Staying Competitive in the Psychology Job Market as a New Graduate

I got the inspiration to write this post after reading this piece of morning news "As graduate numbers grow, a hard truth: Not all degrees are equal" from Channel New Asia (CNA). It is very true that the psychology job ...

Sep 17

Categories: Academic Issues, Career Development and Change

Written By:
SGPsychStud

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Self-Fulfilling Prophecy: Fake It 'Till You Make It True

(Image Credits: Russell Johnson via Flickr)Whether you are a strong believer of predictions or not, there is one Psychological phenomenon that make predictions real. It is called the "Self-Fulfilling Prophecy".Self-fulfilling Prophecy, as the name suggests, are expectations about the ...

Sep 12

Categories: Self-Criticism, Sensitivity to Criticism

Written By:
Miss Psychobabble

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Applying I/O Psychology Knowledge to Get a Job

This post is targeted for psychology students, especially those who are graduating soon.  This should be a starting guide or checklist for those looking for your first psychology-related job.  As mentioned in a previous post, your first job might be categorised into two types: (a) ...

Sep 10

Categories: Academic Issues, Career Development and Change

Written By:
SGPsychStud

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Trauma, a Psychoanalytical Approach

Central to the psychoanalytic view is that trauma always involves loss. The loss can be actual, like a loss of a loved person or symbolic, like loss of hope, country or identity.  When one is caught up in a 'traumatic event' or situation, unresolved pains and conflicts of childhood get ...

Sep 9

Categories: Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) / Trauma / Complex PTSD

Written By:
Dr. Ruth Manasseh D.Psych.Psych.

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Help! My husband doesn't want sex with me!

A large part of my practice is dealing with couples in which the man doesn't want to have sex with his wife. This seems to break all sterotypes and myths about men and sex. But quite often men find they do want to have sex with their wife or partner.The myth that men want sex all the time and ...

Sep 1

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Men's Issues, Relationships ...

Written By:
Tammy M. Fontana, MS NCC CTRT Sex Therapist USA

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3 Things to Transform Crisis into Opportunity

Sometimes things have to fall apart. We are trained , for the most part however, to look at crisis as a negative thing – a time that is filled with pain, loss and much suffering. Yet I wonder if this sort of thinking is serving us. What would happen if we were to look at the ...

Aug 31

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Happiness, Mindfulness

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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Healing In Routine

When recovering from illness or breakdown, it can be easy to feel bored by routine. Since one is developing new healthy habits to heal, one may feel trapped at a certain point. This is especially so when healing gets routine and a voice within protests against changing.Professionally and ...

Aug 30

Categories: Addictions, Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions, Life Purpose / ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Staying in Love after Baby - 4 things all couples should practice

There’s nothing quite like a new addition to the family to put stress on a couple’s relationship. While a baby brings with it so much joy and more often than not, increased connection between partners, it also adds multiple demands on the couple and can wear resources thin. Juggling the ...

Aug 21

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling, Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Anoushka Beh

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Is mental health care too expensive?

Have you ever asked yourself why you wanted to become a clinical psychologist, or a therapist, or a mental health care worker? Is it the reward of being the saviours of those tormented minds that ...

Aug 17

Categories: Mental Health Professions

Written By:
Melody Sit

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Some Common Myths and Facts about Counselling

The process and purpose of Counselling is often misunderstood, and many people have a negative perception of it. There are several myths and stigma attached to the complete process of Counselling. I hope to address some of them below.FACT Seeing a counselor does not mean you are mentally ill or ...

Aug 15

Categories: Couple Counseling, Marital Counseling

Written By:
Sailaja Menon

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Sadness After Sex

I surmise that countless people experience sadness after sex. Psychologists call this psychological phenomenon "postcoital tristresse." It's a feeling of unfulfillment in the sexual act, especially when something deeper or permanent is desired or hungered for in the physical ...

Aug 1

Categories: Love addiction, Relationships & Marriage, Sexual Problems / Sex ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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Some Common Questions on Money Management in a Healthy Marriage

It's normal for married couples to have different views on money management, but if one of them works so hard to earn the family's income and the other spends like there's no tomorrow, there can be a big problem there. What is your advice to people who are married to big spenders? ...

Jul 28

Categories: Relationships & Marriage

Written By:
Sailaja Menon

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Control Anger before it Controls You

Anger is one of the basic human emotions characterized by intense feelings of being antagonized or wronged (APA, 2015). Anger can sometimes be good, serving as the necessary motivation to remedy a situation. However, excessive anger can be detrimental to both mental and physical health. It has a ...

Jul 13

Categories: Anger Management, Stress Management

Written By:
Piyali Chakrabarti

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Why Relocating is a Big Deal

By Clarity Counseling ServicesRelocating to a new place is often viewed as a good thing. True enough, it is exciting and full of new possibilities. It often comes with a positive life event such a new job, furthering one’s education or moving to be with a loved one. So much so that the ...

Jul 12

Categories: Adjusting to Change / Life Transitions

Written By:
Deepa Panirselvam/Jeevna Bajaj

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Train Psych, Anyone?

I've been thinking today of trains. Trains are weird places, don't you think? Especially crowded ones. In numerous occasions, I'd have speaking tours before Koreans and Filipinos in Seoul (also in other parts). Whenever I'd ride their trains, I'd be with fellow Filipinos. ...

Jul 7

Categories: Adult psychological development, Emotional Intelligence, Social ...

Written By:
Dr. Angelo Subida, Psychotherapist

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