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Practising what we preach? Reflections on using sport psychology skills and strategies to overcome the challenges of combining a PhD with QSEP training. / Joanne Davies.

British Psychological Society, Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference. 2015.

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Joanne Davies 2015, Practising what we preach? Reflections on using sport psychology skills and strategies to overcome the challenges of combining a PhD with QSEP training. in British Psychological Society, Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference. British Psychological Society, Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference, Leeds, United Kingdom, 14/12/15.

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Joanne Davies (2015). Practising what we preach? Reflections on using sport psychology skills and strategies to overcome the challenges of combining a PhD with QSEP training. In British Psychological Society, Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference

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Joanne Davies. Practising what we preach? Reflections on using sport psychology skills and strategies to overcome the challenges of combining a PhD with QSEP training. In British Psychological Society, Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference. 2015

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Joanne Davies. / Practising what we preach? Reflections on using sport psychology skills and strategies to overcome the challenges of combining a PhD with QSEP training. British Psychological Society, Division of Sport and Exercise Psychology Conference. 2015.

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abstract = "Conducting an empirical research investigation is one option that sport psychologist trainees can choose to fulfil the requirements of Key Role 3 on the QSEP. This presentation will reflect on combining a PhD with QSEP. More specifically, the PhD topic – “Self-practice/self-reflection in sport psychologist trainees” - will be explored in relation to the author{\textquoteright}s QSEP and PhD journey to date. First, the considerations, benefits, and challenges of embarking on a PhD alongside QSEP will be explored. Such considerations include the research topic, supervision, location, and institution-specific opportunities. Possible benefits encompass developing and utilising cross-over skills, building networks, exploring topics of personal interest, and boosting future job prospects. Potential challenges involve time management and prioritising, work/life balance, self-doubt, and supervisory relationships. The second part of the presentation will draw upon the author{\textquoteright}s personal experiences and research findings, to address how self-practice/self-reflection (SP/SR) has been and could be applied to the afore-mentioned challenges. Emanating from clinical psychology, SP/SR refers to the use of applied skills and techniques (that a practitioner may use with clients) on oneself, followed by structured reflection on lessons learned for both the self and professional practice. By {\textquoteleft}practising what we preach{\textquoteright} in this way, practitioners might employ SP/SR to overcome both consultancy and personal challenges. It is anticipated that this presentation will highlight to students, trainees, and their supervisors, the dual demands and benefits of undertaking a PhD alongside QSEP; and for practitioners to reflect on their use and possibilities of SP/SR.",
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