Psychological support for PhD candidates and young scientists
The occupational health service at UiB offers psychological support for PhD candidates and young scientists who experience health challenges related to work.
Symptoms on mental overwhelm
Low concentration, procrastination or low efficiency in work
Declining interest in the field and the work
A lot or increasing worries, stress and anxiety
Difficulty relaxing, sleep problems, uncomfortable taking breaks or time off from work outside working hours
Increasing amount of painful and difficult feelings
Difficulty feeling joy, even when good things happen
Irritable, and experiences frequent misunderstandings and/or conflicts
These symptoms are common reactions when life is overwhelming. The Occupational Health Service at the University of Bergen mainly works with situations where these reactions occur as a result of work. Also, it is impossible to completely separate between work and free time, as our private life have consequences for our working capacity. We are flexible and hope we can assist in a good way.
Our main offer consists of lectures on psychological processes and psychological counseling groups:
The lectures focus on relevant psychological processes that occur in demanding learning situations, mental health, effective work techniques, meditation practices and much more. The lectures are offered regularly during the semester. If you have an established group and would like our psychologist to come and visit, give us a shout at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Psychological counseling groups are offered regularly during the semester. Here we meet in small groups where each person brings a work-related issue, emotional and/or concrete in nature. The groups are led by our psychologist.
At MittUib you will find short videos of lectures and other relevant topics. Here you can also register for the counseling groups.