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by Geishawife
Mon Aug 10, 2020 6:46 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1471

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: 1471

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...
by Geishawife
Sun Aug 02, 2020 9:42 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Posting about your personal life
Replies: 18
Views: 1471

Posting about your personal life

Without wishing to sound unsympathetic, I'm not sure this is really the best place to be getting the help you feel you need. I think you'd be better off seeking therapy or counselling in a private, more contained space. Maybe talk to your GP about a referral on.
by Geishawife
Fri Jul 31, 2020 6:59 pm
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: Participants needed: clinical psychology & moral distress
Replies: 3
Views: 579

Re: Participants needed: clinical psychology & moral distress

Agreed, Workingmama. I understand the need to narrow parameters, but, working in Older Adult services, I could sink a battleship with the number of events that lead to major ethical and moral conundrums! A worthy topic to study, however, so I hope the study goes well.
by Geishawife
Sat Jul 25, 2020 2:31 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Social justice and psychotherapy
Replies: 37
Views: 3083

Re: Social justice and psychotherapy

'Symptoms' as 'rational responses' to 'complicated life experiences' I suppose this is where I have to lay my cards on the table and concede that I’m a positivist rather than a constructivist. I think there’s a single tangible reality out there, which can be empirically verified, and that it is inc...
by Geishawife
Tue Jul 14, 2020 3:43 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Social justice and psychotherapy
Replies: 37
Views: 3083

Re: Social justice and psychotherapy

This has developed into a fascinating discussion! aufbau83, can I ask you how you would measure rationality? You have used the term "rational thinking" and posited that people who think "rationally" are better equipped to deal with emotionally challenging experiences. That suggests you have some not...
by Geishawife
Sat Jul 11, 2020 7:43 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Starting the application form (mind blank)
Replies: 4
Views: 1130

Re: Starting the application form (mind blank)

To be honest, I'd say put it away until the new round of applications opens. I'm not trying to be harsh, but you can't fill out any forms until then and it's possible there could be changes made (I'm not saying there will, but subtle changes have been made in the past). For now, relax, enjoy the Sum...
by Geishawife
Sat Jul 04, 2020 8:10 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: AP or Assistant PWP?
Replies: 3
Views: 431

Re: AP or Assistant PWP?

Congratulations on being offered 2 posts. As has been said time and again on this forum, it's not about the job title it's about what you get out of a job and how it enables you to grow and develop. So the PWP job could be every bit as relevant as an AP job if you make good use of it. Possibly even ...
by Geishawife
Tue Jun 30, 2020 4:03 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: How much free time as a final year Bsc undergrad?
Replies: 12
Views: 877

Re: How much free time as a final year Bsc undergrad?

I don't think it's possible to generalise. My final year was fiendishly busy with my research project taking up a LOT of time. Other people's experiences might be different. But I really would caution against taking on anything that could interfere with your studies and risk a lower grade as a resul...
by Geishawife
Tue Jun 23, 2020 4:01 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: Does anyone know what happens if you are offered a job in the NHS but have another interview pending?
Replies: 2
Views: 637

Re: Does anyone know what happens if you are offered a job in the NHS but have another interview pending?

Nobody else can see which jobs you have/have not applied for do there is no way other interviews would be cancelled (unless funding for a post is cut).
by Geishawife
Mon May 18, 2020 6:42 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Where am I going wrong?
Replies: 20
Views: 2538

Re: Where am I going wrong?

I hate to be so brutally honest, but I think it's probably your 2:2. You don't mention here any further study (e.g. an MSc) and, I'm afraid without that your options will be severely limited. Very, very few employers will consider someone with a 2:2 when there are scores of people applying with 2:1s...
by Geishawife
Thu May 14, 2020 9:26 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Qualified career progression
Replies: 4
Views: 835

Re: Qualified career progression

I don't think this is at all unusual! I think in the first year or two after qualifying we ride a bit of a "crest of the wave" - there's almost a sense of "phew, I made it through that really tough process and now I can really prove my worth". It can be hard to keep that flame burning as the reality...
by Geishawife
Sun May 10, 2020 6:02 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Struggling to decide between conversion masters
Replies: 8
Views: 541

Re: Struggling to decide between conversion masters

Don't get too caught up in other people's stories. There's little to be gained from speculating on why others didn't get on. Focus on your own journey, your own development, your own experiences and you're far more likely to succeed.
by Geishawife
Sun May 10, 2020 12:34 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Disappointment and rejection 2020 megathread
Replies: 21
Views: 7043

Re: Disappointment and rejection 2020 megathread

Aanneett, don't undersell yourself, your efforts or your achievements. Yes, we all experience an occasional bit of luck in our lives, but unless we make an effort to make use of it or to work towards goals luck alone gets us nowhere. It sounds like you have worked hard to get where you are - celebra...
by Geishawife
Sat May 09, 2020 1:21 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: 2020 Clinical Doctorate Application Progress Thread
Replies: 588
Views: 139246

Re: 2020 Clinical Doctorate Application Progress Thread

If it helps, I work at UCL (unrelated to the DClinPsy program). You won't hear anything until at least Monday as we are all off today for Mayday. Oh I had thought it was by Monday (as in before Monday). When inviting to interview, UCL often sends emails on Saturdays or Sundays, and sometimes at 6am...