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Discussion in 'Psychology [Psy.D. / Ph.D.]' started by PSYDR, Jun 17, 2016.

  1. erg923

    erg923 Regional Clinical Officer, Cenpatico National 10+ Year Member

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    I just went into out the resident lounge/bedroom (where is this douchebag anyway?). The sheets are..."sticky." Ewe.
     
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  3. erg923

    erg923 Regional Clinical Officer, Cenpatico National 10+ Year Member

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    The whole situation here is goofy. Not sure how it works elsewhere?

    Resident with back-up attending handles medicine and psych floor consults/issues. Psychologists can handle ED and can admit from there to psych floor or detox unit, we just have to call local university hospital EPS (also an on-call resident from the med school) for medical clearance and orders...unless ED doc does direct admit or overrules us, which they never do. Its weird. But they pay us overtime for this.
     
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  4. barryggg

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    You handle the Erectile Dysfunctions coming through the door? No wonder the sheets are sticky.
     
  5. theSteppenwolf

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    Sound advice, I think.
     
  6. PSYDR

    PSYDR Psychologist 10+ Year Member

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    I won't get home until 11pm and really wish there was both gin and tonic there.... maybe some limes...
     
  7. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Got to be a liquor store on the way home. Slow day for me, just crunching the numbers on benefits from a couple of job offers.
     
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  8. calimich

    calimich Assistant Professor Psychologist Faculty 2+ Year Member

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    Spring break!!
     
  9. Fan_of_Meehl

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    You know you're in the right field when you get stoked over access to professional research literature databases.
    And I ain't hatin'...it takes one to know one :)
     
  10. PSYDR

    PSYDR Psychologist 10+ Year Member

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    gonna try to force myself to go out tonight. Then sailing on Saturday.
     
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  11. rerope

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    Its payday Friday :soexcited: lol. Wished I was going to use it for something other than laundry today. Maybe boozy ice cream...
     
  12. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    You yuppy. Gonna go out and play some tennis at the club while you're at it and drink some Pimm's Cup in the clubhouse? ;)

    We're heading out camping with some friends. Not real camping, more of the, let's rent some cabins at a campsite by the bay so we can drink by a fire kind of camping.
     
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  13. Witcher 3 marathon for me this weekend or at least as much as I can get away without too much spousal repercussions. :D
     
  14. erg923

    erg923 Regional Clinical Officer, Cenpatico National 10+ Year Member

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    I have a king size mattress, a fully stocked bar in the basement, and a decent suburban view of the landscape. Paying money to be homeless for a night seems nonsensical. I will get drunk and watch Netflix...thank you!

    Just call me Gaffigan.
     
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  15. ClinicalABA

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    Nice! Playing through for the second time now- great game.
     
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  16. PSYDR

    PSYDR Psychologist 10+ Year Member

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    Sadly, everything but the tennis is pretty spot on (orthopedic problem with dominant wrist). If you want money, you gotta be where it is.

    Stuck out of town this weekend. Netflix, hotel bar, hotel gym is the plan.
     
  17. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Got some nice weather this weekend. May do some hiking and go visit some breweries with nice outdoor decks.
     
  18. AcronymAllergy

    AcronymAllergy Neuropsychologist Moderator Psychologist Gold Donor Classifieds Approved 7+ Year Member

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    Weather is supposed to be pretty cruddy here. Not fun. Plenty of foosball ahead, I'm sure.
     
  19. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Are you talking about the draft? The more they stretch that out and elongate the weekend, the less inclined I am to watch any of it. I'll just wait for the recaps to come out Sunday or Monday. I can only stand so much of Mike Mayock or Mel Kiper.
     
  20. MamaPhD

    MamaPhD Psychologist, Academic Medical Center Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Most wasteful Friday in recent memory. Half my template decided to ditch and go celebrate Cinco de Mayo or something.
     
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  21. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Today is a huge productivity day for me, I am double booked for full evals.
     
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  22. Therapist4Chnge

    Therapist4Chnge Neuropsych Ninja Faculty Faculty Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    All report writing...all day! I prefer this actually, though the last couple of months I've squeezed in out-pts, which really breaks up my writing flow.

    I might meet some friends out for a drink after work, but I suspect it will be a mess later tonight bc of Cinco de Mayo.

    Saturday was supposed to an early round of golf, but the weather isn't cooperating, so I'll probably just hit some range balls. My country club throws a great Derby party, so that will be my afternoon and evening.

    Sunday is a day of rest and possibly Guardians V2 w some friends.
     
