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Sandra Winterbottom

BA Hon's/Dip Counselling/Dip Counselling Supervisor
Bately WF17 & Bradford BD12

I offer a facilitative environment where, as with Person Centred Counselling supervisor , the relationship is key. Working as a person centred Supervisor my aim is to provide a safe environment in which the supervisee can have a supportive and meaningful experience. The relationship between supervisor and supervisee has important differences from a relationship between therapist and client, but is still underpinned by the core conditions of empathy, congruence and unconditional positive regard. I work from the cyclical model to give me additional perspectives and tools for the supervision process.

I believe  the relationship is vital in helping the supervisee feel accepted and not judged essentially helping the supervisee to enhance their self awareness as a trainee counsellor both personally and professionally.

I have been a qualified person centred counsellor for 9 years and a counselling supervisor for 4 years. I have my own private practice and have experience of 1-1 and  
group supervision working with trainee and qualified counsellors. Here I support good ethical practice in a safe and comfortable environment.

My specialist area is loss and bereavement, body image, identity, life threatening diseases, end of life, trauma and coping with stress. I also support clients experiencing, depression, anxiety, relationship issues.


BA Hon's Degree - Counselling and Psychology in Community Settings

P.G.C.E - Postgraduate Certificate in Education and Training

H.E Diploma - Higher Education Diploma in Person-Centred Counselling in Human Relations.

Diploma Supervision - Person Centred - Individual and Group Supervision for Counsellors and Psychotherapist and those in related professions - Cascade Bridget Proctor

B.A.C.P - British Association for Counsellors and Psychotherapists

Registered Member

Accreditation - In process

Professional Work Experience

NHS - Moderate to severe mental health issues

Bradford and Airedale Cancer Support - Person centred Counselling Supervisor individual and group for trainee and qualified counsellors. Providing person-centred counselling for terminal patients, individuals and couples affected by cancer.

Samaritans - various issues, depression, loss, loneliness, mental illnesses.

ESCAYP - Emotional Support for Children and Young people - bullying, relationship issues, identity, depression, anger, trauma.

Mind - A wide range of mental health issues

Counselling supervisor - Trainee and group supervision, Cancer Support Bradford and Airedale

Own private practice - Trainee and qualified counsellors/psychotherapist from various educational settings, experience and theoretical backgrounds.


Trainee Counsellor

£25.00 per 1 hour

£37.50 per 1 1/2 hours

Qualified Counsellor

£30 - per 1 hour

£45 - per 1 1/2

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West Yorkshire


Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

Lower floor therapy room.

Additional languages


Type of session

In person supervision
Online supervision
Telephone supervision

I offer a facilitative environment where, as with Person Centred Counselling supervisor , the relationship is key.

Sandra Winterbottom

Sandra Winterbottom