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by raglangirl
Fri Mar 16, 2018 2:10 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Health Psychology - do i really have to do 2 Masters?!
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

Re: Health Psychology - do i really have to do 2 Masters?!

Thanks lilachannah you're right it sounds the same, if you dont have the undergrad you have to do the MSc Psych conversion first. Thanks so much :)
by raglangirl
Wed Mar 14, 2018 1:49 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Health Psychology - do i really have to do 2 Masters?!
Replies: 2
Views: 1291

Health Psychology - do i really have to do 2 Masters?!

Hi everyone, I would like to pursue a career in Health Psychology but my undergraduate is in Physiotherapy. I have been told by the BPS and several universities that in order to become a Health Psychologist i would need to do an MSc Psychology Conversion then an MSc Health Psychology and then a Doct...
by raglangirl
Sat Jul 29, 2017 11:42 am
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Is it realistic as a career changer? And MSc advice.
Replies: 15
Views: 9034

Re: Is it realistic as a career changer? And MSc advice.

I completely understand! I have thought about the same thing especially medicine but I know deep down its not really what I want to do. I don't know what I want to do except help people and i'm fascinated by the brain and psychology, body image, eating disorders, trauma..... I know what you mean and...
by raglangirl
Sat Jul 22, 2017 10:53 am
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Is it realistic as a career changer? And MSc advice.
Replies: 15
Views: 9034

Re: Is it realistic as a career changer? And MSc advice.

Hi laura 2017 Just wondering what you decided to do? I'm in a similar position to you, I'm 30 and have been going back and forth whether I should do a conversion course and start gaining experience to work towards becoming a CP! Like you its the time it could take me (if I ever get on to it) and the...
by raglangirl
Fri Mar 10, 2017 11:52 am
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Can you be a 'psychologist' without a BPS accreditation
Replies: 5
Views: 6124

Re: Can you be a 'psychologist' without a BPS accreditation

I think i worry as I am 30 so by the time i gain enough experience and the conversion it may be a while before i get onto clinpsych (that's if i do!) so its something to mull over and not rush into as it is ultimately a complete life and career change. I would look at it this way - if you want to g...
by raglangirl
Thu Mar 09, 2017 1:43 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Can you be a 'psychologist' without a BPS accreditation
Replies: 5
Views: 6124

Re: Can you be a 'psychologist' without a BPS accreditation

Thank you so much to you both, i really appreciate the time you took to reply. I think i am just overwhelmed by the choice, there are so many interesting MSc's out there which i'd love to study but i have to think of costs and where will it take me? I do not have an accredited degree (i studied phys...
by raglangirl
Tue Mar 07, 2017 12:55 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Can you be a 'psychologist' without a BPS accreditation
Replies: 5
Views: 6124

Can you be a 'psychologist' without a BPS accreditation

Hi everyone, So i have been looking at conversion courses and non conversion MSc courses. There are some amazing courses out there but they are not BPS accredited so if i wanted to pursue a career in Clinical Psychology i would have to do the conversion. Just wondering if i did an MSc like Psycholog...
by raglangirl
Sun Mar 05, 2017 8:53 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Gloucester university MSc Psychology conversion
Replies: 0
Views: 1509

Gloucester university MSc Psychology conversion

Hi,

I am looking at Gloucester uni's MSc psychology conversion course and was just wondering if anyone is currently on the course, is thinking about doing it or has completed the course? Would love to know your experiences if you have ☺

Thanks so much
x
by raglangirl
Thu Feb 02, 2017 12:32 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: relevant volunteer work
Replies: 2
Views: 2639

Re: relevant volunteer work

Thank you Geishawife for your reply and encouraging words that's really good to hear. You are absolutely right it's the skills and experience you gain and how I can reflect on these experiences and learn from them. I am excited about going back to working in healthcare as it has been a very long tim...
by raglangirl
Wed Feb 01, 2017 5:56 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: relevant volunteer work
Replies: 2
Views: 2639

relevant volunteer work

Hi everyone, I am hoping to start my MSc Psychology conversion later this year and in the mean time I'm hoping to start building up my experience with volunteering. I currently don't work due to having ongoing treatment for a health condition so I thought volunteering would be a great next step as I...
by raglangirl
Fri Jan 27, 2017 6:29 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury
Replies: 8
Views: 5043

Re: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury

BlueCat wrote:How curious! Just search outlook south West visible difference.
this looks an amazing service and exactly what I'd like to work in! Thank you so much, I'll give them a call next week. I know I'm a long way off but it's worth a try. Thank you BlueCat! X
by raglangirl
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:51 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury
Replies: 8
Views: 5043

Re: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury

Don't know where in the UK you are, raglangirl, but this service that I had a little to do with as an AP back in the day sounds right up your street https://www.nbt.nhs.uk/our-services/a-z ... ok-service Unfortunately the link isnt working but i am excited to see what the service is as I am not too...
by raglangirl
Fri Jan 27, 2017 2:50 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury
Replies: 8
Views: 5043

Re: working with trauma ptsd/burns/surgery/injury

I have a L5 prof. diploma in therapeutic counselling and my specialism is trauma therapy. I work with a range of diagnoses but PTSD is a prevalent one. Presenting issues are usually in region of anxiety/depression/self harm/background of abuse, rape, domestic violence/some personality disorders/eat...
by raglangirl
Wed Dec 07, 2016 6:17 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Clinpsych within a charity experience/volunteering
Replies: 3
Views: 2847

Re: Clinpsych within a charity experience/volunteering

Thank you so much to you both for your replies it is very much appreciated :) Purpledot - Thank you so much for your suggestions, i hadn't looked at support work or project workers but I will indeed research that a little more. I live in the southwest in a pretty rural area so hadn't considered supp...
by raglangirl
Tue Dec 06, 2016 1:53 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Clinpsych within a charity experience/volunteering
Replies: 3
Views: 2847

Clinpsych within a charity experience/volunteering

Hi everyone, I'm hoping to start my MSc Psychology conversion next year and in the mean time am hoping to start building up experience. I haven't had much luck trying to secure work experience or voluntary work within my local NHS so was thinking a charity might be a good place to start? I would lik...