For me, good supervision means ensuring that you as a supervisee feel valued and respected, safe to express any doubts and needs. I aim to promote insight into stuck points, help develop therapeutic skills and prevent burn out. My supervision additionally aims to ensure safe ensure safe practice is carried out by adherence to relevant governing bodies ethical guidelines. I am a HPCP registered Practitioner Psychologist and BABCP (full accreditation) CBT Therapist with several years experience as a clinical supervisor both within the NHS and in private practice, including supervising Senior, Qualified and Trainee Psychologists, CBT therapists, Counsellors, and Senior Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners. Although my main modality is CBT, I have a plentiful experience and training in 'third wave' approaches including: Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCP), as well as a good working knowledge of Person Centred and Psychodynamic approaches. A sample of my training in clinical supervision is below: 2017: High Intensity Supervision- Supervisor Training by Stirling Moorey- 5 day training week2016: Clinical Supervision for practitioner psychologists, City University, London- 10 week training.2016: High Intensity Supervision- Supervisor Training by Sarah Corrie- 1 day training2015: Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Supervisors Training – 3 day training2014: CBT Supervision for High Intensity CBT Trainees, Royal Holloway University - 5 day training week.2013: CBT for Complex Cases Supervisors- 1 day training.2013: Advanced Supervisors- 1 day training2013: CBT Supervisors- 1 day training.2013: Introductory Supervisor Workshop- 3 day training. Supervision sessions can take place either in person at my Sutton clinic or via Skype. The fee is £95 per 50 minute session. Please feel free to email me if you wish to discuss arranging supervision.
British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
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Accredited Register Scheme
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