Dee Smart

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Relationship & Family Therapist, Supervisor MBACP, AFT
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Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40
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Available for new clients

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Supervision details

Clinical Supervision plays an important role in my work both inside and outside of the training room. I have supervised placement trainees and qualified therapists on a one-to-one basis and in groups for many years.

My supervision style is collaborative in nature and as an Integrative Systemic Therapist and Educator, I work with a number of different modes of therapy such as Humanistic, Psychodynamic, Cognitive, and Behavioural. My way of working is to enable therapists to ‘blend together’ a range of theoretical knowledge and skills interventions for the benefit of each client.

Along with ensuring ethical and cohesive practice, an equal focus is placed on the practitioner achieving their own personal & professional development goals within the process as well as helping to build and protect the relationship they have with their clients specifically paying heed to transference and how to work with this within the therapeutic alliance.

My Supervision days and times are mutually agreed upon with each practitioner and the duration of supervision is 90 minutes (1.5 hours) per month according to British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) recommendations and according to the needs of the supervisee.

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Norreys Avenue, Wokingham, Berkshire, RG40

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Type of session

In person

Clinical Supervision plays an important role in my work both inside and outside of the training room.