‘I could almost feel my mind expanding’; Trainee Clinical Psychologist Lauren Wright enthuses about her visit to America

Lauren reflects on the first joint staff-trainee visit to the clinical psychology programme at James Madison University In April 2016, Emma, Sarah, Jerry and I (creatively dubbed ‘Team America’) were incredibly fortunate to embark on an international placement to Harrisonburg in Virginia. This felt particularly special as this was also the first time it had been offered as…

Trainee Report – Cuba Exchange 2014

Our second report on the Cuban Exchange is from second year trainee Hannah Istead. As you enter the country, the spirit of Havana hits you with a riot of colour, music and passion. It’s easy to become intoxicated by the faded grandeur, of the eclectic collection of colonial architecture, with its art deco and modernist…

Trainee Report – Cuba Exchange 2014

A number of trainees from the University of Leicester Doctorate of Clinical Psychology were offered the opportunity to complete a placement in Cuba. Here is the first of their reports on the experience, written by 2nd year trainee Mandy Underwood. The sunshine greeted us warmly in Havana and the sight of all the old cars…