I offer supervision to counsellors and psychotherapists, to assist them in dealing with the questions and dilemmas that often crop up in their work. I am registered with BAPPS.
I have had experience in teaching and supervising on the SAP Supervision Training Course and I have worked with many counsellors and psychotherapists applying for BACP accreditation.
I also supervise those working in organisations such as counselling services and in schools and in the NHS.
What is supervision?
All counsellors, psychotherapists and analysts take their client work to supervision. A supervisor helps a practitioner monitor their work and caseload and the issues that can come up for the practitioner in their work. This is a safe, non-judgemental space in which to think together about the client work.
After an initial meeting, where I ask about the supervisee's work and background, and she or he finds out more about me, we will agree the timing and number of regular supervision sessions.
Who comes as a supervisee?
I work with a wide range of therapists. Some work in church settings, some in charities, some in schools, some in the NHS and some are in private practice.
Why is it necessary?
It is necessary so that the work can be thought about and we can work out the dilemmas and help the anxieties that the supervisee might have. We can see what might be stimulating to the supervisee from his/her own background and work out what is happening unconsciously, helping to bring it to awareness. It helps in the work and helps also to maintain boundaries between practitioner and client. It can be another layer of support for the supervisee and hence indirectly for the client.
If you are interested in discussing supervision, please contact me.
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