Life Of A Psychology Graduate: Serkan’s Story

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. Since we started this journey of providing valuable information to Psychology Graduates, we have often received messages about how difficult the journey can be. Since one of the PsychAssist team got onto the doctorate we thought it might be good to bring you weekly updates from a Psychology Graduate on his journey through this crazy career path. Meet Serkan! He’s a psychology graduate with an MSc! He will provide updates on his journey but for the time being, here’s a little introduction to who he is…. Continue reading Life Of A Psychology Graduate: Serkan’s Story

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Why Admin Staff Will Make or Break Your Career

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. In this week’s article we talk about a crucial topic that could make or break your career. Within services, admin staff are widely underrated and quite frankly undervalued by services. This is also something that Graduates really take for granted which could be detrimental to your progress within your chosen discipline. This week, we explore Why Admin Staff Will Make or Break Your Career. Continue reading Why Admin Staff Will Make or Break Your Career

Are PWP’s The New Assistant Psychologists?

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. Lately, we have received a lot of messages from recent Psychology Graduates asking whether they should pursue Assistant Psychologist jobs or to go down the PWP route. This is a very controversial topic but one that we thought we had to address as it is a question many Psychology Graduates have. Within this article, we will explore whether or not PWP’s are becoming the new AP’s. Continue reading Are PWP’s The New Assistant Psychologists?

3 Skills Before You Apply For Assistant Psychologist Roles

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. It’s that time of year again where many Assistant Psychologists are about to leave their posts to take up their places on the clinical doctorate. This means that there will be a fresh batch of hopefuls looking to fill their spots, which could be you.  However, how do you know if you’re ready for an AP role? Within this post we will explore the 3 qualities you NEED to have before applying for AP roles. Continue reading 3 Skills Before You Apply For Assistant Psychologist Roles

3 Tips For Psychology Graduates Of 2018

Hello & WELCOME to PsychAssist. It’s that time of year again where the field of psychology is once again filled with fresh meat. Yep, you guessed it, Psychology students are graduating and starting their journeys in this crazy career path. With this in mind, we at PsychAssist thought we would write this article for those Newly Grads to help guide them in this exciting but uncertain times. These are the 3 tips we wish we knew when we graduated. Continue reading 3 Tips For Psychology Graduates Of 2018

Does the NHS Pay Rise Mean the End of Clinical Psychology Training?

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. The past couple of weeks we have received many questions from ASPIRING psychologists enquiring about the new NHS pay rise for staff. The main concerns people had, were the potential implication this could have on the current funded places on the Clinical Psychology Doctorate course. This is something that we have actually thought about and therefore we thought we would gain the opinions of Qualified Psychologists. Within this post, we will explore whether the new NHS pay rise for staff means the end of funded Clinical Psychology Doctorate places. Continue reading Does the NHS Pay Rise Mean the End of Clinical Psychology Training?

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