16 episodes

Welcome to Mental Status! The podcast created for psychology students—by psychology students. As two post-graduate psychology students, with a combined 13+ years of studying, practicing, and teaching psychology, we talk about the inside perspective on studying and working in psychology. We'll share our insights into the journey of becoming a psychologist, what helped us along the way, and what hopefully may help you. 

Mental Status Yash and Josh

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Welcome to Mental Status! The podcast created for psychology students—by psychology students. As two post-graduate psychology students, with a combined 13+ years of studying, practicing, and teaching psychology, we talk about the inside perspective on studying and working in psychology. We'll share our insights into the journey of becoming a psychologist, what helped us along the way, and what hopefully may help you. 

    “Are you psychoanalysing me?” — Things Psych Students Hear

    “Are you psychoanalysing me?” — Things Psych Students Hear

    Welcome back to Mental Status!Today's episode is a fun one as we unpack everything students hear when they tell people they study psychology. If you study psychology, you have more than likely heard many, (and potentially all) of these things, including the famed:"ArE yOu PsYcHoAnaLYsInG mE?"Some may make you laugh, while others may make you groan. Regardless, enjoy as we share our honest reactions and reflections hearing these lines. You may even get some ideas for how you can respond!Find u...

    • 34 min
    Surviving Psychology with ADHD

    Surviving Psychology with ADHD

    Welcome back to Mental Status!Today, we're diving into the unique journey of studying and practicing psychology with ADHD. Drawing from lived experience, Josh opens up about some of the challenges he's faced and others may face in managing ADHD through the journey of becoming a Psychologist. He shares what his challenges have looked like, and the strategies he has employed - in both academia and professional practice.From the rigors of studying psychology, to navigating the complexities of wo...

    • 35 min
    Masters Diaries | High School Hopeful to Master of Clinical Psychology Graduate

    Masters Diaries | High School Hopeful to Master of Clinical Psychology Graduate

    Welcome back to Mental Status! In this episode, we continue our Masters Diaries series, where we delve into the journeys of master's students and graduates. Today we have the privilege of sitting down with another Master of Clinical Psychology student to uncover the grades and experiences that secured their place in this sought-after program, as well as the insights they have gained as a result of their studies. We will unravel Claire's honest experiences and journeys from her initi...

    • 36 min
    Surviving and Thriving at University - Our Top Ten Tips

    Surviving and Thriving at University - Our Top Ten Tips

    Welcome back to Mental Status!Episode one of 2024! We're kicking off the new season by sharing our tips for how you can best survive and (hopefully) thrive during your university studies. Prior to this episode, we sat down with recent psychology graduates and current Psychologists to gather their advice on navigating the academic journey. We've compiled this advice into ten tips, across three phases of the university experience.Drawing from these candid conversations, we compiled t...

    • 35 min
    2023 in Review - the Highs, Lows (and Very Lows)

    2023 in Review - the Highs, Lows (and Very Lows)

    Welcome back to Mental Status!As the year draws to a close, we reflect on the highs, lows, and major moments from our final year in our respective Psychology Masters programs. In this year-end review, we look back on the accomplishments that defined our academic journey – from the tens of thousands of words, or hours of role-plays – as well as our personal highlights and lowlights from throughout the year. We additionally take a moment to look at the year to come and what will no d...

    • 37 min
    Broke Student Series | Our Money-Saving Hacks

    Broke Student Series | Our Money-Saving Hacks

    Welcome back to Mental Status!We're thrilled to have you for the grand finale of our three-part series on getting through as a broke student! A heartfelt thank you to our sponsors, ShopBack. Sign up using our code "BROKESTUDENT" for a bonus $20 Cashback, or access using the link below!https://app.shopback.com/aus/partner/BROKESTUDENT Across this series, we have explored the financial challenges students face during their academic journey and shared personal anecdotes that shaped our rela...

    • 32 min

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