Shauna Hope

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(Bristol Counselling Outdoors) BACP Accredited
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Bristol BS8 & BS3
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Supervision details

Supervision helps us reflect on our work and fine tune how available and effective our counselling relationships are. I view supervision as offering support and challenge. I offer an open, caring and congruent relationship so that we can work together to offer the most effective counselling or helping relationship to our clients.

 I first started offering supervision to helpline workers for a mental health charity in Bristol in 2003 and completed my Counselling Supervision qualification in 2007.  I work with experienced counsellors and practitioners who work in a helping profession and need time, outside of their organisation, to reflect on their work. 

I also offer supervision in private woodland and on Zoom to counsellors who work in the UK offering Walk and Talk therapy or Counselling Outdoors. The woods offer a creative space to draw on our sense of nature connection to further explore our work. 

I have always found the Hawkins and Shohet's model of supervision fun, helpful and creative.  I'm also fascinated by how organisational dynamics can impact on our work so I find Michael Carroll's work useful. I find Judy Ryde's writing on working with difference (including power) in supervision, continually thought provoking.

I have had a Buddhist meditation practice since 2007 (indoors and in nature) and often find this offers a useful reflection on self-care and generally dealing with the messy business of being human.  I

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

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Abbots Leigh, Bristol, BS8

The Centre For Whole Health, 12 Victoria Place, Bedminster, Bristol, BS3 3BP

Key details

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Please ask about accessibility if you would like to access Bristol Counselling Outdoors, as this will relate to your mobility needs and the weather/level of mud. Indoor premises are on a ground floor with a disabled toilet.

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Type of session

In person

I have been offering counselling supervision since 2003 and really enjoy it. I offer phone, online and counselling supervision in private woodland.

Shauna Hope
Shauna Hope