The challenges of training in research and practice? A cup of coffee with Nick Midgley Isabel: I was recently asked to deliver a talk about the challenges of training people to be both practitioners and researchers in counselling psychology, which I found an interesting question… So I thought I would ask about your experience ofContinue reading “The challenges of training in research and practice?”
“Stay on the fucking bus!”: Persisting with your doctoral research. In 2004, American-Finnish photographer, Arno Minkkinen, gave a graduation speech in which he outlined his theory on the difference between success and failure in one’s career. This difference, he claimed, lay in the operation of Helsinki Bus Station*. He called this theory…….The Helsinki Bus Station Theory.Continue reading ““Stay on the f***ing bus!””
On Writing: A few tips from a writer of pure fiction I’m a writer with five novels published, and a severe clichéd block about the next one. Professional writing is a petri dish of paranoia and in these past months of low productivity, the self-loathing and pointlessness has been billowing and blooming.