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Nicola Bell MBACP (Accred)

Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3XA
07812519444 Registered / Accredited
Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, HD3 3XA

About me

My Supervision Training was under taken at The Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy and is based on The Seven-eyed Supervision Process model (Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet).

Having established a long relationship with my Supervisor in Private Practice and in my work as a Step 3 High Intensity Therapist within IAPT. I place immense value on the Supervisory Relationship. This has developed over time and built to that of a valued colleague. Supervision has helped shape my practice and helped me grow professionally into the therapist I am today.  Having worked for various agencies over the years in a diverse range of  Counselling Organisations and Colleges, I have worked with appointed Supervisors, each have used a range of models and approaches which has helped me  develop my skills. In my last audit from BACP the audit team fed back to me that they had been impressed by the high level of self reflection demonstrated in my supervision examples and CPD records.

The richness of having worked  with my Clinical Supervisors  together with my previous business  knowledge ,  experience  as a Health Professional and in Occupational Health settings  informs  and equips in my Supervision Practice.

I bring all of this knowledge to help you develop as practioner and support your work, whether you work in short or long term model, in Private Practice of for an agency. It is important that you feel that I am the “right fit” for you and that we could develop a supervisory relationship.  “A supervisor never knows first or better.”

What is Supervision?

Supervision involves a two practioners and implies a code of conduct; it is a joint endeavour in which the practioner enters into a contractual arrangement to use the service of another Supervisor, a more experienced practioner, to review their own practice with their Client or Service User.  Supervision addresses and focuses on the interactions between the Supervisee and their Client or Service User, the relationships and wider systems. The aim of Supervision is to promote effective practice, to continuously develop them and address any weaknesses.   Supervision carries an element of protection and safeguarding; the supervisor is impartial in the work and allows the practioner to reflect on their approach, practice, thoughts and feelings. Supervision supports the individual and organisation; it focuses on competency and ethical practice. 

Who could benefit from Supervision?

Practioners within a Counselling Role as a qualified or trainee Counsellor in Private Practice or working for an Organisation

Individuals who work within a Caring Profession,  Health Profession, Safeguarding Role, Student Welfare Role or Pastoral Care Role

Managerial, Team Leader Roles and Human Resources Professionals 

 What are the benefits of supervision for organisations?

Empowers, increases motivation, satisfaction at work

 Improves relationships

 Fosters promotes best-practice in work place

 Improves the quality of work

 Ensures safe ethical practice 

 Encourages a positive culture

Assists with skills development

Helps with decision making and problem solving

 Enhances personal development

It could reduce staff turnover 

Contact and Fees

Fee £45.00 per hour

Report writing is included in the fee

Length of supervision session 60-90 minutes

Frequency held monthly

Please contact me to book an informal initial meeting free of charge to see if what I offer is what you are looking for in a supervisor.

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First Floor Office Suite 2b Salendine Shopping Centre
144 Moor Hill Road
Salendine Nook
West Yorkshire

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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


Please call or email for availability. My appointments are held :- Day time:-Wednesday, Thursday and Friday Evenings:- later appointment Thursday evening.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
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Nicola Bell MBACP (Accred)

Nicola Bell MBACP (Accred)

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