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! Continue reading 4 Ways to Keep Yourself Healthy Whilst Working In Mental Health
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!
For years I have heard many graduates say “you need to get an Assistant Psychologist role” and always view these posts as the be all and end all. I have been an Assistant Psychologist for years and granted it has been very rewarding and amazing at times. Nevertheless, no job is perfect so I thought I would write a post about the Worst Things about being an Assistant Psychologist that may help inform your decision when applying for these roles. Continue reading The Worst things about being an Assistant Psychologist
This is a post that has been bubbling for a while. I’ve asked every psychologist I know within my trust and other trusts about the common mistakes they see in applications from Support Workers to Assistant Psychologist. A lot of the mistakes outlined below can easily be rectified and hopefully land you that all important relevant job role. Do you recognise any of these common mistakes in your application? Continue reading 5 Application Mistakes by Psychology Graduates
Every year, thousands of Psychology Students complete their degree only to become stuck on what to do next. Since the government introduced the Post-Graduate Loan system last year, this has made obtaining a Masters a more attractive offer; however how do you know if you NEED to complete a master? Check out the 5 Reasons below on why you should have an MSc in Psychology. Continue reading 5 Reasons why you should have a Masters in Psychology
There are lots of myths for psychology graduates. Things like “you need an MSc to get an AP role” or “I haven’t got a chance of getting anything in Psychology as I graduate from… University”. Have you ever heard of the 5 myths in this post? Since I graduated back in 2014, I have heard so many things from different graduates that I previously thought where true. Things like “you need an MSc to get an AP role” or “I haven’t got a chance of getting anything in Psychology as I graduates from….University”. Have you ever heard of the 5 myths below? Continue reading 5 Myth Busters for Psychology Graduates
Graduating with a psychology degree may just the first step of the psychology career. Here we have the 4 problems that every psychology graduate faced, hope it can help you to be prepared before they attack you. Continue reading 4 Problems Faced by Every Psychology Graduate