Sophia Papantoniou-Mcdonald

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Supervisor • she/her
Dip Couns, Dip Psych, Dip Sup, MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Milcombe, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

My supervision practice reflects my counselling style which is predominantly person-centred and psychodynamic, and I sometimes use a selection of elements from TA, Gestalt and CBT.

I believe effective supervision starts with the relationship between the supervisor and the supervisee and I aim to offer you a non-judgmental and collaborative environment where you will feel valued, supported and encouraged to express your needs.

As your supervisor I aim to:

· Understand the issues your clients are bringing and offer effective ways to help them

·  Increase your confidence and self-awareness as a counsellor and explore their impact on the therapy you provide

· Support you in your own self-care and work-life balance

· Help you to resolve concerns you have with ethical dilemmas

· Help you to grow as a counsellor

· Support you with the business side of private practice

I offer a 30-minute free initial session for you to discuss your needs as a counsellor.  You can tell me about your work, level of experience, placement if in training, and type and number of clients that you see. We can look at what you would like from supervision and I can answer any of your questions.

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Milcombe, Banbury, Oxfordshire, OX15

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Type of session

In person

I am a clinical supervisor offering individual and couples supervision to qualified counsellors and trainees at all stages of your journey.


Sophia Papantoniou-Mcdonald
Sophia Papantoniou-Mcdonald