Thoughts from postgraduates

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.

Hearing Voices in Death: Listening and Learning

About PsyPAG PsyPAG Committee Becoming a PsyPAG representative Current Available Positions The Quarterly Quarterly Back Issues Instructions to Authors PsyPAG Blog Funding Schemes Workshops Awards Bursaries Conference PsyPAG Guide Hearing Voices in Death: Listening and Learning My first experience of death happened when I was working on a hospital ward. I was devastated. We had …

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