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by DrFurbs
Mon Jan 18, 2010 9:52 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: YAY for me?
Replies: 2
Views: 1377

YAY for me?

Hi guys, I would just like to run this past you as Im quite inexperienced with regards to posts within the NHS etc. It might have some significance it might have none what so ever, hence my question. Ive been looking for ages to get volunteer experience with some sort of professional in a clinical s...
by DrFurbs
Fri Jan 15, 2010 2:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Approaching 30 :( (moan)
Replies: 15
Views: 5358

Elizabeth*, its not the end of the world. Life is pretty much what you make of it. If you would like to settle down or have children then why not take a brek from studying, after all you do have a Bsc, 2xMsc a PhD...

Dont loose sight of whats important in life and have fun for gods sake.
by DrFurbs
Thu Jan 14, 2010 9:15 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: What does your other half do?
Replies: 174
Views: 58523

mine a psychiatric nurse by profession but now is a the manager of a children's respite unit for learning disability.
by DrFurbs
Sun Jan 10, 2010 10:58 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Any care to explain this question.
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Critically discuss some of the ways in which psychotherapy has been defined. I would answer this bit by outlining various types of psychotherapy e.g. Freud, Malan, Jung, etc and what these look like in practice. Then I'd outline strengths and weaknesses. Why has it proved to be difficult to evaluat...
by DrFurbs
Sat Jan 09, 2010 11:38 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Any care to explain this question.
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Yeah i suppose you are correct. There was a group of students outside the exam room baying for his blood when I left. A lot of people were shell shocked, including me.
by DrFurbs
Sat Jan 09, 2010 2:21 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Any care to explain this question.
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

wow, ill put my response down as a fail then! This question completely threw me, but I was forced to try and answer it as anything that I had studied for didn't come up, considering I did 3 essay topics for 6 questions. I completed a question on compare contrast two different models of psychopatholo...
by DrFurbs
Fri Jan 08, 2010 6:31 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Any care to explain this question.
Replies: 12
Views: 3744

Any care to explain this question.

Just back from my clinical exam, and well it went "okay". No hints were give as but I did prepare 3 essays to which only 1 came up! Any ways, heres one I tried to answer and to be completely honest, im still unsure what the hell it really means: "Critically discuss some of the ways in which psychoth...
by DrFurbs
Mon Jan 04, 2010 4:12 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anyone near a beach? A favour wanted (with reward)
Replies: 12
Views: 3713

froze in over the last week so no chance of beach related shenanigans...also exams this week so ill try this coming weekend.
by DrFurbs
Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:56 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anyone near a beach? A favour wanted (with reward)
Replies: 12
Views: 3713

okay I will do, I usually take the dog to the beach on the weekends for a walk. Ill have a look see for you.
by DrFurbs
Thu Dec 31, 2009 11:55 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Any one have useful strategies for exams?
Replies: 8
Views: 2392

Thanks katy, yeah I have rewrote essay after essay and a few days ago have condensed whole paragraphs to one line. I can now pretty much read the lines and know what I have to say. I also layout my essay plans visually in my mind so I know what the 1st paragraph should say, the second and so on. It ...
by DrFurbs
Wed Dec 30, 2009 4:18 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anyone near a beach? A favour wanted (with reward)
Replies: 12
Views: 3713

sorry all beaches in Donegal are sand.
by DrFurbs
Wed Dec 30, 2009 12:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Any one have useful strategies for exams?
Replies: 8
Views: 2392

Any one have useful strategies for exams?

Particularly essay questions. I have a 3 hour exam next week and Ive been preparing over the last 2 weeks. Im wondering what sort of methods people employ to keep the stuff in your head :) I just write my notes over and over, making essays which I write over and over. Seems to work so far but its a ...
by DrFurbs
Tue Dec 29, 2009 7:11 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Counselling query
Replies: 10
Views: 3080

Holy crap! This sounds amazing (in the bad sense). It was only a few weeks back my counselling tutor gave a lecture about this kind of thing the inflicted damage these so called counsellors are doing to the professional practitioners.

Terrible. :shock:
by DrFurbs
Sat Dec 19, 2009 4:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Any good books to help getting through my degree?
Replies: 4
Views: 1409

I vouch for Andy Fields book. Its a great text.
by DrFurbs
Fri Dec 18, 2009 3:37 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: MSc Regretts
Replies: 13
Views: 5233

psych_lad wrote:
DrFurbs wrote:Well I love stats but surely descriptives is something you learn in the first months of the first year?

Tell me your joking lol. Im in my 3rd year and doing SEM/mediation etc, does it get any more complicated than that?
Yes it does!
Excellent!