Louise McHugh is a professor in psychology at University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland. She is a world leading expert in contextual behavioural science. She has published over 100 papers in the area of behavioural science and her work has been funded by national and international funding bodies such as the Irish Research Council, the Health Research Board, FP7, the British Academy, the ESRC and the Leverhulme Trust. Louise is the director of the UCD CBS lab. Louise is the president elect for the UK and Republic of Ireland Ireland ACBS Chapter. Louise has been a Fellow of the Association for Contextual Behavioural Science since 2014. She is a peer reviewed ACT Trainer and is an Associate Editor for the Journal of Contextual Behavioural Science.