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Regularly supervision for both trainee counsellors and experienced practitioners are an essential requirement for therapeutic work with clients and provides a space for practitioners to work as effectively, safely and ethically as possible. (BACP, 2018)

 I provide supervision in accordance with the BACP ethical framework for good practice in counselling and psychotherapy.

My approach

I work from a person-centred perspective and my approach to supervision is relational. You can expect an empathic relationship that is authentic and accepting as well as an appropriate level of challenge. I am mindful of supervisee’s level of experience and development and will work with you at that level. For example trainee counsellors will have different needs from experienced counsellors.   I am also open to working creatively using a range of art materials, toys picture cards etc. The space I offer values, creativity, difference, diversity, vulnerability, presence, ruptures and collaborative repair.

In a safe and co-created relationship I believe supervisee’s can:

  •   Become aware of blind spots which can be explored safely
  •   Work with ethical dilemma without the threat of being judged
  •  Work more confidently with difference and diversity for example  in relation to race,     culture, class  and sexuality
  •   Explore self-care issues
  •   Recognition of areas for development and as well acknowledging strengths                   

Please visit my website which gives you more information about my counselling and supervision service.

Web: www.paulettegibson.co.uk

Fee structure:

I offer counselling supervision to individuals, pairs and small groups.

Sessions for individuals are 50 minutes; longer sessions can also be arranged. The fee for individuals is £60 per hour.  For groups, length of sessions and fee will be arranged between us.

Some concessions are available for students.

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Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language
Other languages None


Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

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.

Wheelchair user access


Weekdays and evenings

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Paulette Gibson

Paulette Gibson