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The Importance of Self-Care When Starting Your Career: Thoughts When Reflecting During the Pandemic

The Importance of Self-Care When Starting Your Career: Thoughts When Reflecting During the Pandemic

We are, as a profession, as a nation, and as people on earth, going through a tremendous change in our daily lives. As the COVID-19 pandemic has forced many psychologists to stay at home, to use remote learning tactics, and to use telehealth to do their jobs, I thought about how I would have reacted to this pandemic if I were entering post-doc this year, or if I had just started my career as a psychologist.

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Reflecting on My Service on The Trust’s Inaugural SECP Committee

Reflecting on My Service on The Trust’s Inaugural SECP Committee

I am honored to be one of the inaugural members, and now Chair of The Trust Student and Early Career Psychologist (SECP) Committee.

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The Trust Student and Early Career Psychologist Column: Pearls of Wisdom Gleaned From Graduate School

The Trust Student and Early Career Psychologist Column: Pearls of Wisdom Gleaned From Graduate School

As a first-generation student, I had little guidance to prepare me for a doctoral program in Clinical Psychology. To bridge that gap, I devoured the “Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology” to distinguish between pursuing a Ph.D. and a Psy.D., to compare and contrast APA-accredited programs, and to identify areas of interest for clinical and research experience. This resource gave me a great start; however, I wanted to share what else I wish I had known in advance.

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4 ways psychology students can prepare themselves

4 ways psychology students can prepare themselves

Why do I need liability insurance? It’s the most asked question when our staff exhibits at regional psychological association conventions. These events are attended by hundreds, sometimes thousands of psychology students, and all too often,student liability insurance is a mystery to them.

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The reason why we say "for psychologists, by psychologists"

The reason why we say "for psychologists, by psychologists"

Rome wasn’t built in a day, and neither was your career in psychology. Nobody understands the sacrifices and rewards better than another psychologist.

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