SAVING MONEY

A Chapter Closes

  On Tuesday a huge chapter of my life came to an end, with my final day at my job of more than 7 years as a prison psychologist. Such a bittersweet experience walking away. I started out as a new graduate with my provisional psychologist registration back in 2007 at a local prison. Studying …

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I Quit My Job…

On Wednesday I quit my job. After more than 7 years of being a psychologist, the senior psychologist, a programs coordinator, a provisional psychologist supervisor and various other related roles, it was time to take a massive leap and move on from what I have known. For anyone who knows me well, it was an unexpected decision and …

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Flashback Friday – Reflections of a Prison Psychologist

Embarking on a career as a psychologist can be a very different reality compared to the expectation. It’s nothing like the movies. It’s not all IQ tests and inkblots, CBT and behaviour modification. Nope. Especially not when you choose the path of a psychologist in the criminal justice system. As a fresh faced uni student with the whole …

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When I Grow Up

In july I am headed back to university to embark on a new profession. I have had mixed reactions to this news, with good reason. Mostly because I already have a profession. One that I have had successes in and have enjoyed for the most part of 7 years. Despite this, I decided it was …

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