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by Geishawife
Fri Sep 11, 2020 1:35 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: AP Interviews
Replies: 2
Views: 343

Re: AP Interviews

I don't think this is an "either/or" scenario. It can take people many interviews for AP posts before they are successful, so don't give up hope on that front. You're obviously progressing with your interview technique so I would continue applying for AP posts. BUT, AP posts are not essential for ge...
by Geishawife
Wed Sep 09, 2020 8:01 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Standardised academic reference 10 years post MSc
Replies: 7
Views: 530

Re: Standardised academic reference 10 years post MSc

Where are you thinking of applying? If you are applying to places with selection tests it could be that the reference being "standard" is less important. Might be worth checking the course info to see what the individual courses say.
by Geishawife
Sat Sep 05, 2020 3:10 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Southampton requirements
Replies: 2
Views: 584

Re: Southampton requirements

I don't know anything about the Southampton course, but it might be better to contact the course directly, as they are probably the only people who can give you an accurate answer. Might be worth e-mailing them and asking for clarity. Like you say, it would be a shame to waste an application so bett...
by Geishawife
Mon Aug 31, 2020 6:19 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672201

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

1) My daughter returns to school this week and I am more emotional about it this time than I was on her very first day. 2) Think it's because I have so enjoyed watching her learn and grow whilst being "home schooled". 3) Picking blackberries in the woods as a family was soo mu h fun (even if the dog...
by Geishawife
Thu Aug 27, 2020 6:24 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Research Officer - Civil Service
Replies: 5
Views: 305

Re: Research Officer - Civil Service

I would take the RO job. Remember, not all CPs work in mental health and it's a myth that only mental health experience is relevant when applying for the doctorate. Research experience, however, is VERY valuable when applying. The RO position gives you health experience, research experience and pays...
by Geishawife
Mon Aug 24, 2020 7:24 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Pregnant, non-patient contact & bored!
Replies: 3
Views: 430

Re: Pregnant, non-patient contact & bored!

Is there a possibility you could be doing audit work during this period? That would have the double advantage of not only filling the time but also giving you something extra to put on your application. Might be worth enquiring. Good luck and best wishes re the pregnancy.
by Geishawife
Tue Aug 18, 2020 8:29 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Research & DClinPsy
Replies: 6
Views: 760

Re: Research & DClinPsy

Is it research generally or just statistics that scares you? I don't want to sound pedantic, but they are different things. If you really don't enjoy the research process (coming up with the question, planning how to investigate it, collecting data, working out what the data is telling you, etc) the...
by Geishawife
Thu Aug 13, 2020 10:26 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1420

Re: I still miss my ex!!

Then you think wrong. I simply don't understand your objection. However, I'm not going to get into an argument with you and hijack someone else's post.
by Geishawife
Thu Aug 13, 2020 7:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1420

Re: I still miss my ex!!

I'm afraid I just don't understand your objection. To turn your question on its head, what is the benefit of keeping it private?There are some useful topics here that people might benefit from reading but those same people might have very valid reasons for not becoming members of the forum. I have s...
by Geishawife
Thu Aug 13, 2020 8:05 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1420

Re: I still miss my ex!!

Sorry, but I don't see why they should be hidden. I really don't see this as an issue. This is a public forum for aspiring CPs and I like the fact that people are able to see as many different aspects of those of us in the profession as possible. There are private spaces for members only if you are ...
by Geishawife
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:29 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Which conversion MSc?
Replies: 2
Views: 326

Re: Which conversion MSc?

The way things are at present, with COVID and the academic world being pretty topsy turvy, you probably won't lose much by waiting for accreditation and doing the course you think suits you best. Plus, you could be gaining valuable experience in the intervening time. That said, are you certain accre...
by Geishawife
Wed Aug 12, 2020 7:18 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Masters or not?
Replies: 6
Views: 371

Re: Masters or not?

I think it comes down to why you want to do an MSc. To answer your first question, no, with a 1st in your undergrad, the MSc will not add anything to your application, at least in terms of the academic side. That said, if you are passionate about the topic and by doing the MSc you feel you could gro...
by Geishawife
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1420

Re: I still miss my ex!!

alexh wrote:
Mon Aug 10, 2020 3:22 pm
Is Miscellaneous off-topic viewable by non-members?
Yes, non-members can see it but not comment (as far as I understand).
by Geishawife
Thu Aug 06, 2020 4:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1420

Posting about your personal life

I think my reaction is reflective of my general unease with any potential therapeutic input being given "in public" for any and all to see without people really knowing what the situation is/was. I just feel a proper assessment and contained, tailored intervention is a safer option. Perhaps I'm just...