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'The Clinical Psychologist Collective: Advice & Guidance for Aspiring Clinical Psychologists' 

Dr Marianne Trent, Clinical Psychologist is the lead author for this unique project which has been described as:

'A must read for aspiring psychologists!' 

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Perhaps you’re an aspiring psychologist or you know someone who is?

One thing’s for sure - Clinical Psychology can be a tricky training path to access! That’s where The Clinical Psychologist Collective: Advice and Guidance for Aspiring Clinical Psychologists, comes to the rescue!

It will help you navigate the way to your destination by offering you the cumulative experience of 600 YEARS’ worth of advice - written by over 30 Qualified and Trainee Clinical Psychologists.

Within its pages you will find career changes, mental health wobbles and ways people have battled against issues of equality and diversity to get to where they wanted to be. There are also top tips and guidance from them to you!

Each narrative - or case study - is told in the unique style of the person who wrote it. To keep you informed of your alternative options there are also a number of contributions made by Counselling, Educational, Forensic & Health Psychologists too.

It also features a brand new update from Health Education England only made on 1/9/2021 and 3/09/2021, regarding funding and a number of reaction stories to this big change which affects many potential applicants for DClinPsy Doctoral Clinical Training.

It is written for adults of all ages, at any stage of their career. It speaks your language and walks you over, around and sometimes through the hurdles involved with accessing Clinical Training. In doing so it will help get you on track to strive for your career goals. It’s a must read for any aspiring psychologist.

Ideal for Psychology Students, Assistant Psychologists, Research Assistants, Support Workers, Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWP), CBT therapists and more! 

For more information or to buy your copy click the Buy Now button below.


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Prof. Jerome Carson

Dr Marianne Trent has done a huge service to the 4,500 clinical psychology applicants, trying to secure the coveted clinical training place. There are stories written by individuals from a variety of backgrounds, who managed to secure training places, often after years of trying. This book will inspire those still wanting to join this exclusive profession. Highly recommended.

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Aman Rattan

Dr Marianne understands the value of individual experiences in their professional development as a clinical psychologist and has elegantly collected a variety of valueble lessons from clinical psychologists of different backgrounds. You'll be sure to learn something from this and reflect on your own journey too. This book shows you that no matter where you are in your training as a Clinical Psychologist, your personal development is never ending!

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I was totally hooked by this book and flew through it in 3 days. I’ve highlighted so many great nuggets of wisdom throughout the book and I know I’ll return to them throughout the DClinPsy application process. It was so refreshing to read such honest stories of resilience, perseverance, and diverse paths to the clinical doctorate. This book is also full of great examples of reflective writing (something many of us haven’t been explicitly taught, but need to develop for completing our “form”). Thanks to Marianne, her team, and all who contributed to this wonderful book.

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