Supervisor Cathie O'Brien MA UKCP Reg Psychotherapist & Approved Supervisor BACP Snr Accred

Cathie O'Brien MA UKCP Reg Psychotherapist & Approved Supervisor BACP Snr Accred

Home&Away Psychological Therapies Service
1st Floor, Tree View Office, The Old Bakery
Portsmouth Road
Bursledon, Southampton
Hampshire
SO31 8EQ

07505192645

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I hold a Diploma in Supervision and UKCP Registration as an Approved Supervisor. I also hold a Post Grad Diploma in Relational Organisational Gestalt (Organisational Consultancy). I have vast experience working in a supervisory and consultancy role during my work in CAMHS (Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service - NHS), the private sector and in private practice and I supervise both child and adult therapists. I currently work as a consultant psychotherapist and clinical supervisor working with individual supervisee's, therapeutic teams, organisations and multi-agency teams. This includes Therapists, Social Workers, Foster carer's, Residential Workers, Teachers and Management teams.

Whether I am working with teams or individuals, I work at both an implicit and explicit level. My style is relational, which means  that i work with the unaware aspects of clinical work, for instance the parallel process, transference and the wider system. I also consider what is happening in the here and now between supervisee/supervisee's and myself - what information does this hold for us and how do we work with this? Bringing the implicit into the explicit, developing greater clarity around working relationships and clinical work.

My intention is to develop a supportive and collegiate environment for supervisee's to bring all aspects of their work and I recognise the importance of building an open and honest  relationship for this to occur safely and usefully. I use Chidiac and Denham- Vaughan's Gestalt SOS model (self/other/situation), Shoet and Hawkins seven eyed model and Pistole and Watkins attachment model, as a framework for my supervision practice. These models form the background to my work not a prescribed mode of working. My style is emergent, fluid and process orientated drawing upon Gestalt, Attachment, Trauma and the Neurosciences.

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Maps & Directions

Bursledon, Southampton, SO31 8EQ

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Availability

Please note that I only respond to referrals made by phone call or email not text. Many thanks. Cathie

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Groups
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

I hold a Diploma in Supervision and UKCP Registration as an Approved Supervisor.