Assistant Psychologist

SLVeteran Lindsey

Education: Psychology - Glasgow and Edinburgh University, UK

SLV.Global Placement: Mental Health Placement, February 2014

Current Role: 'I am currently working as an assistant psychologist in a mental health hospital and volunteer with an alcohol related brain injuries charity.'

Tell us about your SLV.Global experience: 'SLV has helped build my confidence and knowledge of mental health. I made lots of great friends and learnt so much about the Sri Lankan culture.'

Tell us what you gained from the placement: 'I wouldn't have got the job I have today without it. I learnt how to be more empathetic and understanding of the difficulties faced by those with mental health problems.'