Ed Sammons

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Supervisor • he/him
MBACP (Reg)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Twickenham TW1 & London WC2H
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

I offer clinical supervision to Counsellors and Psychotherapists both qualified and in training who work with adults (18+), concession rates are available for trainee therapists. 

The model of supervision that I offer is based on the Seven Eyed model by Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet. This model offers supervision from both relational and systemic perspectives by looking at seven different aspects:

  1. Focusing on the clients and exploring what and how they present
  2. Exploring the strategies and interventions used by the therapist when working with the client
  3. Focussing on the relationship between the client and the supervisee 
  4. Focussing on the supervisee
  5. Focussing on the supervisory relationship
  6. The supervisor focussing on their own experience 
  7. Focusing on the wider context in which the work happens - considering the system the client finds themselves in

In terms of modalities that I work with and have experience of, my own initial training focused on Petruska Clarkson's Five Relationship Model which integrates a range of theories drawing significantly from psychodynamic and relational approaches. I also have an interest in other models of therapy including Internal Family Systems, the work of Janina Fisher, Somatic interventions and EMDR. Since qualifying I have undertaken further training specialising in Dialectical Behaviour Therapy. 

I currently work as a Counsellor in a Secondary Care DBT Team in the NHS working both with individuals and groups. This work is primarily with people who have experienced complex trauma, and before that, five years in a crisis team providing crisis intervention. 

Alongside my NHS work, I also have a thriving private practice and I'm happy to support newly qualified Therapists as they begin their journey into private practice and support them to develop this area of their practice, both the exciting opportunities this might provide and also the challenges of working independently. 

Please get in touch if you would like to arrange to meet so we can see how we might be able to work together.

Fees:

£60 per 1 hour of Individual Supervision via Zoom - £30 per hour for Student and Trainee Therapists.

BACP
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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King Street, Twickenham, TW1

Covent Garden, London, WC2H

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Online platforms

Zoom

Type of session

In person
Online

I offer individual supervision via Zoom to Counsellors and Psychotherapists both qualified and in training who work online and in person.

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