Martin Loughna

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Psychotherapist - PTSTA-P & CTA-P
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8
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Supervision details

I am registered with UKCP as a PTSTA and therefore qualified to practice as a supervisor and trainer. This is a level 7 qualification predicated on a high level of training and experience as a therapeutic practitioner in Transactional Analysis (TA). TA is an integrative, psychodynamic and relational model and hence, I am qualified to supervise and train in any of the associated modalities.  My practice is influenced by a variety of supervisory models thus ensuring a service which is bespoke to the developmental needs of the supervisee. With a view to developing a trusting and collegiate relationship, I seek to explore unconscious and parallel processes, facilitate empowerment and expression of mutual vulnerability.

As a trauma specialist who works holistically with refugees, I also offer supervision for therapists working with trauma.

I offer a free initial telephone/online chat with a view to getting a better sense of the way I work, as well as assessing the potential for collaboration and mutuality. Whilst my practice for face-to-face contact is based in Sheffield, I also offer online supervision. I work with both individuals and groups; the latter being a maximum of three.  I charge £55 per individual with each supervisee receiving up to an hour of supervision.

In keeping with best practice, I also have regular supervision with both a TSTA and trauma specialist.

UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

The UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP) is a leading professional body for the education, training and regulation of psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors. Its register is accredited by the government's Professional Standards Authority.

As part of its commitment to protect the public, it works to improve access to psychotherapy, to support and disseminate research, to improve standards and to respond effectively to complaints against its members.

UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S8

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Online platforms

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Type of session

In person

As a PTSTA, I offer clinical supervision, especially in responding to trauma, for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists and related professions.


Martin Loughna
Martin Loughna