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Psychological therapies – explore the range of opportunities….

    NHS HealthCare England have just published a new booklet on all the different options for working with psychological therapies in the NHS, including: Assistant clinical psychologist Clinical psychologist Counselling psychologist Counsellor Forensic psychologist Health psychologist High intensity therapist Psychological … Continue reading

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Gaining Experience as an ‘aspiring psychologist’ – slides from the Psychsoc session, 11th Nov

Below you’ll find the slides from Cassie Addai’s  (assistant psychologist NHS Scotland) informative session on gaining experience for clinical psychology – including her own journey to date – which she delivered for PsychSoc on 11th Nov. Gaining experience for clinical psychology – … Continue reading

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Top tips for getting a job as an Assistant Psychologist…..

…. from a recent Edinburgh psychology grad, now working as an Assistant psychologist.   For many aspiring psychologists, Assistant Psychologist posts offer valuable experience in their desired field, providing the opportunity to develop your clinical and research skills, work alongside … Continue reading

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Psychology student? Thinking clinical?…Think Ahead?

As you’ll know if you’ve done any research into clinical psychology as a career, or read anything I’ve written about getting into clinical psychology, it’s important to Think Ahead, to gain the Clinical psychology work experience Sept 2015 before applying … Continue reading

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‘If you don’t ask, you don’t get’ – a recent-grad take on the power of networking

Below, Cassie Addie, Assistant Psychologist, and recent Edinburgh psychology graduate, distils her experience of networking into her top networking tips, which apply to all career areas. (For readers interested in networking opportunities for clinical psychology, read about ESPAG (East of Scotland Psychology … Continue reading

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Getting a job in Mental Health…..

  Photograph: Chris P Batson/Alamy …..the Guardian is running a live chat session on this very subject – on Thursday 13th Aug. So if you’re a psychology student considering Clinical Psychology and want to know more about maximising your success, or … Continue reading

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Clinical psychology experiece in Sri Lanka – and so much more…..one student’s experience….

I blogged recently about different ways to gain insight and experience relevant for clinical psychology, and included reference to opportunities to gain experience in Sri Lanka via SLV. By great coincidence, I then came across a current student who had … Continue reading

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