Romy Graichen

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Supervisor • she/her
MBACP - Trauma-informed &ND affirming therapist
Available for new clients
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Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

My goal is to help practitioners grow  and develop whilst facilitating safe ethical practice. I have been working as a Clinical Supervisor for over 15 years in various organisations that offer crisis interventions and counselling online and over the phone such as Shout and Childline/ NSPCC. I currently am the safeguarding lead and clinical supervisor at Spill and a clinical supervisor at Safety Net UK. Supervising, I helped counsellors and allied mental health professionals and volunteers in frontline services at different stages of their development to learn, reflect on practice,  grow as practitioners, and expand their knowledge and capacity to be able to offer best practice for their clients - whilst also supporting their own needs in the process.  In Private Practice, I enjoy working with a variety of practitioners to support their growth and learning whilst holding space for them to find their own voice and own ways of working. I want to empower you to be more available to yourself, so you can be more available to your clients. I hold a Certificate in Supervision (Level 7) from Manchester Institute for Psychotherapy. Since then,  I have enjoyed training with Robin Shohet and Joan Wilmot and my supervision practice has been largely shaped by their philosophies.  I offer: Supervision for practitioners who work face-to-face, online (incl counselling and messaging) and via phone. Experience of working with children and young people in therapeutic and supervisory capacity, as well as adults.  A wealth of knowledge and experience in crisis intervention, safeguarding and defensible decision making. Supervision for practitioners, trainees and allied professionals who work with young people and adults,  groups and couples. I use an integrative framework to best suit the needs of clients and practitioners. I specialised in working with Trauma and Neurodivergence. I work in an inclusive manner, and welcome interest from neurodivergent practitioners, LGBTQ+Community, and ethnic minorities.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Altrincham, Cheshire, WA15

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online therapy via webchat, video call and email and phone therapy

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Type of session

In person

My heart is in transformative supervision using the 7 eyed model. I enjoy thinking outside the box in our encounter and supporting you to be yourself.


Romy Graichen
Romy Graichen