Susan Stubbings

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CPCAB Coun.Adv Dip+Supervision Adv L6 Cert. MBACP (Accred)
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Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4
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Supervision details

My mission is to foster personal  and professional development, spending time together in supervision YOU will be empowered to stretch and challenge yourself and to evaluate and review all aspects of your counselling and client work. 

I aim to create a safe place in which you feel held and grounded in your work, a space you feel free to explore and talk about all aspects of your work.  I offer time and space dedicated to you and your work as a practitioner. 

My purpose is to enable you to be and feel supported, so you are not left alone to carry or struggle with the impact from clients' narratives and the time you spend with clients.  

Collaboratively we will foster your professional development. 

My experience is gained over 19 years of working with supervisees supporting clients in a variety of setting presenting many issues e.g. bereavement, domestic violence and sexual abuse agencies, mental health organisations, schools, hospice, general counselling.  

Supporting supervisees at all levels from volunteers, students at all levels i.e. diploma, degree and masters, professionals and those working alone in private practice.  Including those working within emotionally charge environment e.g., carers, nurses, doctors, end of life practitioners.  Who require a creative, knowledgeable and non-judgmental supervisor to share and witness their clinical work. 

The world of our imaginations is vast and only limited by itself, by exploring within supervision, new ideas and tools, you can transpose to your client work. Offering the client, the very best of you as a practitioner, whereby they gain the most from your time together. 

The pendulums of the mind often swing from one extreme to the other and our role as a counsellor is to bring those opposites together, integrate, calm, and restore balance. Working with clients to support their awareness, skills, and knowledge to take back power from their trauma, difficulties and that which offers them concerns. To create harmony, authentic control contentment for their daily living. 

Exploring all aspects of your work, supervision is a space for you to breath, take stock, hear and understand self and what you offer in your role as a practitioner. A space where you will be nourished, rooted yet encouraged to grow and develop, be inspired to learn. Our time together will also celebrate your achievements and gain affirmation for your work, something often forgotten in our busy schedules.

My work is informed by an integrative theoretical mode, and have a  certificate in supervision and Level 6 Advanced Certificate in Clinical Supervision Including Telephone & Online working.  My foundation is in Hawkins & Shohet’s 7 eyed model, which helps us to explore all dimensions of our work. Mindful to the supervision functions and tasks of the Inskipp and Proctor's model the Normative, Formative and Restorative functions. Along with the Integrative Developmental Model (IDM) of Stoltenberg, which offers us understanding of the possible stages' Supervisee and Supervisor may travel through to being the best practitioner we can be. 

Meeting you where you are in your work, when we first meet, I often say to supervisees I believe there is no right or wrong way to counsel ….. there is only ethical v unethical, lawful v unlawful and competent and incompetent ways to be in our work. Our focus in supervision will be in the fundamental ways which shape and inform our work as an ethical, lawful, and competent robust practitioner. A counsellor who makes a difference to the clients they serve. 

Additional information:

A Registered &  Accredited practitioner with British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP, Accredited).

I have designed, written and facilitated a 6 monthly Psychoeducation Bereavement program to help families negotiate the tough terrain that bereavement and loss brings, and professional workshops including self-care, vicarious trauma, anxiety awareness and management, building resiliency and raising awareness of relational dynamics. 

Designed and facilitated a post bereavement assessment tool, training future Assessment Officers and being lead supervisor too the group.

Designed a grief and suicidal map to help us negotiate with clients who present in the depth of despair.   Client can find comfort in knowing what's normal and that their path can lead to health if they so choose to follow such a path.  

Presently and for nearly 7 years I work part time as Counsellor, and for the past 2 years have been Lead Counsellor coordinating all the counselling activities within a Children's Hospice.  Supporting parents who have suffered primary, secondary and multiple losses after the death of a precious Baby, Child or Young Person including Neo Natal death.  Coordinating referrals, allocations, supervising, mentoring, counselling and bereavement support to other professional colleagues working in a Hospice environment. This work has offered me awareness and insight of the affects of neurodiverse conditions and also the beautiful gifts such diversity offers to us all.

My strengths sit in my compassionate intradependent way of Being, genuine openness, receptivity to change and curiosity, offering flexibility to work with and stay with the unknown. My creativity facilitates strategies, new perspectives, and renewed energies, enhancing well-being and capabilities. 

I own a competent knowledge of theories ranging from Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Jungian, Cognitive and Behavioural, Transactional Analysis, Existential, Logotherapy and Person-Centred.  I work with the Inner Child and parts of self very successfully with trauma clients and those who have suffered Childhood Sexual Abuse or Domestic violence.

Demonstrated in an integrative style of support and understand and work with interpersonal dynamics playing out in relationships. Theory is one of the cornerstones and underpins all our counselling work along with Ethics and the Law, bringing responsibility, accountability, structure, and motivation. Passion and caring about the work we offer to others seeking alleviation of suffering is ongoing and always in need of  nurturing and self-care as practitioners.

I am interested in listening and hearing who you are as a counselling practitioner within a relationship where you will be received with equality and respect, valued as a person of worth.

Engaging with an experienced supervisor will make all the difference to lessen the impact and avoid burn out - prevention rather than cure


£60 Professional Clinical Supervision per 90 minutes/per session: 

£45 for Students/volunteers and Carers:  per 90 minutes/per session

If you feel we can build a therapeutic alliance please contact me telephone, text or WhatsApp 07867938630.

Please visit my website to gain a fuller insight to my expanse of awareness and knowledge 

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

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Doncaster, South Yorkshire, DN4

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Adv Certificate Clinical Supervision L6, experienced, compassionate supervisor supporting students, volunteers and professionals, MBACP (Accred).


Susan Stubbings
Susan Stubbings