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18th September 2018 
Clinical Supervision. Mike

Clinical Supervision

Supervision is a mutually agreed contract for the monitoring and development of professional practice. It is a requirement for those engaged in counselling and psychotherapy and can also be beneficial and supportive for people in other professions.

How I work as a supervisor

I see the supervisory relationship as a working alliance and seek to provide a safe, confidential environment where my supervisees can give account of, and reflect on their work. Supervision is also a place to express and explore personal feelings which arise from practice and to receive feedback and guidance where necessary.

My supervisees and I have a shared responsibility for monitoring ethical good practice, maintaining standards and ensuring their continuing professional development.

My experience as a supervisor

Since 1998 I have worked as a clinical supervisor of counsellors, psychotherapists and other care-workers both individually and in groups. I have extensive experience of working with students on placement, novice and mature practitioners.

I am also an experienced provider of clinical supervision in organisations; formerly working in the NHS and was for 6 years contracted to a private acute psychiatric hospital for the supervision of psychotherapists.

How my supervision work is monitored

In accordance with BACP Guidelines, I am in continuing fortnightly individual supervision which provides regular consultative support to back up my supervision practice.

Choosing a supervisor

It’s important to find a supervisor with whom you can form a good working relationship, so if you want to find out more about me and how I work, why not book a FREE 30 minute no obligation introductory session.

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