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My name is Luisa and I am integrative supervisor trained in several modalities including the Person-centred approach, humanistic approach, CBT, Psychodynamic , TA and Gestalt theory 

I have worked in the caring field for over twenty years and have a great deal of experience working alongside families adults and children with additional needs as a School counsellor, in children centres and in schools and have worked in local counselling agencies in Tring Dunstable and St Albans.

I set up Vocalise my private practice in 2017 I Work with both adults and Children/ teens from the bettercare clinic in central Watford I also freelance in schools and offer home visits when needed.

I offer you a free 30 minute chat to establish what you’re looking for in a Suppervisor as it’s important that you have a feel of what to expect and  then if you wish we can discuss further how we can progress forward into establishing a working alliance .                                               

Finding  the right supervisor is so important, I believe Affective supervision Is about feeling  safe ,valued and supported and embowed  and gaining a greater sense of resilience and ability and knowledge in  support clients 

I offer individual or group 1 hour or 1 hour 30 minutes supervision session.

.I am member of the BACP and Hold a OCN certificate in Counselling Supervision

My specialist knowledge is in Trauma work and  attachment disorders, spacial needs including ASD, ADHD family support  for both adults and children using creative and Play Therapy interventions to aid my work .

I have a 20 year background in working in childcare field and with individuals with health conditions including autism disorder or behaviour difficulties and special needs ,learning difficulties so can support a broad range of difficulty’s and have multiple specialities.

I have Supported Supervisee working with both agencies and in private practice 

Vocalise counselling is my private practice located in Watford Hertfordshire ,where I work closely with peers and there are many different counsellors offering specific support so if I can’t help you I can signpost to others.

I offer Weekdays and evenings sessions in my clinic at the Bettercare Clinic in Watford

I hold an OCN certificate in Supervision and offer integrative Supervision to groups and individuals, including trainees and experienced therapists. 

I aspire to provide a warm and caring and non-judgemental style to our supervisory relationship  focusing on providing a collaborative environment where supervisees feel supported to meet any aspects of their client work that maybe challenging . Together we will explore the therapeutic work and discover affective skills to enhance the client work, managing ethics issues  including any safeguarding Child protection dilemmas that might arise.

My intention is to meet the needs of both the clients and counsellor  to monitor and encourage self-reflection and self care and provide a relationship that is both robust, accepting, informative and and supportive.

  • Supervision fees £50 per hour
  • £65 for 1hr 30 hour session 

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Better Care Clinic
53a Queens Road
WD17 2QN

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages Italian


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Monday - Friday 9am-7pm, weekends 9am-3pm

Types of client

Young people


Maria Luisa Urey - MBACP Supervisor, Counsellor adults & children

Maria Luisa Urey - MBACP Supervisor, Counsellor adults & children