Simon Dowling

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Counsellor & Psychotherapist MBACP (Accred)
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Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AN
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

Using the 7 Eyed Model of Clinical Supervision: 

Eye 1: Focus on the client

The supervisor getting an understanding of who this client is and who they are. Starting in supervision by asking the question, who is this client?

Eye 2: Focus on the strategies and interventions used by the supervisee

The supervisor focusing in on the intervention's that the supervisee's made in work with their clients, how and why they made them, what interventions they would rather have made and the potential future interventions. The supervisor gaining insight into how the supervisee works with the client.

Eye 3: Focus on the client- supervisee relationship

Supervision focuses on the conscious and unconscious interaction between the supervisee and the client. The supervisor looking out for any unconscious processes that may be present.

Eye 4: Focus on the supervisee

The Supervisor asking question's: how are you feeling after your meeting with this client? In what ways is this client like you and in what ways is it different from you? And what do you find difficult and challenging about this client? these question's looking to unpack possible transference and counter-transference's happening in the counselling room with supervisee's client's.

Eye 5: Focus on the supervisory relationship

The supervisor focusing on any barriers, working with supervisee's fears, possible dual relationships, any contracting needs the supervisee may have.

Eye 6: The supervisor focusing on their own process

Focus is on the supervisor's own process. The idea here is for the supervisor to focus on what's going on for them.

Eye 7: Focus on the wider contexts in which the work happens

Focus is on external factors, the idea is to explore the supervisee, what is happening externally around client supervisee and organisation, what is happening externally?

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).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

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Ketley Parish Council, Holyhead Road, Ketley, Telford, Shropshire, TF1 5AN

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

There are disabled parking bays available at the entrance, and accessible toilets on the ground floor.

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Type of session

In person
Home visits

I am a BACP accredited Counsellor & Psychotherapist and a Supervisor. Offering free supervision for first 10 supervisee's to complete my training

Simon Dowling
Simon Dowling