The Open University…is my degree legitimate? The Open University specialises in a type of learning known as "Distance learning" which is a method of remote studying where students do not attend a brick school/face-face lessons. Leaning material is a mixture of printed (textbooks) and online material…Read More
Now, I am completely against new year resolutions I genuinely don't believe they work because it is just too much pressure out of nowhere. Scientific studies actually show that it takes 90 days to create a habit, so trying to force immediate change is destined for failure.Read More
A few great ways to save money on psychology textbooks
Buying textbooks for your psychology course can be very expensive, with some texts costing hundreds of pounds each, And I thought Counselling textbooks were expensive! So While you certainly cannot eliminate this expense, ask yourself this important question...
This topic is one I came across quite early on in my studies that caused be genuine concern. Can I be totally honest with you? I don't quite trust anybody not just therapists who haven't experienced a mental illness. Think about it...Read More
Welcome to my new series where I am going to discuss and hopefully debunk or address some common myths & misconceptions surrounding the world of psychology, counselling, the brain and mental health. Topics, questions & comments I've seen shared across social media or that I have been asked personally.Read More
Something I’ve found confusing during the last 10 weeks of my course is defining the difference between Counsellor & psychotherapist. counselling’ and ‘psychotherapy’ – used to be used more interchangeable, but now it’s more defined by modality and other key factors.
What’s the difference between a counsellor & a psychotherapist?Read More
Starting college / uni can be a scary thing. Especially if like me you're older and going back into education 10+ years after leaving school/ Now that I am coming to the end of my counselling concepts level 2, I can look back at my experience studying counselling & psychology and I can reflect on my personal journey. Even though it hasn't been 100% clarified I have passed I have successfully received back 95% of my assessments with passes with an oral exam coming this week. I still wish I done or known particular things before I actually started. In today’s blog post - the very first in my new counselling / psychology series, I am going to be sharing the things I wish I knew before starting college.Read More
Counselling & Psychology is such a broad subject with plenty of careers you can go into. Most will require a post graduate degree and possible specialisation in the area you want. Plus most careers with counselling will expect you to be a member of an accredited body the most popular are BACP, UKCP, NCS & ACCPH for professional accreditation you'll have to meet strict rules on training, practice, ethics and length of experience.Read More
Behind this blog I am a bookworm I always have either a book in my hand or playing through audible, I just love to read. Over the months, my goodreads account has grown massively full of all genres from novels to fantasy and even more so since I started my Level 2 counselling course. Today's blog everyday challenge is; Lists / your top 10 recommendations and I couldn't think of a more fitting list than....Read More
UK i’m coming for you! Not in the literal sense, yet, but as a psychology / counselling student the UK amongst many other destinations is right at the top of my bucket list. Since I began my course 6 weeks ago I have been searching for some places across the UK to visit to further my knowledge in the psychology world.Read More