I work as a Clinical Supervisor offering supervision to psychotherapists and counsellors, whether in training or qualified. I have a Diploma in Individual and Group Supervision.Counsellors and psychotherapists are required to have a minimum amount of supervision by his or her professional body. As a practitioner there is also an ethical imperative to be supervised.Supervision functions to add value to counsellors work and professional development in many ways:To ensure the counsellor is working safely and ethicallyTo support the counsellor's professional growth and developmentTo explore the impact the counsellors' clients have on them and their workTo consult on challenges and difficulties in their work To build on the counsellors knowledge and expertise. Supervision a space to reflect on your work, to feel held and supported. I take an integrative perspective.As well as general supervision, I can offer specialist supervision to counsellors and therapists working with couples, relationships and psychosexual issues.I was a group supervisor on the University of East London’s Post-graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy and group and individual supervisor at the charity MIND.Online supervision is possible.Supervision costs £50 - 60 per hour.
COSRT is the UK’s leading membership organisation for therapists specialising in sexual and relationship issues.
All members must abide by their Code of Ethics and the performance of accredited members is regularly monitored.
BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).
Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.
Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.
All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.
Accredited register membership
The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).
This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.