Managing Your Psychology Degree (and anxiety) During COVID-19 Lockdown

The coronavirus has changed our lives in so many ways. From the fear of the unknown and anxiety over contracting it, to the complete change of things we have in our lives that give us structure and routine. For those of us that are studying psychology degrees at the moment, …

I’m not anxious, I’m afraid: Response to COVID-19 by Kayleigh Erasmus

I’m seeing a lot of advice out there from mental health professionals and helpful community members about how to reduce your anxiety. While I know this is valuable, I believe their advice and strategies miss a crucial part of the picture: our fear, right now, makes sense. When you are …

The Third Wave Of Therapy. What Is Next & How Did We Get Here? by Aadil Budhwani

The term ‘third-wave’ has been amassing attention from professionals and the media alike, legitimacy throughout the psychological society, and patients searching for an alternative to traditional models of psychotherapy. Early Psychology Early psychology, such as the work of Wilhelm Wundt and William James, focused primarily on the phenomenon of conscious …

The Power Of Volunteering For Psychology Students – by Sarah Rose

Your degree is not enough. This is the message I keep hearing as I’m exploring career opportunities in Psychology.  Despite working hard towards our degrees or conversion courses, getting onto further training or into a paid position will require something extra. Volunteering can be a fantastic way to demonstrate your …

GetPsyched December 2019 Newsletter – Issue #2 (plus 2019 review)

Welcome everyone to our December GetPsyched Newsletter!!! This is our opportunity to give you all the information about what has been happening with GetPsyched over the past month and what is to come in the future. In truth, even though it’s only our second issue of the GetPsyched newsletter, this …

Supporting Children With Trauma Experiences – by Virginia Veruma

Children develop through a process of making sense of adversities. These adversities have usually a positive role in children’s lives as they spur their development. Nevertheless, when there are too many adversities, or they last for too long, they can have a huge impact on the brain’s healthy growth and …