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by miriam
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:26 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Moving to do DClinPsy
Replies: 9
Views: 2739

Re: Moving to do DClinPsy

I don't think that commuting over an hour is sustainable for more than six months, personally. There might be some flexibility in placements, but I'm not sure it would be enough to make a 2-hour commute work for 3 years!
by miriam
Mon Apr 22, 2019 2:04 am
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Talking Change in Portsmouth
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: Talking Change in Portsmouth

Yup, and that's cheating and against our rules.
by miriam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:25 am
Forum: Job adverts
Topic: Research Assistant / Assistant Psychologist - Matlock CLOSED
Replies: 2
Views: 639

Re: Research Assistant / Assistant Psychologist - Matlock

No. It is closed and we have now shortlisted and invited successful candidates to interview. As I said in the advert, "We expect to close applications on 21st April, but may close earlier if we have sufficient applicants of suitable calibre". We closed at 83 applications on 15th April. However, we a...
by miriam
Sun Apr 21, 2019 4:20 am
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Talking Change in Portsmouth
Replies: 4
Views: 148

Re: Talking Change in Portsmouth

It is against our rules to solicit or provide questions that may be asked at interview. Its basically trying to cheat, and that isn't something we can support.
by miriam
Wed Apr 17, 2019 2:19 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anonymous student feedback: A discussion about sexism
Replies: 13
Views: 175

Re: Anonymous student feedback: A discussion about sexism

I think the same thing plays out in lots of places. The 38 positive reviews of my book still don't make the three negative ones sting any less. Especially as they say things that aren't factually true or I have little say over (like the book claiming to be written for lay people but actually written...
by miriam
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:45 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anonymous student feedback: A discussion about sexism
Replies: 13
Views: 175

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

lingua_franca wrote:
Tue Apr 16, 2019 4:44 pm
Anyway, I think I have hijacked the 5 Things thread long enough. ;) Onward and upward! I may make a separate thread on how people cope with negative feedback and self-critical thinking, if anyone else would be interested in that discussion?
A very interesting detour, but yes, good idea!
by miriam
Tue Apr 16, 2019 6:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anonymous student feedback: A discussion about sexism
Replies: 13
Views: 175

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

3. Statistical ambiguity I also think there is ambiguity about lots of issues. Do some women unwittingly (or knowingly) reinforce sexism by playing along with established tropes? Is this them expressing the free choice feminists want for every woman, or something harmful to the greater movement? Is...
by miriam
Tue Apr 16, 2019 11:43 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Anonymous student feedback: A discussion about sexism
Replies: 13
Views: 175

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

I imagine, also, that principles of online disinhibition due to the anonymous nature of computer feedback forms contribute toward the negative reviews (although this would not explain the gender bias). Sadly, toxic elements of masculinity like bullying and inappropriate comments play out all the ti...
by miriam
Tue Apr 16, 2019 1:34 am
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Is more experience needed?
Replies: 1
Views: 130

Re: Is more experience needed?

If you applied for a post with a similar client group it might well be enough, but at lot comes down to how well you write your application, which is something we have written about a lot on the forum, and I have recently written a blog about: https://clinpsyeye.blog/2019/04/11/how-not-to-apply-for-...
by miriam
Fri Apr 12, 2019 5:21 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Working with clients who embellish
Replies: 3
Views: 193

Re: Working with clients who embellish

I think I'd be curious about why they were telling me stuff I knew from other sources not to be true. I might even ask them about that, or make a guess out loud about what function it serves. But then, I am quite Dan Hughes influenced with this client group.
by miriam
Fri Apr 12, 2019 4:35 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9203
Views: 1627870

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

It's really lovely to hear good news from you Miriam, I've always appreciated how honest you've been about post-NHS life. Thanks Lakeland. Its been an interesting journey, and I've never regretted forging my own path. But we certainly seem to be breaking into new territory this year. We've exceeded...
by miriam
Thu Apr 11, 2019 11:32 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9203
Views: 1627870

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

1. The small business grant we applied for at the end of last year has passed through due diligence and been approved. It couldn't be more timely, as we are suddenly seeing how much we need to do to be ready to scale up as the demand for our products and services increases. Their match funding will ...
by miriam
Thu Apr 11, 2019 10:24 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9203
Views: 1627870

Re: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .

To everyone who has sent their lovely thoughts and wishes during this difficult time with my sister-in-law, just to let you know she passed away peacefully and with her family at her side in the early hours of this morning. We are grateful for how she passed and that she had all 3 of her boys with ...
by miriam
Thu Apr 11, 2019 2:33 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: 2019 Doctorate Application Progress thread
Replies: 287
Views: 69588

Re: 2019 Doctorate Application Progress thread

Punkgirluk wrote:
Wed Apr 10, 2019 9:37 pm
Exeter
Salomons
Bath
South Wales

Very very happy and excited but now for a few days of serious thinking...... 🤔
Ooh, congratulations!
by miriam
Wed Apr 10, 2019 11:38 am
Forum: Psychology degrees, conversions and postgrad qualifications
Topic: Advice on someone with no clinical experience!
Replies: 36
Views: 12523

Re: Advice on someone with no clinical experience!

I have grown significantly from the OP but I found it uncomfortable and a bit distressing reading back over the thread. However, in a way, it was great seeing how far I have come and how much obstacles I had overcome thus far. Was the discussion/thread constructive? Yes. The reality is that the com...