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by Victoriomantic
Mon Aug 10, 2015 7:47 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: DClinPsy, AP, PWP in London
Replies: 8
Views: 5065

Re: DClinPsy, AP, PWP in London

Thanks Geishawife :) I know it's not a prerequisite for the doctorate--I guess I just haven't had a lot of luck finding anything lately!
by Victoriomantic
Mon Aug 10, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: DClinPsy, AP, PWP in London
Replies: 8
Views: 5065

Re: DClinPsy, AP, PWP in London

Geishawife wrote: YES! Some courses make it very clear you HAVE to have experience from paid employment. You are very, very unlikely to get on to the doctorate with only voluntary experience.
This is alarming me since most AP posts (in my area at least) are unpaid! :cry:
by Victoriomantic
Sat Aug 08, 2015 12:35 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Why don't more people apply for private sector AP posts?
Replies: 9
Views: 5280

Re: Why don't more people apply for private sector AP posts?

I'm looking for work (I've just graduated with a first). I have some experience--almost 3 years as a youth worker for adults with learning disabilities, and one year as part of my degree working in CAMHS. I'm finding it really hard to get work though. Most AP posts with the NHS in Surrey seem to be ...
by Victoriomantic
Wed Aug 05, 2015 10:55 am
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Hello: Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 730
Views: 185752

Re: Hello: Introduce yourself here!

Thank you for the welcome... and the info about editing! :D
by Victoriomantic
Mon Aug 03, 2015 8:00 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Hello: Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 730
Views: 185752

Re: Hello: Introduce yourself here!

Just realised... I also should have mentioned that I was very lucky to have a placement year as part of my degree, where I shadowed a clinical psychologist in CAMHS. Not sure how to edit my previous post, the option doesn't seem to be there :oops:
by Victoriomantic
Mon Aug 03, 2015 1:39 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Hello: Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 730
Views: 185752

Re: Hello: Introduce yourself here!

Hi all :) I've been browsing through the forum off and on and finally decided to join after clicking through heaps of topics all at once! I'm 23 years old, and have just graduated from my BSc Psychology. I'm currently looking for experience to eventually get onto a clinical doctorate (I have a job i...