Helen Farrell

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Supervisor • she/her
BA (Hons), MBACP (Accred)
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Omagh BT78 & Farnham GU10
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Available for new clients

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Supervision details

I offer one-to-one and group supervision, in person or via zoom. I am a Humanistic practitioner in my own therapeutic practice (person-centred, existential and embodied), and as such this is the modality I am best placed to supervise. Having taught counselling up to qualification level for 3 years I am experienced in supervising trainees. I work solidly within the BACP Ethical Framework and value the personal moral qualities therein of resilience, courage and care - meaning you can expect to be supported and developed in every aspect of your work. My supervision practice: Over the past 2 years, through the Covid-19 pandemic, I have become increasingly interested in care of the practitioner, and this deeply informs my supervisory work. While the focus is ultimately always on the client, I am passionate about ensuring you, the counsellor, are safe, effective and fulfilled in your work. In our sessions we will take time to explore your responses to your clients, what you and your clients most need and how your therapeutic relationship is. I offer a challenging, but well-held space and believe that trust is fundamental to the success of a supervisory relationship. I am able to offer a relational focus to your work, as well as helping you link theory to practice.

I am proud to support the LGBTQ+ community as an ally. 

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Farnham, Surrey, GU10

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Type of session

In person

I offer one-to-one or group supervision, in person/via zoom. I specialise in Humanistic work, and have a background as a Counselling tutor/lecturer.