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by Bella
Thu Apr 19, 2007 12:57 pm
Forum: Academic/Research
Topic: recruiting equivalent participant groups
Replies: 2
Views: 2207

Well there are loads of ways to collect samples - We are currently trying to validate a questionnaire and we are going to use university students, and also patients in GP waiting rooms. We initially thought about using NHS staff - But I dont think the ethics committee would have gone for that. You n...
by Bella
Thu Apr 19, 2007 12:34 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Related to Psychology
Topic: Why do you want to be a clinical psychologist?
Replies: 13
Views: 17776

Good NHS holiday allowance! :wink:

(although TBH I work for a Uni and my holiday allowance is better!)
by Bella
Thu Apr 19, 2007 12:30 pm
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Welcome new people!
Replies: 25
Views: 13728

Hi Clare,

Glad to see you here!! :D
by Bella
Thu Apr 19, 2007 9:20 am
Forum: Papers and Journal Articles
Topic: Psychosis Paper
Replies: 6
Views: 3621

There is some really interesting work coming out about the ultra high risk group (for developing psychosis) and cognitive therapy. Try looking for French and Morrison.

:D
by Bella
Mon Apr 16, 2007 6:21 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Optical illusions
Replies: 2
Views: 1934

They are great! I love the one where you move your head towards it - very clever!!

:D
by Bella
Mon Apr 16, 2007 5:01 pm
Forum: Miscellaneous: Off-topic
Topic: Why do so many psychologists own cats?!
Replies: 82
Views: 24142

I LOVE cats - but don't have any at the moment. That might change though as soon as I move to our lovely house (fingers crossed that it goes thorugh ok!!) Im lucky as my fella likes cats too - although he really wants a house rabbit! My Mom has 6 cats and has always had them. When I was younger load...
by Bella
Mon Apr 16, 2007 4:58 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Having an MSc and being shortlisted for AP
Replies: 14
Views: 6944

You too! Yeah it was a bit stressful but I did learn that I can cope with a demanding academic program (inc. 15,000 research project!) alongside taxing clinical work - a good indication that I can cope with the doctorate I thought! I would definately suggest working in a relevant area and studying i...
by Bella
Mon Apr 16, 2007 3:57 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Having an MSc and being shortlisted for AP
Replies: 14
Views: 6944

Ha - Bella isn't me real name - im Kelly!! Just love the name Bella and thought I would go with that on here! Anyway I did an MSc in Research Methods in Psychology at Bristol Uni. I really enjoyed it (it wasn't all stats!) and it has really stood me in good stead so far. It cost quite a lot to do an...
by Bella
Mon Apr 16, 2007 2:41 pm
Forum: Applications
Topic: Having an MSc and being shortlisted for AP
Replies: 14
Views: 6944

My MSc def helped me to get my first post (and subsequent posts come to think of it!) :D We recently advertised for an AP post and we had over 200 apply. Once we shortlisted to about 60 we then rated each form on academic/experience etc. That meant that if you had an MSc etc then you would get an ex...
by Bella
Mon Apr 16, 2007 9:05 am
Forum: Training, events, groups, meetings, resources, reviews
Topic: Moving to Bristol for AP post
Replies: 1
Views: 2166

Hi ya - I went to Uni in Bristol and lived there for 5 years - its a lovely city! The places that I would suggest living are: Clifton, Redland, and Cotham They are the nicest - but can be a bit expensive! They are near the centre though and they have lots of nice bars - plus the houses are stunning....
by Bella
Sun Apr 15, 2007 11:00 am
Forum: This website and forum, plus Aspire
Topic: Hello: Introduce yourself here!
Replies: 730
Views: 184771

Hello! My name is Kelly and I currently work in Birmingham ( RA in EIS). I have worked in quite a few places and posts and I have met some really good people through psychology! I am just in the process of buying a house with my boyfriend - and its all very exciting! We hope to get either a cat, rab...
by Bella
Sun Apr 15, 2007 10:54 am
Forum: Clinical Issues
Topic: What specialty do you want to work in?
Replies: 29
Views: 12923

I have worked in many areas and my favourite so far has been Early Intervention in Psychosis. The service I work within is brilliant and the work that is carried out amazing. I also work within the Early Detection and Intervention Team, which works with clients who are at Ultra High Risk of developi...
by Bella
Sat Apr 14, 2007 4:16 pm
Forum: Interviews
Topic: Sharing of Interview Questions
Replies: 21
Views: 48856

I agree with you in theory, but in practice its quite different! From holding 3 AP/RA posts now I have been to many Assistant meetings in different parts of the country (quite a few of which were actually facilitated by CP's) and at this time of year all the meetings focus on interview questions. Pe...