Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. Within this article we explore how to keep yourself healthy whilst working in mental health. This article was written by a member of the PsychAssist team who is currently a support worker and they give their perspective of how to look after your own mental health whilst working in such a demanding role. This is something we hear many graduates and support workers talk about so we know this is a topic that we had to address. Hopefully this will be able to help you in your journey!
Hello and WELCOMEto PsychAssist. This week’s guest article comes from Kara Deering, a recent graduate who has just been accepted onto the Forensic Doctorate. Kara’s story is very inspirational; from receiving 3 grades lower than what she was expecting in her A Levels to falling into a forensic placement during Undergrad. Kara has silenced all of her doubters to get onto the Forensic Doctorate straight out of University. When we heard this, we had to have her tell her story on PsychAssist. This is Kara’s very inspirational story…..
Hello and WELCOMEto PsychAssist. This article is a little bit different from our usual articles but one that is imperative to write. I remember when I first entered the field of psychology and I would hear the phrase “Psychologists make the worst spouses” which really confused me, yet it is something I still hear to this day. This is why we have done some investigations around this topic and found these 3 themes that could explain why Psychologists may be the worst spouses.