Supervisor Profile

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Supervision details

I am trained in supervision and systemic supervision. It is important to note that we often take off the therapy hat for Domains of Action, Production and Explanation:  and shifting between these aesthetically is often key. A useful model to ensure high-quality relational reflexivity I use is Barry Masons approach method technique - to ensure epistemological theoretical rigor especially when integrating ideas from different ontological domains. I take a narrative therapy ethos towards most supervisions: valuing collaborative sense-making, hearing non-problem stories of clients, and your skills (not just problem areas of stuckness). I also listen out for the unspoken and attend to transference in the therapy space which can be very useful. In supervision I use a range of tools including role play, 'which GRACIES grab you', sculpting exercises and Statement of Position Maps 1 and 2.  I also draw positioning compasses with supervisees to remember how to 'go on' in sessions - drawing on the work of Karen Partridge. It is often useful to formulate together from 2 different approaches and I encourage this where there is stuckness. For supervision on work on the level of teams/consultation, I am experienced in the use of Collaborative Helping Maps to shift individualism towards collective action. I bring with me visual aids to help with collaborative formulation and sense-making.  I hold space to helps supervisee's shift from attending only to their own sense-making to the sense-making their client is making: which can be powerful. Supervision in this way will help you to grow your relational reflexivity skills.  

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London, WC1N 3JH

1 St. Marks Place, Edinburgh, Midlothian, EH15 2QB

Type of session

In person

I offer supervision to qualified Clinical Psychologists: with a broadly narrative, systemic approach but also drawing on psychodynamic techniques.