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by Northernlad
Tue Oct 02, 2018 7:49 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Counselling psychologist as a referee?
Replies: 2
Views: 889

Re: Counselling psychologist as a referee?

Over the last few years I was invited to 4 interviews for 3 different courses (non selection-test courses), gained a place on training this year and never had a psychologist as a referee on my form!
by Northernlad
Thu Aug 23, 2018 6:02 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Struggle to find AP job ; considering PWP work.. advice please!
Replies: 7
Views: 1325

Re: Struggle to find AP job ; considering PWP work.. advice please!

In the IAPT service I trained with we had a large workforce in these roles - they were called 'therapy support workers' but the duties seem very similar to the role of an assistant PWP. They delivered initial telephone assessments, step 2 telephone and computerised work and ran psycho-educational gr...
by Northernlad
Sat Aug 11, 2018 12:10 am
Forum: Applications
Topic: Shocking true confessions - My Selection Hell
Replies: 89
Views: 82041

Re: Shocking true confessions - My Selection Hell

I agree with Mungle. Write a generic application for different client groups and then if you do need to tailor it further it shouldn’t take too long at all! You’ll have an application almost ready to submit!
by Northernlad
Thu Jul 19, 2018 12:41 am
Forum: Professional/Employment Issues
Topic: Health psychology doctorate jobs?
Replies: 6
Views: 1696

Re: Health psychology doctorate jobs?

Could you not do agency support work (or anything else that will provide you with an income) alongside a p/t voluntary role in a relevant organisation which would provide you with the supervision you need? I don't think it's uncommon for people to volunteer to meet some of their competencies on the ...
by Northernlad
Wed Jun 20, 2018 3:29 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: What's the longest you've been "out of the game"?
Replies: 3
Views: 1149

Re: What's the longest you've been "out of the game"?

Although you state that you aren't currently occupying a role which is contributing to your professional development, nobody can take that AP experience away from you and surely that will go some way in moving you toward you goals. I am wondering what you currently do, and how far removed from psych...
by Northernlad
Mon May 28, 2018 1:25 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Health psych, clin psych, IAPT. What should I do next?
Replies: 2
Views: 807

Re: What should I do next?

Hi Jwardmagic In relation to your first question, I think ultimately only you can decide which route is best for you based on your personal circumstances. I can't imagine anybody could give you any meaningful advice based on your financial situation and how soon you feel you need to progress. My fir...
by Northernlad
Wed May 16, 2018 3:20 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Courses
Topic: Newcastle 2018
Replies: 2
Views: 1200

Re: Newcastle 2018

I'm now a Newcastle :) Thankyou for setting up this space workingmama. I had an interview for Newcastle University a couple of years ago and I think we met. I remember you liked my blue tie :lol: I realise that only 3 people have accepted their offers with 11 places still pending hence why it seems ...