Supervisor Profile

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Therapist MSc, BSc (Hons)

Supervision details

Hello and welcome to my supervision profile.

Below is the full range of supervision I can provide you with. If you have any questions, please feel free to ring, text, WhatsApp, or email.  07758667292 

Pricing- £60 per hour


Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
I can offer clinical supervision for Cognitive Behavioural Therapists, both qualified and in training. As I currently work with all ages ranges, I can deliver supervision for Children and Young People (CYP) and Adults. 
I am an accredited CBT Practitioner (2012) and an accredited CBT Supervisor with the BABCP. I am a qualified clinical CBT supervisor (2015) and hold a level 7 University Certificate via Teesside University.
Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT-D, MBCT-L, M: FP & MWP) 
I provide supervision to mindfulness teachers in active training and those who are qualified. I have two formal mindfulness supervision qualifications. I am a qualified mindfulness teacher (2021) and I am listed with British Association of Mindfulness based Approaches (BAMBA) and ACCESSMBCT. Added to this, I am a listed supervisor with the Mindfulness Network. 
Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
I am a qualified DBT practitioner trained to intensive level.
Eye Movement, Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR)
I am qualified EMDR Practitioner and listed with EMDR UK. As I work with all ages ranges I am qualified in EMDR 1,2,3- Adults. EMDR 1, 2 Children and Young People. AF-EMDR and The Flash Technique. *Not yet a consultant, therefore, if you require official hours for accreditation please search EMDR UK. 

Currently supervising


  • HITs
  • CWPs 
  • CWPs in training 

CYP Schools 

  • EWPs
  • School counsellors


  • CBT Therapists
  • Level 5 CBT trainees 
  • Counsellors 
  • Mindfulness Teachers in training 
  • Mindfulness Teachers 
  • Art Therapist
  • Psychological Therapist 
  • Occupational Therapist

If you are looking for an experienced, motivated and supportive supervisor, then look no further. I have a wide range of supervision skills and I have four formal supervision qualifications. Two of those are from Teesside University, one being a CBT clinical supervision qualification. The other an occupational therapy supervision practice certificate. Added to this, I am formally qualified to provide mindfulness-based supervision- trained with both the Mindfulness Association and the Mindfulness Network (where I am listed).  I am accredited with the BABCP as CBT practitioner, along with this I am an accredited CBT supervisor.  I also provide mindfulness supervision, EMDR, and DBT supervision. 

I have a vast wealth of experience regarding clinical and management supervision. I am known for my warmth and kindness as a supervisor, ensuring my supervisees are at the heart of everything I do. During the past 5 years in private practice, I have provided a vast amount of clinical supervision to those in active training.   

Supervision Experience- CV

Ward Experience- HCA
During my time working as a health care assistant on a mental health unit I had a lead role in providing a monthly supervision group for other HCAs. (1994-2003). OT- When I qualified as an OT in 2003, I supervised (and managed) five staff as Team Lead. I have a formal academic qualification for the supervision of student OTs, gained at Teesside University. During my time in this role, I had 20 OT students come through the service.  
Community Experience  
CBT Supervision- I have a formal clinical supervision qualification specific to the delivery of this psychotherapy. I hold full accreditation with the BABCP. I have a wide range of experience in this modality, from primary care, secondary care, through to acute in-patients and crisis services. I have supervised CYPWPs, PWPs HCAs, medical staff, GPs, STR workers, Social Workers, Social Workers Assistants, psychologists, RMNs, and of course other CBT therapists.  

DBT Supervision- I led and ran a DBT Consult supervision group for 4 years whilst working within secondary mental health care- 2.5 hours per week. I have a very good working knowledge of Borderline Personality Disorder.  Structured Clinical Management (SCM); I provided mental health staff with a systematic approach to working with people with borderline personality disorder. This is based on a supportive approach with case management and advocacy support. There is an emphasis on problem-solving, effective crisis planning, medication review and assertive follow-up, if appointments are missed. I took sole responsibility for the running of this group, one hour weekly for 4 years whilst working for Sedgefield Affective Disorders Team. 
Private Practice Experience    
Since commencing within private practice, I have provided clinical supervision for Alliance Psychological Service. This was for 35 staff members which included High Intensity CBT trainees, qualified Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners (PWPs) and qualified Counsellors undertaking the Level 5 CBT course at The Riverside College in Stockton.  Teesside University PgDip CBT Team have also sought supervision for a group of their High Intensity CBT Trainees undertaking the adult pathway. I have also provided Middlesbrough and Stockton Mind with supervision for trainees undertaking the Children and Young Peoples (CYP IAPT) pathway in conjunction with the University of Newcastle. I have provided group (and individual) supervision to trainee Psychological Wellbeing Practitioners who have attended the Teesside and Newcastle training courses. This was for those placed within Hartlepool Mind and Stockton Starfish.  I have provided clinical supervision for IMPACT on Teesside, a local psychological therapy services (IAPT). This is for those within training and experienced qualified CBT therapy staff. I am familiar with both Teesside’s and Newcastle’s training pathways, for both high and low CBT.

In 2020 I began a role as a mentor to mindfulness teachers in training with the Oxford Mindfulness Centre- This was for 35 trainees.  I am also providing mindfulness-based supervision to experienced and newly qualified mindfulness teachers.  

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Gloucester House, 72 Church Road, Stockton-on-Tees, Teesside, TS18 1TW

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My room is on the third floor and the building does not have a lift unfortunately.

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Type of session

In person

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