Dr Rachel M Allan
Hello and welcome.
I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist and qualified Counsellor. I welcome supervision clients who are Counselling Psychologists, Clinical Psychologists, psychological therapists and counsellors seeing private clients. I have a long and successful record of supervising Counselling Psychologists in training. I offer supervision that is tailored to your needs. You might be seeking supervision to ensure the quality of your clinical work, provide a space to reflect on your practice, build a specialsim within a particular therapeutic approach, or to enhance your professional development. I aim to provide a relaxed and reflective space that is open for mutual growth and learning.
My initial training was in person-centred therapy and CBT. I have gone on to develop further specialisms in CBT for psychosis and ACT. Some of my clinical interests include working with survivors of childhood trauma, and working psychologically in multi-disciplinary environments.
Over the last seven years, I have worked extensively with Counselling Psychologists in training. For trainees, I recognise how important it is to have a supervisor who can understand the structure and demands of your training course and support you to meet the various requirements, in a way that is right for you. I am passionate about working alongside trainee psychologists to find their own unique path towards growth and qualification. In addition to clinical supervision, I offer academic support and tuition.
I also offer career development consultations for nearly/newly-qualified Counselling Psychology colleagues preparing to apply for jobs, and more experienced colleagues looking to advance their career or move in a new direction. I have a successful record of supporting colleagues to refine application forms, prepare to present themselves effectively at interview, and can provide practical help and advice for setting up in private practice.
I am listed on the BPS Register of Applied Psychology Practice Supervisors (RAPPS). This register is designed to recognise psychologists with special expertise in supervision.
Testimonials from previous supervisees and consultation clients are available on request.