How PsychGrads Can Dominate 2019!

Hello and WELCOME to the first PsychAssist article of 2019! In this article, we will explain how PsychGrads can Dominate 2019 by implementing a few helpful tips. Over the final months of 2018, we reflected on where the world of psychology is heading and how PsychGrads can get ahead of the crowd. There were many things that we thought of however there were only 3 that we felt were the most important for PsychGrads to know in 2019. Continue reading How PsychGrads Can Dominate 2019!

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Why Anxiety & Depression Led Me to Psychology

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. This week we have a great guest article from an amazing individual called Ashley Boscoe. This is her story of how she overcame her own anxieties and depression and how her experiences ultimately led her to pursue a career in psychology. This is a truly amazing story and one that we can all learn a lot from! Continue reading Why Anxiety & Depression Led Me to Psychology

What Will Psychology Look Like In 2030?

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. Lately, we’ve been noticing some trends within the world of psychology which are very exciting. So much so that we thought that we should write an article on the topic (partly to give you information and partly to say “we told you so” in 10 years’ time). With the ever-changing world, we know how scary it can be to try to navigate through and succeed within this space. That’s why we thought we’d give you our thoughts and predictions on things to look out for in the years to come. Continue reading What Will Psychology Look Like In 2030?

How To Get Back Into A Career In Psychology

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. Lately, we have received many requests to write an article for those career changers who aspire to be psychologists. This can be a very confusing and scary time in a person’s life when they are considering changing careers! This was one of the motivators for us to write this article to help those experiencing this. Within this post, we will explore the 3 main steps you need to take to transition from your current field, into the world of Psychology. Continue reading How To Get Back Into A Career In Psychology

Why You’re Failing as A Psychology Graduate in 2018

Have you got to 2018 as a Psych Grad and are still struggling to get your foot in the door? You’re not alone as there are hundreds of graduates in the same boat. However have you ever thought that maybe, just maybe it’s something you’re doing (or not doing) that’s contributing to this. Within this post we will explore 4 reasons Why You’re Failing as A Psych Grad along with practical tips on how you can make 2018 the best year yet. Continue reading Why You’re Failing as A Psychology Graduate in 2018

What to Expect in an Initial Clinical Assessment

We at PsychAssist receive so many questions from Psychology Students/Graduates around life after graduation. Recently we received a barrage of messages around what actually happens when a client comes into a service for the first time. For many, this is a real source of anxiety as many psych grads become overwhelmed with a sense of Imposter Syndrome once they are face to face with a service user. Nevertheless, PsychAssist is here to alleviate any concerns you have around what to do in an Initial Clinical Assessment. Within this post we will explore the main themes within every Initial Assessment so you can prepare for when you are eventually doing these types of assessments. Continue reading What to Expect in an Initial Clinical Assessment

4 Lessons From A Trainee Counselling Psychologist

Going into counselling psychology can be a demanding process. The investment you make in personal development comes with the need to take on constructive feedback and apply it to your learning on a daily basis. Like any other doctoral course, the expectations of academic and skill development are high. I have to say that I wouldn’t have it any other way. Setting out on the journey of becoming a counselling psychologist is challenging, but it is without a doubt the most eye opening and exhilarating process I have ever undertaken. As a current trainee, a few of the steps I have learned along the way I think will help those of you in the process of becoming a counselling psychologist, or considering it. Continue reading 4 Lessons From A Trainee Counselling Psychologist