Moya is a clinical psychologist who trained both in Ireland and in the USA. With almost twenty years experience as a clinical psychologist, Dr. O'Brien has worked for many years in the area of special needs and continues to provide consultation to schools. She has taught on the MSC in Education and on the Career Guidance and Counselling course in the National University of Ireland in Maynooth. She is a Board Certified Behaviour Analyst. Her experience includes working in the May Institute Cape Cod and working in the Institute for Applied Behaviour Analysis in Los Angeles. She was employed in the Irish Eastern Regional Health Authority as manager of the Parenting Unit before co-founding ICEP Europe. Moya's current research interests include the application of ABA in both mainstream and special school settings and the implementation of school-wide policies for the support of students with special educational needs and/or challenging behaviour.