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Will Smither MA MBACP (Accred) and Counselling Supervisor

Yattendon RG18 & Salisbury SP1
07910 389817 07910 389817 Registered / Accredited
Yattendon RG18 & Salisbury SP1

I offer supervision to practising counsellors, psychotherapists and trainees who are seeking support in their work and a space where they can reflect on their practice. 

My orientation is integrative relational and I work within a psychodynamic and humanistic framework.  I have a special interest in mindfulness based practice.  My aim is to provide an enquiring, supportive and compassionate environment within which you can explore, develop and grow.  I see supervision as joint practice, a collaborative and creative process that holds an in depth reflection of the work.  I do not see my role as educator or as offering expert opinion but rather as a co-explorer in relationship where we can learn together. 

I consider myself extremely fortunate over the years to have worked with a number of influential and supportive supervisors who have provided me with a safe, non-judgmental and challenging space in which to hold my practice.  I have learnt that the working alliance between supervisor and therapist is of crucial importance in providing effective and beneficial supervision.  Once established, a wholesome supervision relationship plays an essential part in resourcing and taking care of ourselves as practitioners.

I work with counsellors and psychotherapists from a range of modalities including person centered, psychodynamic, transactional analysis, and gestalt.  I hold a Diploma and a PG Cert in Counselling Supervision and my work is informed by the work and theoretical models of Page & Wosket and Hawkins & Shohet.  I draw upon over 14 years experience as an integrative counsellor working in both private practice and as a senior counsellor at the University of Winchester

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The Counselling Practice
Unit7
Frilsham Home Farm
Yattendon
Berkshire
RG18 0XT

Sarum College
19 The Close
Salisbury
Wiltshire
SP1 2EE

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

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Wheelchair user access

Availability

I work full time in private practice. Appointments are available Monday to Friday. I also have a limited number of early evening sessions available.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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Will Smither MA  MBACP (Accred) and Counselling Supervisor

Will Smither MA MBACP (Accred) and Counselling Supervisor