Maria Luisa Urey - MBACP Counsellor Child therapist & Suppervisor
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. I have been a School counsellor in children centres and in schools and have worked in local counselling agencies in Tring Dunstable and St Albans.
In my private practice I work with both adults and Children/ teens from the bettercare clinic in central Watford I also freelance in schools and do homework when needed.
I will 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 . There will be no pressure as finding the right supervisor for you is so important, I always leave my own supervision feeling lighter ,valued and supported and heard and with a greater sense of resilience and ability to support my clients and that is what I aspire to also provide.
I can offer individual or group 1 hour or 1 hour 30 minutes supervision session as required .I am member of the BACP and Hold a OCN certificate in Counselling Supervision
My professional experience is in Trauma, 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 experienced working in both Children’s centres and as Family support worker / Counsellor, and a school Counsellor in Watford.
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