Zahida Abbas. Trauma Consultant, Psychotherapist & Clinical Supervisor
I provide counselling supervision to a number of colleges and universities on behalf of their Bsc and MSc students, as well as provide clinical supervision to front line staff.
I aim to provide clinical supervision that energises & stimulates your continued growth and development for the benefit of your clients and you.
I combine Proctor’s 3 Function Model and Page & Wosket's Cyclical Model of supervision. These are useful frameworks to guide our work together.
Proctor’s 3 Function’s:
Formative function (Learning)
· Clinical supervision attends to expanding the skills, abilities and understandings of the supervisee.
Restorative function (Support)
· Clinical supervision attends to how client work impacts the supervisee.
Normative function (Accountability)
· Clinical supervision attends to the safety and effectiveness of the supervisee’s practice.
Both my Clinical and Supervisory practice is informed by the BACP’s Ethical Framework & Professional Guidelines.
Over the years. alongside client work, I have additionally spent considerable time working with supervisees from a variety of different settings in both the public, private and voluntary sectors, across varying levels of experience from trainees to very experienced therapists. I also facilitate group supervision in a number of different settings.
My fundamental approach is to offer supervision as a place to receive support and mentoring alongside challenge appropriate to I bring with me the curiosity and ability to provide a safe space to also explore the sometimes complex overlapping challenges in the counselling and supervisory relationships.