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I'm a Integratively trained Clinical Supervisor which means i have working knowledge of numerous theories and techniques that will support your own therapeutic relationship within your client work.

I have undertaken additional Acto approved training in online supervision and am a senior professional member so can confidently offer support/guidance in making the transition into online counselling working synchronously and asynchronously and support those whom are experienced to.

As an integrative therapist and supervisor i offer a supportive and reflective space; respecting and developing your own internal supervisor to support you to grow and develop your own identity as a therapist.

I am an accredited member of the BACP ( british association of counselling and psychotherapy)  which I adhere to to ensure I'm working safely and ethically.

I currently work as a clinical supervisor at MIND and further education within Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire as well as offering supervision in private practise.

I am able to support counsellors/psychotherapists to undergo BACP accreditation and complete paperwork for trainees.

Supervisors Information
Online Supervision Qualification:

OCST Diploma in Online supervision - 2021

Supervisor Member Level:
  • Level 3
Supervision Special Interests:

Dual diagnosis (Addiction and mental health disorders)
Sexual abuse
Attachment disorders/co-dependency
Complex and moderate Mental health disorders
Generational trauma

Face To Face Supervisor Training:

CPCAB -Level 6 certificate on Therapeutic counselling supervision

Professional Memberships Bodies Supervisors:

Acto - 1006
BACP - 373816

Code of Ethics adhered to Supervisors:

As well as ACTO i also adhere to the BACP ( code of ethics of which I am a registered accredited member of . I work unanimously with both of their ethical frameworks to maintain good practice in counselling and psychotherapy undertaking regular supervision and CPD as well as keeping up to date with changing guidance.

Experience of supervising online:

I have been working as a supervisor both individually and with groups using both asynchronous and synchronous mediums.

Supervision model I mainly use:

Seven eyed model which is a process-oriented approach which integrates the relational and systemic aspects of supervision. It focuses on the relationships between client, therapist and supervisor, and takes into consideration the interplay between each relationship and their context within the wider system.

Other models I am conversant with:

CLEAR supervision model CLEAR - developed as a supervision model in 1980's then developed as a model of coaching (Hawkins and Smith 2006). Outlined in Supervision in the Helping Professions, Hawkins and Shohet 2010 Contract - desired outcomes, ground rules or roles

What media do you work with?:

I offer Video
sessions via zoom
Telephone call
Instant messaging
Letter correspondence.

Supervisor Fees:

Students: 50.00 for 11/2 hours

Post qualifications: 60.00 for 1 1/2 hours

Group of up to 4 people: 100.00 for 2 hours

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