Why All Psychology Graduates Should Work In Private Practice

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. Lately we’ve received a lot of questions from recent Psych Grads who are new to the field asking about the difference between NHS experience and Private Experience (we did write an article about this which was called NHS Experience VS Private Experience). They appear to have this pre-conceived misconception that working for private companies is bad and the only way to progress is through solely working in the NHS. THIS IS ABSOLUTELY FALSE which gave us the inspiration for this article. Within this post, we will discuss the benefits of working within the private sector and how Psych Grads can flourish in these types of environments. Continue reading Why All Psychology Graduates Should Work In Private Practice

How to choose which DClinPsy Course is Right for You

As many of you are aware, it’s Clinical Psychology Doctorate Application Season, which means a very stressful time for many of you. This is where PsychAssist comes in as we aim to answer any questions you may have on this topic. For many, this is a daunting process and one of the most frequent questions we hear are “how do I choose which University is right for me?” Of course everyone is different, but there have been recurring themes we hear from qualified Clinical Psychologists, around how they chose which University was right for them. Within this article we will explore the factors you should consider when choosing your four university choices. Continue reading How to choose which DClinPsy Course is Right for You

MYTH BUSTING THE CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY DOCTORATE

If you haven’t heard already, ITS CLINICAL DOCTORATE APPLICATION SEASON, and here at PsychAssist were on a mission to give all you Doctorate hopefuls all the information you need. Now this post was one we have waited a long time to publish. Over the years, we have heard some absolutely outrageous MYTHS by Psychology Graduates who one day hopes to get onto clinical training. We therefore decided to, once and for all, get rid of the myths frequently told to Psychology Graduates about getting onto the Clinical Psychology Doctorate Course. So here are just a few that we have heard; I guarantee you’ve heard some of these as well. Continue reading MYTH BUSTING THE CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGY DOCTORATE