Gaynor Smith

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Worksop, Notts, S80
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Supervision details

I have been supervising therapists since 2009, after gaining a certificate in supervision. I then achieved my Postgraduate Diploma in Person Centred Supervision in 2010. My training in Supervision was at Temenos in Sheffield.

Since then I have been supervising both trainee and qualified therapists, over various modalities. I also offer supervision for members of the Police, Ambulance, Fire and Prison Services. I supervise therapists working with trauma and abuse in my role as Clinical Lead at Rotherham Abuse Counselling Service.

My approach to supervision has its roots in Person Centred Theory. I have found that this grounding helps me support therapists of many modalities as well as workers from other professions. For me, my supervision role is about focusing on my supervisee's experience of their work, their personal experiences and their sense of self within that work. I work in a facilitative, collaborative manner. I aim to be part of my supervisor's journey so that they feel supported while they continue to discover, grow and develop. I am committed to being a supervisor so that my supervisees can feel able to bring all aspects of their work with celebration and without judgement.

  • My fees are £55 per 90 mins.
  • I work on Mondays from 9.30am till 5pm  
BACP
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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).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Worksop, Notts, S80

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I work in a downstairs room. Access to upstairs toilet. There is free on street parking. Easy access on public transport. There is no waiting room There are local tearooms nearby if accompanied.

Online platforms

Zoom

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

I have 13 years experience of supervising therapists. My fee for supervision is £55 per 1.5 hrs. I have a diploma in Person Centered supervision.

Gaynor Smith
Gaynor Smith