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Flo Wood

Newport, NP10
0790 1817 059 0790 1817 059 Registered / Accredited

I have worked as a supervisor since gaining a Diploma in Supervision nearly ten years ago and love the work that I do with fellow counsellors. I engage with therapists who have their own private practices; those who are students on placement; and those working in voluntary agencies.

As a supervisor I enjoy being with counsellors as they try to understand the work that they are engaged in with their clients, and to support them through the challenges that they experience as a result. We are human, and sometimes our stories and experiences 'bump' into those of our clients and it's important to be able to separate the two. We can't always see clearly for ourselves what's going on and supervision is a good place to be open to discovering that. I aim to co-create an atmosphere between us where  opportunities for professional growth and development takes place in safety and where we can be open and honest with each other.
I hope that this happens in an environment where giving and receiving feedback is encouraged and part of this will involve nurturing a space where experimentation and creativity may thrive in safety.

Whether you are a private practitioner, or work within an agency setting, I will help you to work within the New Ethical Framework as set out by BACP, 2018 and, where appropriate, will work with you to adhere to your agency guidelines.

If you are a student, I will give support for your learning and provide information and reports to your training bodies as required.

Supervision is the place to off load some of the material that is brought to you and where you can gain some fresh perspective on your work. As such, it's really important that you find the right person to work alongside you thus helping you while looking after your client's well-being too.

I offer reduced rates for students on placement.

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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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You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

My counselling room is on the first floor where and access is by stairs only.

Availability

I'm available to see you Monday - Thursday 9am - 9pm. This means that I can be very flexible and usually able to fit in with your requirements.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

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Flo Wood

Flo Wood