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How do I view supervision?

The main purpose of supervision is the professional development of the supervisee and the welfare of the client. I believe that a supervisor and supervisee can be co-creators of a learning experience which focuses on new ways of thinking and learning.

I specialise in working with counsellors who counsel young people and those therapists who are looking to review their contracting and boundaries with clients.

What is my role in the session?

Within a professional and contracted relationship my role is flexible. With consideration to the developmental stage of the counsellor I see the tasks of supervision as follows:
• to create a learning relationship
• to value and support
• to consult
• to teach
• to counsel (limited)
• to evaluate
• to monitor ethical/professional issues

I offer supervision from a humanistic approach. I work with adults, children, adolescents and couples. I am able to access other models of counselling through extensive professional development and training.

I work experientially and understand the process of supervision for both supervisee and client. With clear and transparent contracting I work with supervisees to develop their work with clients as well as focusing on their own personal development. I currently work with counsellors, senior management and volunteer key workers in a supervisory capacity.

Supervision provides an opportunity for the student to capture the essence of the psychotherapeutic process as it is articulated and modeled by the supervisor, and to recreate it in the counselling relationship.’

Holloway, 1992. 


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Please contact me for your intial free session on 0775 316 7194 or email findyoubeyou@btinternet.com 

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Tonbridge
Kent
TN11

Types of client

Children
Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Toilet facilities are on the first floor and may not be accessible if you are physically challenged

Type of session

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

How do I view supervision? The main purpose of supervision is the professional development of the supervisee and the welfare of the client.

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Heather Roberts

Heather Roberts