Getting that elusive ‘relevant experience’…A List of Relevant Experience from A Consultant Forensic Psychologist

Hello and WELCOME to PsychAssist. This week we have another amazing guest article by Dr Ruth Tully who is a Consultant Forensic Psychologist. Ruth has kindly given our readers the insight scoop on what to go for when looking for that elusive “relevant experience”. With her many years’ experience, she has given us a list of the types of roles psychology graduates should be looking for. Dr Tully has also given PsychAssist readers an AMAZING discount on her new book to give you an insight into the world of Forensic Psychology……click the link below and use the discount code BSE19 for 20% off to have something to talk about in interviews. Continue reading Getting that elusive ‘relevant experience’…A List of Relevant Experience from A Consultant Forensic Psychologist

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.
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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! Continue reading Diagnosis Shaming from Mental Health Professionals