Early Career Researcher

What advice would you give to yourself at the beginning of your postgraduate studies?

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The road to authenticity: lived experience, disclosure and being open

When I mentioned to a friend and fellow Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy) trainee that I’d been approached to write a blog for PsyPAG, he joked that I should write about being a “mental illness mascot”. It’s true, I think I was asked because of the fact I’m so open about my lived experience. But his comment got me thinking; I haven’t always been this open about my experiences, and I wanted to share a bit of my experiences of the process of feeling able to disclose.

Multidisciplinarity as an Early Career psychologist: PsyPAG and beyond!

January 2019 will mark my 2nd PhD Viva-versary. 2 years since the stress of being grilled on my PhD by two examiners. Two years since the celebrations. This December, I’ve been invited to be a keynote at the BPS Careers in Psychology event in London, speaking to undergraduate and postgraduate students about my psychology career …

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