Technology On Our Mental Lives

mcauley suite booterstown pastoral centre

Professor Colman Noctor will give a lecture on the impact of technology and social media
on our mental health, emotional wellbeing and resilience entitled “Resilience in a Digital
Era” on Thursday, 20th February at 7.30 pm.

Dr Colman Noctor is a Child & Adolescent Psychotherapist in St Patrick’s Adolescent Mental
Health Services and an Assistant Professor in Trinity College Dublin. His specialist area of
interest is in the impact of technology on our mental lives. Colman is the best-selling author of ‘Cop On’, a parenting book for the technological age and a regular contributor to the broadcast and print media.
Title: ‘Resilience in a digital era’
This talk will explore the pressures experienced by families in an era of technology in
contemporary Ireland. The talk will look at the impact of technology and social media on our mental health, emotional wellbeing and resilience. The presentation will explore ways in
which our relationship with technology can affect our family, work and personal lives and
describe ways in which we can support ourselves and our families to become more resilient
in the contemporary world and develop better relationships in a digital era.

Places will be limited and booking is essential with Adrienne at Reception in the Pastoral Centre. The cost is €10 per person.