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by enchanted
Sat May 18, 2019 9:38 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Wellbeing in IAPT
Replies: 6
Views: 1784

Re: Wellbeing in IAPT

Thanks for the replies everyone. Fortunately, I’m in a position to leave IAPT, which I’ve chosen to do so. It was a tough decision to make, but I’ve decided to become a part-time locum whilst I consider other options. It’s really sad at its just not set up to support front-line staff. My wellbeing a...
by enchanted
Sun Apr 28, 2019 10:24 am
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Wellbeing in IAPT
Replies: 6
Views: 1784

Wellbeing in IAPT

Hi all, I wondered if anyone could share their experience of wellbeing support in their IAPT services? We seem to have little to no focus whatsoever on ours, and I think that is shocking and quite appalling for an nhs mental health service that is responsible for providing therapy support to members...
by enchanted
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:45 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Therapist Burnout
Replies: 4
Views: 2006

Therapist Burnout

Hi there, I am a qualified PWP and I've been working as one for the past two years. I am experiencing severe burn out as a result, all the classic symptoms such as sleep problems, poor concentration, dizziness, irritability, empathy/compassion fatigue. The sheer relentless / conveyor belt nature of ...
by enchanted
Thu Oct 11, 2018 6:31 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: recommended apps for clients
Replies: 4
Views: 1216

Re: recommended apps for clients

Hi there, I would recommend Moodivate which is an app used to manage depression, you've got the ability to create/log a diary and agenda - available on iOs. It is however £4.99. https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/moodivate/id1078071510?mt=8 or check out Pacifica https://www.thinkpacifica.com/cognitive-...
by enchanted
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:53 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Countries you'd really love to visit
Replies: 46
Views: 25321

Re: Countries you'd really love to visit

Japan, Italy and Bali

Also Canada and New Zealand.
by enchanted
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:50 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: The Cathartic thread - rant here!
Replies: 922
Views: 297275

Re: The Cathartic thread - rant here!

Really toxic work environments that are made up of 'cliques,' gossip, a lack of management, 0 recognition and unsupportive supervisors/line managers that happen to be the same person so it's virtually impossible to raise a grievance. Sigh, and the thought of working 5 days per week for another 40 ye...
by enchanted
Sat Feb 11, 2017 11:34 pm
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Counsellor Training - BACP Acred
Replies: 3
Views: 3437

Counsellor Training - BACP Acred

Hello all, I have an undergraduate degree in Counselling from UEL (non-accredited as did not do clinical hours) Currently working in IAPT and training as a PWP with Surrey University. In the future, I would like to train as an integrative therapist, combining my person-centred experience with my CBT...
by enchanted
Sat Feb 11, 2017 10:10 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Trainee PWP - lack of support
Replies: 3
Views: 3192

Re: Trainee PWP - lack of support

Sorry to hear that you're finding things difficult and you're right to be concerned if it feels supervision is not supportive. Do you have a personal tutor at your university? When I was training we were assigned a personal tutor. If you're struggling discuss it with them so that they are aware of ...
by enchanted
Thu Feb 09, 2017 10:59 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Trainee PWP - lack of support
Replies: 3
Views: 3192

Trainee PWP - lack of support

Hi there,

Current trainee PWP here.
I'm currently finding things a bit difficult and have a rather unsupportive supervisor.
I was wondering if anyone has had a similar experience, and how they got round this?
It's causing me quite a bit of concern!
Would love to hear from you
Thanks