Paul Wadey

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M.Sc M.Res PGDip PGCert GradCert MBACP (Accred) GMBPsS
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Colchester, Suffolk, CO6 4LT
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Supervision details

An important concept not limited to supervision or counselling or psychotherapy might be how we come to know what we think we know. The term used in psychotherapy for this concept of 'what we think we know' is epistemology.  I have been fortunate and privileged to learn from a broad cross-section of skilled helpers; now with over fifteen years of practical supervision skills and experience gained by looking closely with colleagues and students and counselling trainees and providing case management supervision, I believe I can provide a valuable space and mirror function (or, more accurately, mise-en-scene) within which one can begin to really look closely at one's clinical practice, self-awareness, ethics and professionalism.My approach to any supervisory or mentoring relationship is to do my very best to pass on to others the benefits I have received from the exceptional professionals to whom I have sought and been gifted clinical supervision; it is to those special professionals from whom I have learned, and owe so much to, that have allowed me to developed my approaches, methods and techniques not limited to clinical supervision but toward counselling, psychotherapy and family therapy more generally. I have been fortunate enough to have attended long-term specialised and highly-specialised academic/clinical postgraduate training in Person-centred, Gestalt, Psychodynamics, Psychoanalysis, Analytical Psychology, MBT, CBT, DBT as well as Systemic therapeutic family/group-based approaches (i.e. Structural, Milan, post-Milan, Narrative, Child-focused). I hold a Diploma in Clinical Supervision and a Certificate in Mentoring and Supervision.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Unit 6, Nags Corner, Nayland, Colchester, Suffolk, CO6 4LT

Key details

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Type of session

In person

An experienced clinical supervisor and training therapist.