Irene Bell M.A Counselling; MBACP
I am a qualified supervisor with an Advanced Diploma in Casework Supervision. (2005)
I am a member of the British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists. (BACP)
and I adhere to the BACP Ethical Framework for Good Practice.
I see the purpose of supervision as ensuring the welfare of the client and the development of the supervisee.
My aim in supervision is to establish a working alliance based on Rogerian principles of
non-judgemental acceptance, empathy, congruance and respect. I seek to provide a
facilitative environment in which the supervisee will feel safe to explore their concerns,
their weaknesses, identify their strengths and are able to receive challenge.
I see clinical supervision as offering a contracted forum in which formative educational
functions are encouraged eg. relating theory to practice, normative managerial functio
-ns are adhered to the relevant code of ethics and restorative support functions are