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by Victoriomantic
Mon Dec 31, 2018 12:42 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: A question for the cat owners of ClinPsy
Replies: 1
Views: 1095

Re: A question for the cat owners of ClinPsy

I think the most important thing is that the introduction is gradual and you are able to be around for the first few days or so to help them feel at ease and get acquainted. As they are similar in temperament (especially since you described them as placid!) I would imagine it will be OK, probably ev...
by Victoriomantic
Mon Dec 17, 2018 11:11 am
Forum: Clinical Doctorate Application Process
Topic: Academic Referee Guidance
Replies: 8
Views: 1270

Re: Academic Referee Guidance

Have you been able to contact the initial referee to give them a polite nudge, and were they aware of the deadline when you first asked them? I haven't had this problem myself when I applied last year as my academic referee was very on the ball. But I'm sure it's obvious to the Clearing House that y...
by Victoriomantic
Sat Dec 01, 2018 10:34 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672112

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

Lingua I'm glad to hear your mum is on the mend. Do look after yourself with that cold.
by Victoriomantic
Sun Nov 25, 2018 2:00 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672112

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

Hey Victoriomantic. Sounds like you have made your decision, and I’m not trying to be persuasive here, but I started training this year after finishing the HI course in June and there has been opportunity to work toward full accreditation In the first year which I am doing. Might not be the case wi...
by Victoriomantic
Sun Nov 25, 2018 12:51 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: What you're thinking v what you say
Replies: 11
Views: 1989

Re: What you're thinking v what you say

What I'm saying: Mhm, of course
What I'm thinking: Please answer my question, we only have 20 minutes left, oh god how do I interrupt you? My supervisor is going to make me role play this AGAIN.
by Victoriomantic
Sun Nov 18, 2018 1:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672112

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

Thank you Esuma, that's a great idea :) She's met one of my colleague's dogs in previous treatment with us so I might start there as a recap but would love to bring in other dogs. One of our managers has a beautiful dog who is very sweet but he's quite big so I imagine bringing him in would be a lot...
by Victoriomantic
Sun Nov 18, 2018 11:24 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672112

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

Congratulations Ell! 1. Made the difficult decision not to apply for the doctorate this year after getting so close last year. I need to focus on passing HI and actually really should spend the 1 year consolidating these skills and working towards full CBT accreditation. It is a weight off to make t...
by Victoriomantic
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:58 pm
Forum: Papers and Journal Articles
Topic: Diagnosis and formulation article
Replies: 2
Views: 952

Re: Diagnosis and formulation article

Shall pm it to you :)
by Victoriomantic
Sun Nov 04, 2018 1:16 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672112

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

Lingua as usual your posts make me laugh and smile! That skirt sounds adorable and I definitely understand your point #3. I'm not arthritic but I have a Vitamin D insufficiency that causes similar-ish symptoms to my mum's arthritis and I'm only 26. I often think there is more wrong with my knees tha...
by Victoriomantic
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:15 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Therapist Burnout
Replies: 4
Views: 2421

Re: Therapist Burnout

Looks like hawke got there first and along similar lines :lol:
by Victoriomantic
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:13 pm
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Therapist Burnout
Replies: 4
Views: 2421

Re: Therapist Burnout

((Apologies in advance if this list sounds directive. It's just me listing as many ideas as I can think of, and it's a serious topic. Your wellbeing is super important!)) In all honesty, if you are experiencing burnout (and those symptoms you described!), the best thing you can do is go to your line...
by Victoriomantic
Sat Sep 29, 2018 9:56 am
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: Being a PWP with a Disability
Replies: 5
Views: 1890

Re: Being a PWP with a Disability

Hi there Catherine, I trained in-house as a Graduate Mental Health Worker so I didn't do the course, but I have been a PWP for over two years and am due to start HI training next week. During my time as PWP I was diagnosed with a disability (either narcolepsy type 2 or idiopathic hypersomnia as neur...
by Victoriomantic
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:54 am
Forum: Improving Access to Psychological Therapies: IAPT
Topic: core professions
Replies: 4
Views: 2255

Re: core professions

I'm no expert (I'm going down the KSA route for my course that starts in October) but I believe you need evidence of a professional registration with a governing body? E.g. HCPC registration for a clin psych, NMC for nurses etc.
by Victoriomantic
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:53 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Biting off more than you can chew
Replies: 12
Views: 2936

Re: Biting off more than you can chew

Thanks, Miriam. Amusingly, when you mentioned cognitive distortions and 'should/must/ought' rules, I started chiding myself, "Are you still doing that? You had CBT for this sort of thinking! You should have got a handle on it by now! You should..." Then I noticed what I was doing and was at least a...
by Victoriomantic
Tue Sep 25, 2018 10:46 am
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: 5 things I'm thinking today. . .
Replies: 9324
Views: 1672112

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

1. Do your KSA, do your KSA, do your KSA, do your KSA 2. This does not bode well for HI if I can't get brain in gear to do work outside of working hours again! 3. That's probably not a bad thing though, now I've learned relaxation is a good thing, gotta find those new boundaries 4. Ill on my week of...