The Worst Thing About Being A Trainee Psychologist

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. This week’s article is a complete REALITY CHECK for all you aspiring psychologists. Previously, we wrote the worst thing about being an assistant psychologist back when I was an AP. This time around, we explore the worst things about being a trainee along with things that you can do to make trainee life that little bit easier. Hopefully, this article will show psychology graduates that the grass isn’t greener on the other side!

So What Is Business Psychology?

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. This weeks guest article is from Dr Grace Mansah-Owusu who is a Chartered Psychologist. This is an area that we are personally interested in as this sector appears to have a bright and broad future. Many top companies are starting to realise the importance of employee wellbeing and are actively exploring how to get the best out of their employees. This could signal a rise in occupational psychologists as they hold the required skills to deliver results. This is why we thought it would be great for Grace to explain what Occupational Psychology is and how you can pursue this career path.

Diagnosis Shaming from Mental Health Professionals

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. This weeks guest article is from Rowan Wild who shares her experiences of “diagnosis shaming” from professionals. Rowan really goes deep on how something as simple as communication can have such a long term impact on service users. This is an article that should be read by EVERYONE within the mental health sector and should a lesson for all future professionals on the importance of their role! We hope you enjoy this article as much as we did!