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by Randomswirls
Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Self-disclosure in therapy?
Replies: 12
Views: 6141

Re: Self-disclosure in therapy?

I work as a peer support worker and peer trainer and my whole job is thus based around self disclosure as every client I see knows that I have mental health issues etc. that said I think very carefully about what I disclose before I disclose. As an example if a client has been in hospital I will tal...
by Randomswirls
Fri Nov 22, 2013 6:30 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Book
Replies: 5
Views: 2996

Re: Child and Adolescent Eating Disorders Book

There is a book getting better Bit(e) by bit(e) is good. The biography side of things have you looked on you tube? Im aware that its not a book but there are some very good documentaries on it including 'Im a child anorexic' 'Dana the 8 year old anorexic' and 'Thin' these are documentaries looking a...
by Randomswirls
Sat Nov 16, 2013 9:39 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: Clustering, PbR, HoNOS and Care Packages
Replies: 18
Views: 10544

Re: Clustering, PbR, HoNOS and Care Packages

I dont know how relevant this is but the trust where I work is going through a reconfiguration and they are talking about implementing a pathway model of care so service users will be put into one of three pathways which will be psychosis, affective and personality disorders. The pathway a service u...
by Randomswirls
Thu Oct 24, 2013 5:59 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Hello: Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 730
Views: 180916

Re: Hello: Introduce yourself here!

Hi I'm Camilla and I think I was a member when the forum started (I definately lurked)!! I then put my psychology ambitions to one side but over the last 18 months I've started to work towards them again. I currently work as a Peer Support Worker and also as a Peer trainer at my local recovery colle...
by Randomswirls
Thu Oct 03, 2013 6:31 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: DBT - dodgy to disclose?
Replies: 32
Views: 10684

Re: DBT - dodgy to disclose?

I've found this discussion interesting as I'm hoping to apply next year and all my experience will be around me being a service user as I am currently a peer support worker and peer trainer within my trust recovery college. So I will have no option but to disclose. I have had increasing contact with...
by Randomswirls
Tue Sep 17, 2013 5:54 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Increase hours or diversify
Replies: 3
Views: 1621

Re: Increase hours or diversify

Thank you! Ruthie that seems a good option as my concern with diversifying would be that I was doing lots of different pieces of work I guess a random kind of 'Jack of all trades master of none' but if I can volunteer along those lines then I will be continuing to work within service user involvemen...
by Randomswirls
Sat Sep 14, 2013 6:38 pm
Forum: Careers advice
Topic: Increase hours or diversify
Replies: 3
Views: 1621

Increase hours or diversify

Ill try to keep this concise!! I completed my undergraduate degree in 2006 and got a low 2:1. I subsequently moved abroad for 18 months and on my return ended up working in admin. I've always wanted to work in Psychology and so started my Masters in Psychology with the OU which I completed earlier t...