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by Mudisco
Sun Aug 25, 2019 11:12 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Social Work as an excellent alternative
Replies: 5
Views: 1527

Re: Social Work as an excellent alternative

Thank you for your response. You are of course entitled to your opinion. I will say that recently, an article in the Guardian did reveal that around 50% of social workers are working for agencies due to the number of vacant posts. By doing this, hourly rates of £30.00 are not only frequent, but hap...
by Mudisco
Fri Jul 26, 2019 6:15 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: HI therapist vs AP for clin psych as a long term goal
Replies: 6
Views: 1172

Re: HI therapist vs AP for clin psych as a long term goal

It would depend on which CP course you want to apply to. I was a qualified PWP for 15 months when I got on the doctorate and most of my answers from the clinical questions were from when I was a support worker. I know some trainee PWPs and some senior PWPs who got on the doctorate. There is no hard ...
by Mudisco
Sat Jun 08, 2019 8:07 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Time to Give Up? *sad face*
Replies: 13
Views: 2305

Re: Time to Give Up? *sad face*

Ok, here's the deal... I'm nearly 33 years old and I am getting absolutly nowhere. I've reached a point where I am very very close to not only giving up my dreams of working as a Psychologist but also on the whole concept of having a career. Without listing my entire CV I have the following 'going ...
by Mudisco
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:36 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

Hey everyone... So I'm thinking of starting a whatsapp group for us and was wondering what you guys think? As it'll probably be easier than logging onto here to reply and more private too! If you're interested please private message me your number and I'll add you to the group. Cheers :D I think th...
by Mudisco
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

What an awesome thread! Hello everyone! I'm Dan, I accepted just the other week, now planning to move down from Norwich. My placement base is Exeter, and I can't remember meeting any of you on my interview day. Will be nice to meet you in a few months. Also very pleased that even though there are o...
by Mudisco
Sat Jun 01, 2019 1:27 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

Oh wow!! Like Edgemo said, it is already a diverse course. Congratulations! I also wanted a drastic move and I am from South East London. A black girl also got on to the course and she is from London originally as well I feel the same Dusty, I am still waiting for something a bit more official for ...
by Mudisco
Fri May 24, 2019 3:00 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

Hey people! Yayy thanks for replying to my post - feels great to hear from others on the course! It's starting to feel real... ;) I will be relocating from East London, so quite a drastic move for me, which is what I wanted and one of the reasons why I chose Exeter. I interviewed on the Wednesday a...
by Mudisco
Wed May 22, 2019 8:01 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

Hello 😊 I also accepted in April! It still doesn't feel real the lack of communication is starting to make me worry it was a dream so it's nice to hear from others who have accepted! My placement base is Exeter and I interviewed on the Monday. Are you both local or relocating? Hi, Dusty! I wonder i...
by Mudisco
Wed May 22, 2019 7:19 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

Hello 😊 I also accepted in April! It still doesn't feel real the lack of communication is starting to make me worry it was a dream so it's nice to hear from others who have accepted! My placement base is Exeter and I interviewed on the Monday. Are you both local or relocating? Hi, Dusty! I wonder i...
by Mudisco
Wed May 22, 2019 2:23 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Exeter 2019
Replies: 21
Views: 2410

Re: Exeter 2019

Hello there!

I accepted my place the same day I got my offer because it was my first choice! I'm glad someone has made a thread. Congrats! What is your placement base and when did you have your interview?
by Mudisco
Sun May 05, 2019 5:06 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Success for Doctorate in Counselling Psychology
Replies: 6
Views: 1923

Re: Success for Doctorate in Counselling Psychology

Thank you for your replies, I hope they do set up something for Counselling Psychology hopefuls so we're not crashing here scrambling for advice. I've connected with a few people on LinkedIn which has helped and your feedback was very helpful too! Thanks again 😊 The Roehampton course is pretty tran...
by Mudisco
Wed Apr 17, 2019 8:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9319
Views: 1670083

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

1. The amazement with how far I have come despite the multiple odds against me 2. Thinking that friendships are not just for me, should just settle with the small talk and be by myself 3. That the prominent people in my life wants me to be someone else, people that I have decided to cut from my life...
by Mudisco
Sat Apr 13, 2019 1:22 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: How many years after graduation before you got on the course
Replies: 94
Views: 96138

Re: How many years after graduation before you got on the course

It's been a really hard journey full of obstacles and trials but it was so personally transformative regardless So it took me 6 years to get there in the end (starting this year :alien: ) 2012-2013 - Psychology conversion course - I struggled in this course due to not only personal issues but me not...
by Mudisco
Tue Apr 09, 2019 7:54 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Rejected 5 times, am I overreacting?
Replies: 7
Views: 3046

Re: Rejected 5 times, am I overreacting?

So I’ve just been rejected from my 5th interview in the last 3 years. I got onto a reserve at Exeter last year and this year they said no right out. Last year I felt ready and I don’t think that this year I was any more ready than last year. But today I’m feeling like my dreams have been shattered ...
by Mudisco
Tue Apr 09, 2019 6:05 am
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Advice on someone with no clinical experience!
Replies: 36
Views: 14980

Re: Advice on someone with no clinical experience!

That's awesome news, Mudisco! Congratulations! If you feel comfortable sharing, it would be great to know what you managed to do since the OP in order to be successful in gaining a training place. Whether you post that here or in the experiences before training thread, I'm sure it would be interest...