Thursday, July 16, 2009

Online Resources

The Psychological Society of Ireland is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in Ireland.

The British Psychological Society is the representative body for psychology and psychologists in the UK.

Psychologist Appointments is a website for psychology jobs mostly in the UK.

Psyclick is a resource for anyone seeking to train as a clinical psychologist, particularly in the UK.

The ClinPsy website for aspiring clinical psychologists is the only website of its kind to be run by qualified Chartered Clinical Psychologists and members of clinical training course staff in the UK. is a specialist jobsite for careers in academic, research, science and related professions mainly in the UK.

Volunteering Ireland features a database of voluntary positions in health and disability services mainly in Ireland.

Activelink is the online network for Irish non profit organisations and includes information on Employment and Volunteering opportunities in the non profit sector.

This is the wikipedia psychology portal which has hundreds of well-written articles about psychology.

This is a free online cognitive behaviour therapy tool designed by the Centre for Mental Health Research at the Australian National University

Clearing House for Postgraduate Courses in Clinical Psychology provides information on clinical psychology courses in Great Britain and how to apply.

This blog reports on the latest psychology research, plus psych gossip & comment.

This is the BPS accreditation information for psychologists with qualifications gained overseas, including the Republic of Ireland.

The resources provided on this website aim to provide general information about various mental health problems as well as techniques that focus on a cognitive behavioural approach to managing difficulties. Includes CBT information sheets and workbooks for clients.

The training film "Three Approaches to Psychotherapy" shows Gloria, a patient, engaged in therapy with three psychotherapists who have different theories. It includes descriptions of each theory.

Part I features her interview with Carl Rogers, a client-centred therapist.

Part II features Frederick Perls, a Gestalt therapist.

Part III features Albert Ellis, a rational-emotive psychotherapist.

This training film is among the most written about in the history of counseling and continues to be used as an instructional model for the helping professions (Glauser & Bozarth, 2001).