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  23. Ollie123

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    Passed the EPPP yesterday after 2-3 weeks of hardcore studying every day after work. Date night with the wife tonight to make up for the fact that she has tolerated me basically ignoring her that entire time.

    I sincerely regret studying as much as I did. So outrageously far above the cutoff I feel like I completely wasted my time, though I guess its better than the alternative. Still...that time could have been spent on papers, grants or living life.
     
  24. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Way to be, and your experience echoes my own. Spent a good couple weeks and it was still too much time. Kudos.
     
  25. psychstudent5

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    I am in month 5 of a never ending credentialing process. Sometimes I wonder if this job is even real or if I will ever have a start date. Each month, there's a new form that needs to be signed. Siiiiiiiiiigh. I don't understand why this process is taking forever. This job better be the best thing since Americone Dream.
     
  26. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Is this a government job?
     
  27. psychstudent5

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    of course, it is. lol
     
  28. AcronymAllergy

    AcronymAllergy Neuropsychologist Moderator Psychologist Gold Donor Classifieds Approved 7+ Year Member

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    Moderately productive day so far. No big plans other than finally enjoying the first sunny weekend in almost a month.

    My credentialing process took about 3 months; 5 would be exceedingly aggravating.
     
  29. Jon Snow

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    Ha!

    Yeah. I took a week off and just studied for the one week. Worked out.

    I am not contemplating that again for the ABCN board thing.
     
  30. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    For the written? Couple of good weekends works just fine.
     
  31. Therapist4Chnge

    Therapist4Chnge Neuropsych Ninja Faculty Faculty Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    Mine was 3-ish months, so yeah...5mon would be frustrating.
     
  32. AcronymAllergy

    AcronymAllergy Neuropsychologist Moderator Psychologist Gold Donor Classifieds Approved 7+ Year Member

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    Agreed, assuming much of the material is refresher. I want to say I started studying a month ahead of time, although not as steadily as I'd have liked, so the final week involved some cramming. Although unlike the EPPP, I didn't mind the studying, and wouldn't have minded "over-studying," as it was directly beneficial to my clinical practice.
     
  33. PSYDR

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    Using some of my frequent flier miles for a semi-long weekend away.
     
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  34. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Going out of town for the week.
     
  35. sabine_psyd

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    Trying to secure a new place for relocation for internship. Ugh.


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  36. MamaPhD

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    Happy Mother's Day to all the moms out there. :)
     
  37. Therapist4Chnge

    Therapist4Chnge Neuropsych Ninja Faculty Faculty Moderator Emeritus 10+ Year Member

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    I was going to take a road trip to watch some baseball, but I don't want to put the wear and tear on my car (8-9hr each way). Probably play some golf. Maybe hit the gun range.
     
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  38. Salvador

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    Scheduled to see 6 clients, all seen, notes processed and filed. Then we had a small BBQ at workplace for lunch. Now, I'm creeping through the forums.
     
  39. theSteppenwolf

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    My son was born a week late Friday at 5:10pm CST. 9.3lbs, 22". A great beginning to a blissful weekend.


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  40. singasongofjoy

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    Same- I took it last week and wish I had those weekends back-spent the majority of every weekend for 2 months and regret over studying- I have some making up to do with my unbelievably patient husband. Unfortunately that will have to wait- at a conference this week and swamped st work next week. But then taking a week to hike in Utah so hopefully that will make up for it! Congrats on having it behind you- feels good, yeah?
     
  41. ClinicalABA

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    Congratulations! That's a big boy!
     
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  42. PSYDR

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    Going to my home town. A friend is opening his own restaurant, so a bunch of friends are going to go make a showing of it.
     
  43. WisNeuro

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    Nice, fingers crossed that they are one of the restaurant success stories.
     
  44. IT514

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    Planting some pinot noir vines to complete my vineyard. Then off to camp with the kayak. Hope the fence keeps the damn rabbits away.
     
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  45. WisNeuro

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    Wascally Wabbits!
     
  46. PSYDR

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    Wassailing wabbits if it's Pinot !
     
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  47. Therapist4Chnge

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    Grilling and then out with friends tonight. Tomorrow is golf and then a night on the town. Sunday is probably a massage and watching lacrosse. Monday is grilling.
     
  48. WisNeuro

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    Come on man, no one really watches lacrosse. What are you really doing?
     
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  49. PSYDR

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    Lacrosse is the sport of KINGS!
     
  50. WisNeuro

    WisNeuro Board Certified Neuropsychologist Psychologist 7+ Year Member

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    Pssh, it's just a bunch of preppy white dudes wishing that they could play football. ;)
     
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