Clare Bate BACP Accred Member & Qualified Supervisor
I have been a Counsellor for over 12 years and in recent years a qualified supervisor.
I offer supervision to both qualified and student counsellors working in a variety of settings including the NHS IAPT service, private practice, schools, and students in placements.
My approach to supervision is tailored to supervisees needs, there is always something new to learn and discover I am keen to share my experiences to develop the experience of fellow counsellors and therapists.
I have extensive experience working in organisations based in Sandwell Wolverhampton and Dudley. I have also worked as a Counsellor and a Mentor with young people in several schools, colleges and educational settings.
My range of expertise range from working with adults, teenagers and children I work with both clients and their families where appropriate to identify, difficulties and barriers. Supporting and encouraging personal progress utilising creative and educational interventions. I also have extensive experience of working in the charity sector for organisations who provide therapeutic services to vulnerable people in the local community with a range of people from a diverse ethnic backgrounds. I have a good knowledge of the social issues that local communities face and the support systems in place in each local areas.
I have experience working with a wide range of issues including... anxiety, generalised anxiety disorder, relationship issues, treating trauma, depression, feeling sad or low, panic disorder, phobias, relationship issues including affairs and betrayal. Separation, divorce, bipolar, postnatal depression, abuse, personality disorders, child related issues, behaviour, defiance. Addictions i.e. gambling, drugs, alcohol, internet addition. Suicidal thoughts, ideation, self harm to name but a few issues people face.
If you would like an informal confidential chat regarding your supervision needs and want to find out more about the process of supervision get in touch.