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

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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

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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

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Sarah Blackshaw on the Differences Between Working in Physical and Mental Health in Clinical Psychology

Many of you keen aspiring psychologists have been asking about Health Psychology and how it differs to the Clinical Psychology setting. When Sarah approached me to guest blog, I thought it was the perfect opportunity to share the knowledge with you to determine how you can work in health settings as a Clinical Psychologist, a… Continue reading Sarah Blackshaw on the Differences Between Working in Physical and Mental Health in Clinical Psychology

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Adrienne Rennie’s Experience of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology MSc

Those of you continuous readers will know that Adrienne guest posted a few months ago on her clinical experience. Given that many of you will be coming to the end of your degrees soon, I thought I'd recruit some guests to give you open and honest experiences of their Masters. I hope these inform you… Continue reading Adrienne Rennie’s Experience of Abnormal and Clinical Psychology MSc

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The Transition from Undergrad to Postgrad with Ayotunde Ogundimu

For those of you who know me, I'm currently undertaking further education and completing a masters. I met the lovely Ayotunde on my course and ever since we met, we have got on so well. It's amazing to meet people who are willing to try things in life, but also meet the same people who… Continue reading The Transition from Undergrad to Postgrad with Ayotunde Ogundimu