17 years of Age. Paper presented at the PSI Annual Conference,  Killarney, Nov, 2007.

Wieczorek-Deering, D. &  Halpenny, A. (2007). Shared Care: Maternal and Infant Adjustment to Full-Day Placement in Child Care. Paper presented at the PSI Annual Conference, Killarney, Nov, 2007.

Wieczorek-Deering, Greene, S. & Nugent, K. (2007).Socio-Contextual and Maternal Mental Health Risk Factors of Disorganised/Disoriented Infant Attachment.Poster at the Society for Research in Child Development, Biennial meeting, Boston, 29th March - 1st April 2007.

Halpenny, A. &Wieczorek-Deering, D. &  Deering, J. (2007). The Transition from Maternity Leave to Returning to Work: Perceptions of Facilitators and BarriersPaper presented at the Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI) Annual Conference, Killarney, November 2007.

Wieczorek-Deering, D. ,Halpenny, A. & Deering, J. (2007). The transition to daycare during the first year of life: an exploratory study of first time mothers´ parenting experiences and adaptation in Ireland. Poster at the XIIIth ESDP European Conference on Developmental Psychology. University of Jena, Germany, 21.- 25. Aug 2007

 

 

Membership of professional bodies 
Psychological Society of Ireland (PSI), Division of Child and Adolescent Psychology (PSI), International Society for the Study of Behavioural Development , Irish Forum for Child and Adolescent Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Associate member of Counselling Division (PSI)

Expert member 
CDI Preschool Programme West Tallaght

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  • Tel 00-353-1-4024201
  • Email dorit.w.deering@dit.ie
  • Teaching Areas

    Child Development; Psychological Adjustment during the Early Years; Abnormal Psychology; Counselling Skills; Research Methods; Transitions across the Lifespan; Interventions during Childhood and Adolescence; Research Methods