Supervisor Alison Reed Richards Counsellor & Supervisor. MA, Dip. Counselling, Reg.MBACP

Alison Reed Richards  Counsellor & Supervisor. MA, Dip. Counselling, Reg.MBACP

Supervision (for counsellors & those in helping professions).

A professional requirement for those working as counsellors and psychotherapists, good supervision is a vital component in helping us develop our way of being in the world personally and professionally. Enabling and facilitating our self awareness, growing our ability to think for ourselves, connect deeply with others, becoming effective human beings, supervision has much to offer those who work in the helping professions – indeed anyone wishing to fulfil their innate potential and be the best human they can be. Supervision is a regular commitment; as part of a training programme or counselling profession requirement most usually at least once a month however for others in helping professions (teachers, nurses, doctors, lawyers, ministers of religion, social workers, carers, charitable volunteers etc) a bi-monthly, quarterly or half yearly supportive, reflective, committed space set apart from the routine of life and work can be as uniquely valuable.

As a Supervisor my intention is to create a trustworthy working relationship, a spacious, reflective, thinking environment where we can rise to the challenge of working therapeutically or skilfully and helpfully with others, paying attention to self- and other-care, a relationship within which we can both thrive professionally and personally.

My experience includes supporting counsellors, palliative care nurses, teachers, church leaders, and solicitors in their work with others. My training includes NCS Advanced Specialist Course (Certificate in Person-centred Supervision) and Clinical Supervision training with St. Margaret's Hospice.

If you are looking for a Supervisor please get in touch and arrange an initial meeting to explore what you hope for and what I can offer.

Fees:

*Supervision (between 60 -120 mins dependent on frequency or request)  £ 40 – £80

*initial supervisory exploration session (45 – 60 mins) – no fee

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Maps & Directions

Curry Rivel, TA10

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: none

Accessibility

Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access: No

My therapy room is on the ground floor. There is one step up to enter the building. WC on the ground floor but not wheelchair accessible.

Availability

Week days 9 am - 5 pm

some evening availability 5 pm - 8:30 pm

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Employee Assistance Programme

Supervision & training

Supervision (for counsellors & those in helping professions).