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by m4ddie
Wed Sep 16, 2020 10:24 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: conversions: psychology in education vs psychology
Replies: 3
Views: 301

Re: conversions: psychology in education vs psychology

I have a MEd Psychology of Education and am currently a clinical psychology trainee - I got interviews for 5 of my 8 applications. Try to pick more clinical modules, assignments and research if possible - e.g.. stress, autism, LD, counselling. I have found my knowledge of some areas of clinical is ...
by m4ddie
Wed Sep 16, 2020 9:14 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: conversions: psychology in education vs psychology
Replies: 3
Views: 301

conversions: psychology in education vs psychology

Are psychology in education conversions treated differently to straight psychology conversions? If they're both accredited by the BPS I mean. Would I be at a disadvantage?

Thanks! :D
by m4ddie
Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:21 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?

I think maybe you are conflating legitimate reservations about ABA or other forms of hard behaviourism, which are generally done to try to change someone's behaviour without them actively consenting or agreeing the treatment goal, and CBT. Behaviour therapy is something that peaked in the 1970s. No...
by m4ddie
Tue Aug 18, 2020 10:23 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Re: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?

Every clinical psychology trainee has to demonstrate competence in 2 areas of therapy, and one of these must be CBT - so you definitely won't get around CBT, but choose your university carefully and you can have a wide choice of second specialism. My experience of CBT in clinical psychology is that...
by m4ddie
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:20 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?
Replies: 10
Views: 922

Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?

I absolutely detest applied behaviour analysis and all the behaviour modification approaches - I don’t like how focussed they are on compliance and having been through those types of therapy myself, I think they can be really damaging to people! It feels against my personal values to use behaviour m...