Diploma in supervision
National Counselling Society - advanced specialist training
This course is open to practitioners from all theoretical backgrounds wishing to start supervising counsellors and psychotherapists or already have experience and wish
to gain a formal qualification.
This twelve day (one weekend per month) training will cover the following:
- Theory and practice of supervision in counselling and psychotherapy.
- The supervisory relationship.
- Good practice in supervision.
- Enabling the supervisee to make use of supervision.
- Assessment in supervision.
- Legal issues.
- Diversity in supervision.
- Ethical dilemmas and ensuring standards in supervision.
- Group and one-to-one supervision.
- Working across modalities.
- Skills and practice.
The aim of the course is to allow participants to develop a reflective, evaluative and informed practice which will enable them to work with supervisees across theoretical backgrounds.
Participants will be supported in developing their competencies and abilities in evaluating their own practice.
This course follows BACP curriculum framework for counselling supervisor training.
Participants will need to have a minimum of two years post-qualification experience and be currently working as counsellors and psychotherapists. Hold a diploma level counselling/psychotherapy qualification or equivalent. Supervised counselling/psychotherapy practice for a minimum two years post qualification (supervision must meet BACP requirements of one and a half hours per month).
About the host
This course is facilitated by Shirani Situnayake (NCS Accred.) and Maya Gagni (MBACP and NCS accred.)
Spirit Project runs a number of courses. Further information can be found in: