Berny Sansome

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Blackburn BB2 & Manchester M2
Limited availability
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

Supervision details

I offer supportive clinical supervision to counsellors and those who work in helping professions such as carers, Mental Health Support workers, teachers, and all those who have supporting roles for adults.

Supervision is a key component that supports safe, ethical and competent practice. It helps us all as practitioners stay grounded, boundaries, and mindful of self care. Supervision is a place where you can explore opportunities for professional development. As a Psychotherapist in my own private practice, I truly value my own supervision.

You will find I work compassionately, ethically, with enquiry and challenge. The model of supervision I work with is Hawkins and Shohet 7 Eyed model. My core modality of counselling is Person-Centred, and it will be from this orientation I predominantly work, however I also have experience of Solution Focused Therapy gained from counselling clients via an EAP service.

I offer all enquiries an introductory call before a commitment is made to working together.

You may be searching for a new supervisor or you may wish to top up your supervision.

My rate for supervision is £70 for a 90 minute session. Do get in touch for more information if you require alternative session duration.

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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428 Preston Old Road, Cherry Tree, Blackburn, Lancashire, BB2 5LP

441, The Royal Exchange Building, St Ann’s Square, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M2 7EP

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

The Royal Exchange Building, St Ann’s Square, Manchester City centre is fully accessible with lifts and washroom facilities suitable for wheelchair users To access 428 Preston Old Road, you will need to be able to climb the stairs.

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Type of session

In person

Supervision is essential for therapeutic practitioners to enhance ethical therapeutic practice which benefits clients and supports professional growth