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; …

How to Manage the Study, Work, Life Balance

As a newly wed part time doctoral student working three jobs, I feel I’m equipped to talk briefly on this topic. Your study life will take up a massive amount of your time with essays, exams, class time and reading. As will your working life, high expectations met with high demands …

How To Get Your First Assistant Psychology Job

Attaining your degree in psychology can be an exhilarating experiencing. having put such a vast amount of work into your studies, you are finally at the point of graduation. You have made it through four long years (maybe more) of coursework, reflection, reading and exams. However, what do you do …

3 Tips For Improving Your Reflective Skills

Reflection can often be a challenging skill for people to develop. Often in higher education in psychology, we focus so much of the academic side of our work. We do literature searches, establish arguments and critique what others have said. However, when it comes to writing about ourselves and how …

Top 10 Steps for Being Organised During Your Studies

I would put organisation at the very top of most important factors when it comes to studying a doctorate in psychology, or any university degree of any subject for that matter. In a recent blog post of the top tips for post-graduate psychology students, I highlight this point along with …

3 Tips For New Psychology Post Grad Students.

It’s that time of year when students are about to embark on new ventures and discoveries in university. For some, this experience will be the first of its kind for them, for others, this will be a second attempt, for some, it will be a jump into the unknown as …

Why Become A Psychologist?

Psychology is the study of the mental functions of people, their emotions, their reasoning, and how all of these things influence and impact their behaviour and thinking patterns. It can be taxing and time-consuming to delve into the self-awareness, financial commitment and sacrifices to partake in advance studies in psychology. So, …