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  1. M

    MSW student to DO??

    Hi everyone, This is my first post here and I hope I’m posting in the right place! I’m currently in a Master’s of Social Work program with the intention to become a therapist. After completing my first year including my first field placement, I’ve determined that social work is not for me. I...
  2. PsychologistLizzie

    What clinical experience can I get as a first year PhD student?

    Hi all! I was hoping I could get some advice. I'm an incoming clinical-school psych student. I know that externships are not typically available for 1st-year students, so I was wondering what I can do now and which experiences will make me most competitive. I am primarily interested in...
  3. M

    Seeing a Therapist/Counselor while in Med School?

    So I am a first year DO student (starting really soon!) and I was curious on what, if any, are the possible negative consequences of seeing a counselor/therapist while in med school. I have anxiety, and while it does not render me unstable at all, it is something that pops up from time to time...
  4. Instawell

    Mental Health Counselors/Helpers needed: Work from home

    Inviting all mental health/psychology/counseling students and graduates: I would like to invite you to Instawell, an online marketplace for self-help plans by mental health professionals. Plans are week-long online courses with personalised advice from certified professionals. I believe it...
  5. R

    Tips - Starting a Successful Therapy Practice

    Came across an article, thought I'd share it. Tips on Starting A Successful Therapy Practice 1. Find your niche: Choose an area of practice in which you’ve felt the most rewarded and in which you feel like you can do the most good for patients. If you’re going to start your own practice...
  6. singasongofjoy

    So you (maybe) want to be a psychologist?

    I don't see psychology come up much on hSDN but there are some high school folks who make their way over to the psychology forum periodically so thought I'd offer a thread for folks who might be interested in becoming a psychologist since the process is rather different than med school. I'm a...
  7. R

    Counselor to Psychiatrist?

    Hello, I'm a Clinical Mental Health Counselor considering continuing my education and applying to medical school to become a Psychiatrist. Are there any Psychiatrist's here that have taken a similar path? Any advice/warnings?
  8. Tsunnami

    MD Double Standards In Mental Health Issues

    Hello, Everyone ! I've observed that there are many topics here about mental health problems, which is not surprising, because at our Medical school there are also many problems in this area. I've seen many students getting addicted to pills and other substances to keep them calm and to avoid...
  9. D

    Clinical Mental Health Counseling Masters - School Choices

    I'm a career changer looking to become a Licensed Professional Counselor in Pittsburgh, PA. There are four CACREP accredited master's programs in Pittsburgh to choose from, and I'm wondering if anyone can speak to their experience in any of these programs, if there are any thoughts on their...
  10. P

    Research Participants Wanted: Clients

    We are exploring clients’ experiences of therapist absences. Therapist absences are not an uncommon phenomenon in psychotherapy. Minimal literature, however, actually examines the client’s experience of this phenomenon. This study seeks to begin to fill this gap in the literature. We will ask...
  11. epsoftball9

    Program-Specific Info / Q's Allen College MOT Fall 2017 Class

    Hey guys! I have accepted a spot at Allen College and I wanted to see who else has! I'm really excited and also looking for a possible roomie. It's me and my puppy (lab collie mix, hes perfect). Renting a house is dirt cheap ($500/mo) for two bedrooms.
  12. OT1224

    Other OT-Related Information OT and Splinting~~~

    Hello, I have volunteered in two settings. In outpatient hand therapy setting - lots of splinting. In inpatient rehab - occasional splinting. I am fascinated by splint-making. This probably came from my love for handcraft works (drawing, sculpting, woodworks, etc). I'm asking the second...
  13. O

    Dental Therapist

    Greetings, I learned that some states (Washington State, New Mexico, Kansas, Ohio, and Vermont) are discussing the need for Dental Therapists as a means for low income and less fortunate communities to get dental care. But ADA lobbyists are pushing back against it. Regardless of the debate and...