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by alexh
Sat Aug 22, 2020 7:10 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?
Replies: 10
Views: 916

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

What's the problem with ABA? Isn't it just the same, it can be done badly or well?
by alexh
Wed Aug 19, 2020 1:00 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Can I be a clin psy if I hate behaviour analysis & CBT?
Replies: 10
Views: 916

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

I started training from a similar position and so have been very surprised that the journey has taken me towards what I would describe as radical, contextual behaviourism based on relational frame theory (as described by the Barnes-Holmes group in Ghent and their collaborators).
by alexh
Sat Aug 15, 2020 9:01 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Newsnight report on GIDS
Replies: 7
Views: 730

Re: Newsnight report on GIDS

Kirsty Entwistle's letter is well worth a read.

https://medium.com/@kirstyentwistle/an- ... c541276b8d
by alexh
Fri Aug 14, 2020 7:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1464

Re: Posting about your personal life

I think the staff room metaphor is very apt. I don't recall being allowed into the school staff room as a pupil, nor are patients or visitors allowed into my workplace's staff room. If we had our workplace breaks in a public area the conversations would be very different in character, with considera...
by alexh
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:33 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1464

Re: I still miss my ex!!

I think you understand very well and disagree.
by alexh
Thu Aug 13, 2020 6:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1464

Re: I still miss my ex!!

I don't see any benefit in it being public. Maybe you can explain the benefit to me. I don't post in here or even read it very often because it's offtopic and my interest is in the on topic, professional discussions, so it's not relevant for me. Obviously it's Miriam's party since she pays the bills...
by alexh
Wed Aug 12, 2020 9:13 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1464

Re: I still miss my ex!!

While people might still be well advised to be circumspect, what purpose or benefit is there in letting non-members view our off topic musings?
by alexh
Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:22 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1464

Re: I still miss my ex!!

Is Miscellaneous off-topic viewable by non-members?
by alexh
Sun Jul 26, 2020 1:55 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Advantages of therapy delivered by a CP
Replies: 6
Views: 1306

Re: Advantages of therapy delivered by a CP

What use is faithful adherence to a model if the outcome is not good?

I'd suggest that CPs are less adherent to model than other therapists because of the breadth of training.
by alexh
Wed Jul 15, 2020 4:17 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Advantages of therapy delivered by a CP
Replies: 6
Views: 1306

Re: Advantages of therapy delivered by a CP

On the contrary, it is easy to believe but much, much harder to demonstrate that either quality (or level, or type) of training or the quality (or amount or type) of supervision lead to measurably better outcomes for clients.
by alexh
Fri Feb 07, 2020 11:41 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Vocabulary
Replies: 5
Views: 1181

Re: Vocabulary

You might be interested in this vocabulary IQ test at open psychometrics. https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/VIQT/ Some of those are quite hard! I got 42/45, which they say maps at about 130 on a standard scale. I don't know how accurate that estimate is. I am not sure either, I had 44/45 but then...
by alexh
Wed Jan 29, 2020 10:54 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Vocabulary
Replies: 5
Views: 1181

Re: Vocabulary

You might be interested in this vocabulary IQ test at open psychometrics. https://openpsychometrics.org/tests/VIQT/ Vocabulary IQ Test This is an interactive vocabulary test that gives results in the form of an IQ score. Introduction: "Intelligence Quotient" is a way of reporting cognitive ability t...
by alexh
Sat Jul 20, 2019 5:08 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: HCPC registration vs Experience
Replies: 6
Views: 2060

Re: HCPC registration vs Experience

If the Clinical associate role becomes a reality it might be a better equivalent to the non doctoral European qualifications.
by alexh
Fri Jul 19, 2019 12:21 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Locuming in IAPT as a newly qualified CP??
Replies: 5
Views: 1262

Re: Locuming in IAPT as a newly qualified CP??

My impression when I have visited some IAPT services or when CPs who work in them spoke to our training cohort about their roles, is that they can have high expectations of their CPs. I did not think it would be a good fit for me to have a lot of potentially experienced CBT therapists looking 'up' a...