Darren Taylor

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Supervisor
BSc (Hons) MA (Jungian Studies) Grad Dip (Counselling) MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Leyland PR26 & Mawdesley L40
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

I supervise practitioners at all levels, from trainees and newly qualified counsellors up to those who are highly experienced. I use the Hawkins and Shohet 7 eyed model.

I base my approach to supervision around the following values:  

  • Equality - having an adult-to-adult relationship, in which we can be real and human with each other.
  • Freedom to practise - a non-judgemental, safe and challenging relationship supporting your freedom to practise.
  • Commitment and motivation - a relationship based on a genuine commitment to supervision, which motivates and inspires your practice. 

I am happy to supervise practitioners from different theoretical schools. I take a pluralistic view to working with divergent therapeutic modalities believing that consensus need not be a prerequisite and that, instead, an approach which embraces diversity, as well as similarity, encouraging the practitioner to hold the tension of opposing positions in a way that has the potential to bring a freshness to the therapeutic process that may in fact not be achievable through unity.

 
These days, I describe my approach as Jungian informed Person Centred therapy and if you were to work with me in supervision you will find that, whilst the Person Centred approach is at my core, I may sometimes offer insights from the Jungian school (Analytical Psychology). Similarly with CBT and Mindfulness. I have found that many of my supervisees have valued this. 

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (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).

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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19 Westhead Road, Croston, Leyland, Lancashire, PR26 9RQ

Mawdesley, L40

Online platforms

Microsoft Spaces
Whatsapp
Zoom

Type of session

In person
Online

I supervise practitioners at all levels, from trainees and newly qualified counsellors up to those who are highly experienced.