About the author

Paul GilliganPaul Gilligan is a Clinical Psychologist and CEO of St Patrick’s Mental Health Services, the largest independent provider of mental health care in Ireland. He is an internationally recognised children’s rights and child protection advocate. Author of Keeping Your Child Safe, a child protection book for parents, he provides consultancy services to a number of child protection organisations in Ireland and Europe. Formerly CEO of the ISPCC, and  Chairman of the Children’s Rights Alliance, he is a regular contributor to TV, radio and print media.