The PhD years

Probably the most important post: Contemplating a PhD? Please read this.

First year:

  1. Blue Marathons
  2. Two weeks into a Clinical P(retty) H(uge) D(eal)
  3. Hiding behind cushions and writing letters
  4. Aliens, race-walking and psychological testing
  5. Reflections at the end of Term 1
  6. Moving from the general to the particular
  7. A day in the life…of a Clinical PhD student
  8. Fragments
  9. A stapler, a stapler, my kingdom for a stapler
  10. Writer’s block: Is it because of procrastination, not feeling ready or something else?
  11. A Crash Course in Evaluating Diagnostic Tools: Validity
  12. Bootylicious…pun intended
  13. Hitting the Wall
  14. Coming full circle: It’s raining Wizz Fizz
  15. I did it!
  16. Through the eyes of a Clinical PhD student: Balancing research and practice
  17. Through the eyes of a Clinical PhD student: Embracing difference
  18. Serendipity / se – ruhn – dip – i – ti /
  19. Impostor syndrome
  20. Data Analyses: Discrimination indices vs chi-squares and principal components analyses vs factor analyses
  21. 2012 Haiku

Second Year:

  1. 2013 Hopes and dreams
  2. You know you’re studying to become a psychologist when…
  3. A very serious topic…Stationery part 1
  4. A very serious topic…Stationery part 2
  5. Placement through the eyes of a Clinical PhD student
  6. Research is like a box of chocolates. You never know what you’re going to get.
  7. The fire-fighting duck
  8. Lessons learned on placement
  9. An adventure
  10. So what do you do?
  11. Taking stock: Semester 1, Year 2
  12. A leap of faith
  13. The little black cloud of research ennui
  14. 2013: The year in review

Third year:

  1. What the heck is a post-doc?
  2. Therapy as a learning experience for both therapist and client
  3. Self-care
  4. The little black cloud of research ennui has returned
  5. Light at the end of the tunnel
  6. Surviving the PhD

Fourth year:

  1. Hiatus
  2. Intermission
  3. I’m still here

Fifth year (see fourth year posts).

  1. Tweeting towards the finish line
  2. Looking back on 2015
  3. Week 2 – Doing what I can when I can
  4. Week 3 – Winding up the Introduction
  5. Week 4 – Onto Chapter 2
  6. Psychology Book Club
  7. The Making of a Therapist
  8. Hiatus
  9. Clinical Psychology placements done, forever!
  10. Writing up – Welcome back to adolescence!
  11. Contemplating a PhD? Please read this.
  12. I finally did it.
  13. Hello from the other side…
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