Hello & WELCOME to PsychAssist. This week’s article is all about something that we have been noticing in the past couple of months. Assistant Psychologist roles seem to be on the decrease. Recently, we have been asking why this is happening and 3 main themes have been coming up quite a bit. Therefore, we will explore Why Assistant Psychologist Positions Are Dying Out! Continue reading Why Assistant Psychologist Positions Are Dying Out!
I hear a lot of Psychology Graduates and Students speak about what it takes to be an Assistant Psychologist. You hear so many different answers to this question; however not a lot about the mind-set you develop as an Assistant Psychologist. Most Assistant Psychologists find it difficult to acknowledge that there thought processes and thinking has changed considerably since they first took on the role as an Assistant. This gave us the idea of researching the main mental paradigm shifts nearly all Assistant Psychologists go through to give Students & Graduates an idea of what’s to come. Continue reading Mind-set of an Assistant Psychologist
There’s an internal national debate going on at this moment in time. Many Graduates and Qualified Psychologists are increasingly questioning their memberships to the BPS and wonder what VALUE they get from being a member. Yes it’s nice to have MBPsS next to your name, however most Students/graduates probably don’t even know what that means. This gave us the inspiration to look into this further and to gather opinions from different people (members and non-members) to weigh up the Pros and Cons of being a member. Within this post we will explore WHY YOU SHOULDN’T JOIN THE BPS. Continue reading Why You Shouldn’t Join The BPS!