Sunday, 28th, February, 2021

Blog: About me & this Website

This section of my blogs explains who I am and what this website is for.

Undergraduate exchange to Australia & my first taste of Asia

I was always wanted to live in other countries. During my undergraduate studies in the UK, I discovered that the business faculty offered students...

Living & Working in Singapore

At the end of 2001 I decided to move to Singapore and see if I could find a job. This was rather a high...

London life & trying out the corporate world

I found moving back to London from Singapore quite difficult. When I move to a new country the excitement of being somewhere different tends...

How I got a place on the clinical psychology doctoral programme

Once I'd given up working as a management consultant I started on the path to becoming a qualified Clinical Psychologist. This turned out to...

Why I moved to Malaysia…

Why did I move to Malaysia? Well...

How I got Started in Malaysia

We moved to Malaysia in 2012. As a foreigner (even one married to a Malaysian) it is difficult to find a job in Malaysia....

Working at the University of Nottingham’s Malaysia Campus

I started working at the University of Nottingham's Malaysian Campus (UNMC) in December 2013 and I stopped teaching full time in September 2017. I...

Why am I writing a blog?

I'm writing this blog to get a discussion going. Malaysia is a fascinating place to be a psychologist. There are very few existing psychological...

Why I enjoy working as a Clinical Psychologist

I'm often asked how I can enjoy my job. People tend to think it would be too depressing or too stressful to sit and...

A week in my (working) life …

Prior to September 2017 my working week was mainly spent at the University of Nottingham's Malaysia Campus which is just outside of Kuala Lumpur....

Diagnosis … & why we rarely use it

Clinical Psychologists are trained to be able to give a psychiatric diagnosis. However, you are more likely to receive a diagnosis from a psychiatrist...