Supervisor Profile

Elizabeth Lawrence Verified Professional Verified Professional
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BA ed (hons), Psych. Counsellor, Supervisor & Life Coach NCS

Supervision details

Supervision is first and foremost a process that is practiced.  Supervision is about support, encourage and engaging in emotionally demanding tasks, to make sure the counsellor knows how to do what is expected and to uphold agreed standards and support the supervisee/counsellor to work towards.  Supervision forms a respectful and robust relationship with the people they are supervising.  Regular supervision with your counselling supervisor is fundamental in supporting good practice throughout a counsellor’s working life. Supervision provides professional counsellors with regular and ongoing opportunities to reflect all aspects of their practice in order to work ethically, effectively and safely. Supervision also sustains the personal and professional requirement to work as an approved counsellor.  Almost every professional body for counselling and psychotherapy requires integrating supervision into their clinical practice. The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) requires qualified counsellors receive 1½ hours of supervision per month. The guidelines for trainee counsellors determine a minimum of 1½ hours per month. A ratio of eight hours counselling to 1 hour of supervision per month is recommend. The trainee should see their supervisor every 2 weeks, but at least once a month. (Other organisations may have different require. I offer a welcoming environment where you can feel confident in sharing and working through areas of your work in a confidential way.  I offer Face to Face and online supervision. “A good supervisor is a necessity and a gift” Therapy Today 

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Chelmsford, CM1 3BJ

Key details

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a Counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

I offer a warm and comfortable environment that is easily accessible for wheelchairs. Please ask for more information when making an enquiry.

Additional languages

I have an understanding of Afrikaans.

Online platforms


Type of session

In person

Supervisors provide ongoing support & is fundamental in supporting good practice throughout a counsellors work to reflect & engage in an ethical way.