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by Randomswirls
Sun Mar 09, 2014 7:35 pm
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: MSc Considerations for D.ClinPsy App
Replies: 44
Views: 12040

Re: MSc Considerations for D.ClinPsy App

I did an MSc with the open university that was really good. I know they were closing down a number of there post graduate courses so it may no longer be possible but if it is I'd definately recommend it. I think when doing distance learning the most important thing is to enaure you enjoy the course ...
by Randomswirls
Mon Feb 17, 2014 11:47 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Take it or leave it (game)
Replies: 351
Views: 66658

Re: Take it or leave it (game)

Leave it seeing as I have my own weight to shift!!!

I'll offer a fleecey style blanket!
by Randomswirls
Tue Jan 28, 2014 10:03 pm
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: video clips showing emotions?
Replies: 3
Views: 3327

Re: video clips showing emotions?

May not be suitable but there is an American series available on netflix called 'Lie to Me' which is an American crime drama with the main character being a human lie detector and he solves crimes with a psychologist through deciding if people are lying. The series are illustrated with clips of what...
by Randomswirls
Fri Dec 13, 2013 4:06 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Self-disclosure in therapy?
Replies: 12
Views: 6161

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: 3013

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: 10573

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: 181865

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: 10691

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: 1625

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: 1625

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...