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Jan de Vries Trinity College Dublin, Ireland

Jan de Vries works as an Assistant Professor at the School of Nursing and Midwifery, Trinity College Dublin. His teaching experience in psychology goes back over 30 years and includes the development, design and implementation of applied psychology modules and programmes in the Netherlands, Germany, Ireland, the UK and USA. He has lived in the Netherlands, Ireland and California and worked in several universities. He has also worked as a piano teacher, stress a trauma consultant and coordinated programmes of dialogue at the Glencree Centre of Reconciliation in Ireland. He has been working in the School of Nursing and Midwifery in Trinity College Dublin since 2007 and has worked tirelessly on developing the interface between psychology and nursing in a wide variety of contexts and at all relevant levels. This has included advising the Nursing and Midwifery Board of Ireland on psychology for nursing registration, curriculum development within Trinity College and a myriad of teaching modules at undergraduate and postgraduate level. His research interests include psychology of nursing, cognitive dissonance, mental health interventions, hand washing and several other health care related topics. He has published reviews of a number of nursing psychology texts. Jan and Fiona have collaborated on several publications on the cusp of psychology and nursing.