Psychology

My Mask of Anxiety

It's been a number of months since I last posted on the blog and it was after a hard decision of focusing entirely on myself and ensuring I was in the headspace to do so. But after some time away, I'm back. One of the reasons that I needed to focus on myself was because… Continue reading My Mask of Anxiety

Psychology

Cultivating Clinical Psychology: Divisions and Diversion – Guest Blog by James Spiers

James guest blogged on With you in Mind a year ago and now he had kindly come back with another feature with an update on his journey. Keep reading below if you're interested about the change between clinical and counselling psychology and what James has been up to in the last year. In October ’18,… Continue reading Cultivating Clinical Psychology: Divisions and Diversion – Guest Blog by James Spiers

Lifestyle, Psychology

A Journey into Psychology – Guest Blog from Kieren Carty

As graduation season ends, I always love to see how people have progressed in their journeys and what they have pursued in psychology. There are many different roles that people venture into and this months blog is from Kieran Carty, a CBT therapist in IAPT sharing his experience and tips with those of you who… Continue reading A Journey into Psychology – Guest Blog from Kieren Carty

Lifestyle, Psychology

Lived Mental Health Experience from a BME Perspective – Guest Blog from Aaron Randhawa

Mental health can affect anyone, no matter your age, race, or gender. Yet some cultures do often face difficulties when it comes to either accepting they may need support or when accepting a diagnosis. This is something I'm particularly keen to bring awareness towards given I have experienced this in my own culture. Like myself,… Continue reading Lived Mental Health Experience from a BME Perspective – Guest Blog from Aaron Randhawa

Beauty, Lifestyle, Psychology

Protect our World

Since the beginning of the year I've made some changes to my own personal life which have not only impacted myself, but also the environment around me. Last year there were several instances in my life and in news articles that really resonated with me. It's for these reasons that I decided to make positive… Continue reading Protect our World

Lifestyle, Psychology

Assistant Psychologist Posts…Have Your Say!

Honorary and Assistant Psychologist post demands have heavily increased in demand with an influx of keen aspiring psychologists wanting to pursue these roles. As an individual with experience of both unpaid and paid roles, I recently ran a twitter poll to assess how people anonymously felt about the exploitative natures of the roles. Whilst it… Continue reading Assistant Psychologist Posts…Have Your Say!

Lifestyle, Psychology

Countertransference in Psychology

Countertransference is a phenomenon of psychotherapy which in simple terms, means that as psychological professionals, our feelings / emotions can become entangled with certain aspects of an individual that we're working with. These can be instances that are both conscious where we relate to people, or even sub-conscious when people's circumstances take us by surprise.… Continue reading Countertransference in Psychology

Lifestyle, Psychology

Guest Blog with Dr Judith Johnson on her Career in Academic Clinical Psychology

Dr Judith Johnson has very kindly guest blogged on her unique experience of Clinical Psychology and how she came to work in Academia. Many people have various journey's in psychology and after reading Dr. Johnson's blog about the Doctorate, I wanted to have more insight into the journey to share with you readers. I’m a… Continue reading Guest Blog with Dr Judith Johnson on her Career in Academic Clinical Psychology

Beauty, Lifestyle, Psychology

An Honest Reflection of a Masters in Psychology

A year ago I wrote one of my first blogs which was why I knew my Health Psychology masters was for me. I decided that after researching specific courses at that time, the one that I was most interested in and one that I felt would help my career in psychology was a masters in… Continue reading An Honest Reflection of a Masters in Psychology

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Guest Blog Featuring Molly Scott on being an Assistant Psychologist in a Forensic Service

Molly Scott, an Assistant Psychologist in the NHS has kindly agreed to blog about her experience and journey in becoming an Assistant Psychologist. If you're looking for further experience or would like to know more about where psychology can take you after you've graduated, read on for Mollys story! Forensic psychology is hugely misrepresented in… Continue reading Guest Blog Featuring Molly Scott on being an Assistant Psychologist in a Forensic Service