Dr Keith Abbott

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MA, MBACP(Accred), Counsellor - Psychotherapist - Supervisor
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Loughborough LE11 & Nottingham NG1
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

Person-Centred Supervision

I am committed to the person-centred approach and offer person-centred supervision to counsellors, psychotherapists, and trainee counsellors. I also offer supervision to other professionals,  workers and amateur/lay people who may benefit from the reflection and self-development that supervision may offer them in their chosen work or activities.   *** At present due to the COVID-19 pandemic I am only offering supervision by online video / audio chat or telephone ***


I have a Post Graduate Certificate in Counselling Supervision. Please see my counselling profile on this website for more information about me and my other qualifications and experience. 

A little about person-centred supervision with me 

I offer the opportunity to develop yourself as well as your professional practice through a supportive supervisory relationship in which we can work collaboratively on whatever personal and practice issues you choose to bring. This approach to supervision may particularly suit humanistic and person-centred counsellors and trainees  although I welcome working with counsellors of other/mixed modalities as well as non-counsellors.

The majority of our time in supervision will be spent working on and exploring the personal and practice issues you want to address collaboratively  as a joint venture together and in a manner very similar to being in person/centred counselling. This allows you to develop your own ways of working well with your own clients. Nevertheless, as a supervisor I also at times offer guidance from my own knowledge, experience and responsibilities to you and others.  I am also here to offer and provide emotional support for you and your practice.


Supervision sessions can be arranged for individuals and groups – fees available on request. Supervision hours will be clock hours in duration, not 50 minute sessions as are many therapists’  therapy hours. We will meet monthly for at least 1 or 1.5 hours each month with the possibility of additional support when needed, including by telephone or online.

I see each supervisee as having unique needs and as facing unique challenges.  How we work together therefore needs to be adaptable and I welcome reflection and discussions about how our supervision is working and meeting your needs with a view to making improvements in how we both work together if we can. 

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11

Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1

Key details

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Clients with specific accessibility / disability requirements are asked to let me know their requirements before booking any sessions so I may consider the suitability of the venues and/or mediums I use for therapy.

Type of session

In person

I offer person-centered supervision to counsellors, psychotherapists, trainees and to people seeking supervision in other work/activities

Dr Keith Abbott
Dr Keith Abbott