Alphabetical Index to the Wiki

The Wiki is the section where we have compiled useful information on frequently asked questions. The format is different to the rest of the ClinPsy forum, so this section explains how it works.
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Alphabetical Index to the Wiki

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Why not have a browse through the titles of the wiki posts. You can click any of them to go directly to the relevant article.

10 Top tips for under/graduates to get a foot on the ladder

2 Useful publications/resources for CAMHS

A resource for people working with children and young people

A week in the life of a Research Assistant...

A week in the life of a trainee

About being a psychologist to friends with MH problems

Agenda For Change (AfC): Bandings, Profiles, Pay, etc

All psychology graduates are psychologists, aren't they?

APA Guidelines (how you format papers and references)

Applications timetable + When do courses interview?

Attending and presenting at conferences

Autistic Spectrum Disorder - info and references

Bluffer's guide to power analysis

Books for promoting self-esteem and assertiveness

Books on clinical skills: Formulation

Books on clinical skills: Risk assessment

Books on clinical skills: Working with organisations

Books on Disorders and Mental Health problems

Books on therapeutic modalities

Books: Self-help, bibliotherapy and book prescription

Books: working psychologically with different client groups

BPS Guidelines for the Employment of Psychology Assistants

Choice and Partnership in CAMHS

Clinical Audit

Clinical Governance

Clinical Training - how hard is it?

Clinical Psychology versus Psychiatry

Clinical Psychology...what is it again?

Cognitive Analytic Therapy

Cognitive Behaviour Therapy: Outline of model

Completing the Supporting Information Section on Job Apps

Conducting telephone work in IAPT Services

Contributing to Wikipedia

Core competencies

Counselling Psychology

Current issues in NHS clinical psychology

Day in the Life of an IAPT Low Intensity Worker

DCP Professional Practice Guidelines/Publications

Defense Mechanisms

Depression and risk of self-harm - assessment tools

Diagnostic criteria - resources

Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)

Differences between Research, Service Evaluation and Audit

Diversity in Clinical Psychology

Do I have to deal with poo or violence to get on the ladder?

Do I want to be a CP? What else could I do other than AP?

Does it matter where I live?

Doing postal surveys

Doing research - the basics

DSM-V Diagnostic Criteria

Duration of voluntary/honorary posts

Factors associated with getting onto clinical training

Fitting in both family and career

Formatting tips for academic/research reports


Forum for aspiring educational psychologists

Freud - his ideas

Gender and sexuality in clinical training

General advice about studying psychology

General reading: Books of clinical interest

Having two CV's

Guidance for Approved Clinicians under MHA

Help, I've forgotten everything from my degree!

How are applicants short-listed for AP posts?

How do I become a clinical neuropsychologist?

How do I critique a research paper?

How do I decide which post to take?

How do I get NHS ethics approval and Research Governance?

How do I learn about issues in the NHS if I don't work in it?

How do they decide which band a job is on Agenda for Change?

How does the salary as a CP compare to other jobs?

How hard is it to get onto clinical psychology training?

How much to disclose: sexuality

How should I approach a research vignette?

How should I prepare for my PhD interview?

How to get published

How to keep 'innovative practise to aid engagement' safe

How to write up your empirical project

IAPT, low intensity and high intensity worker roles

I got a 2:2, what can I do?

I have a crush on my supervisor

I'm a psychology graduate, why can't I work psychologically?

I'm anxious about the competition/role/doing stats!

I'm delivering therapy as an AP. How autonomous should I be?

Important statistical principles

Incredible Years / Webster Stratton parenting program

Indirect Work, Consultancy, Training

Informal visits to departments prior to interview

Interview tasks

Interviews for Assistant Psychologist posts

Interviews for Consultant posts inc role of BPS Assessors

Job applications - putting a spin on things…

Jobs + courses – where they’re advertised

Key UK policy documents, legislation and clinical guidelines

Mental Health Difficulties across your career


Moving Up to Consultant Grade: Expectations

My interests: Theory of Mind and Attachment

Narrative Therapy

Narrative Therapy reading material

New Therapist Anxiety

New Ways of Working

New ways of working - a debate (needs organising)

NHS Information

Outcome evaluation and service user involvement

Perjorative group titles - what are they + how to avoid them

Personal Constructs

Personality Disorder: What is it? does it exist?

Poster presentations

Preceptorship - Band 8 jobs that start at Band 7

Prejudice and Reflective Practice

Preparing for clinical psychology interviews: the truth

Private Court Work

Psychodynamic reading material

Psychometric Testing / Intellectual Assessment

Qualified in psychology abroad and want to work in the UK?

Qualitative methodology

Racial Equality

Randomised Controlled Trials: Gold Standard Research?

Reflecting: the impact of your own mental health on clients

Reflective Practice

Reflective questions at interview: how much to reveal

Reflections from selecting for a Clinical Psychology Course

Reflexive Practise

Relaxation exercises

Research Databases for Journals

Research participant recruitment: advice and information

Resources: Websites for Parents

Route to Clinical Psychology - Resources & Information

Salary Structure

Scientist, Reflective, Critical Practitioners - you what?!

Secondary handicap in LD

Self-care, reducing work stress - and bridge metaphor

Short Counselling Courses

Skills for child and family work + adapting therapy for kids

Statement of Equivalence

Statistics: The basics

Strengths and Weaknesses + Questions for interview panel

String of jobs - Will it look bad on my CV?

Supporting information – How much do I write?

Systemic reading material

Talking about drug use and risk-taking behaviour

The A to Z of Clinical Psychology

The gigantic list of interview questions!

The Impact of Early Experience

The Mental Capacity Act

Tips for achieving high marks in academic writing

Transference and countertransference

Useful downloadable resources for clients

Useful websites for help with statistics and research

Variety vs sticking with a good post

Vignettes: Case Studies and Research at Interview

Volunteering as an Assistant Psychologist: Why it isn't easy

Volunteering Opportunities

Warm up exercises for a group

What are reserve lists?

What I do in a typical week - Qualified CP (child)

What if I don't make it? What careers are similar?

What if I have had mental health problems myself?

What is clinical psychology training composed of?

What is supervision?

What should I disclose to Occupational Health?

What should I do next? MSc, PhD, RA or AP experience?

What is the difference between a PhD and the DClinPsy?

What to do if a child discloses abuse

What to include in a research proposal

When can I fit in travelling into my career path?

When parents make a child ill...

Which Clinical Psychology Course? (under construction)

Which project should I do for my undergraduate dissertation?

Why are people motivated to be CPs? Implications

Why be in the BPS? Is it too expensive or redundant?

Why do people self-harm?

Why is CBT such a dominant therapeutic model?

Why is psychology such a popular area of study?

Working with anxiety and panic attacks

Writing a Literature Review

Writing a Reflective Journal: Personal Development.

Useful publications/resources for CAMHS
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