What To Expect From A Psychology Doctorate Programme.

Deciding to undertake a massive course like the doctorate in counselling psychology is a huge step. For me, it was a journey I wasn’t sure I would ever get the opportunity to be a part of at one time. Starting the counselling psychology doctorate meant I had to conduct a …

The One Thing That Creates Lasting Change.

It New Year, so of course people are trying to think about the best ways to improve themselves, how they can lose that holiday weight, how they can increase their salary, how they can be a better partner and an all-around improved version of the person they were last year. …

My Current Take On Masculinity, Men & Their Mental Health

MEN AND MENTAL HEALTH The developments in our understanding of mental health are evident from news articles and striking statistics of depression and suicide in our society. These statistics may shock us, they may even call us into action to develop awareness, understanding and interventions to help improve services that …

How To Effectively Search For Journal Articles

Reading journal articles can be one of the most time consuming and challenging aspects of any form of higher study. Whether it’s for general reading, preparation for an essay of for a presentation coming up, journal searching and reading is a necessity. However, its common that journal searching and reading …

Top Tips For Your Conference Poster Presentation

Presenting at a conference of any kind, and in any format, can be a daunting prospect but one full of opportunities. If your presentation is in a poster format then it can be challenging to know how best to present your study and/or findings. Recently I won first place for my poster presentation …

6 Top Tips For Your Psychology Dissertation

Right now you might be thinking what is the point in reading this just now. Perhaps you might be tempted to come back to this 2 weeks before your dissertation is due…STOP, don’t make the mistake of putting your dissertation on the back burner, if you utilise the time now you’ll …

Q&A With An Assistant Psychologist With Depression

  I’m an assistant psychologist and just finished my position in Cumbria for the NHS. I studied for my BSc in Psychology at Anglia Ruskin University in Cambridge and I am now pursuing an MSc in the Foundations of Clinical Psychology. I will soon be working at another NHS Trust …

A Day In The Life Of A Psychology Doctorate Student

With university classes starting back this week, I thought it would be an idea to give a perspective on what it is actually like being a psychology doctoral student. Without stating the obvious, it’s hard work, it requires advance commitment and plenty of sacrifices. All in all though, it is …

The Combination of Therapy and Technology – Is the Future Already Here?

The combination of therapy and technology is a topic that I find really interesting and one that I often feel is either overlooked, ridiculed or ignored. I feel that we are on the verge of seeing some huge technological advances in the way we conduct and facilitate therapeutic services. The …

Guest Blog Post By Liv Goodwill – Anorexia As An Addiction?

My experience: Anorexia, for me, was a bubble in which I hid. It kept me safe from the outside world. All the things I used to worry about before no longer felt important. It was just me and the destructive illness that is anorexia. I didn’t plan to become ill; …