Alex Linley

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Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5 6DA
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Supervision details

By helping my supervisees to be more aware of the 'unspoken' elements of client work, I aim to help them deliver a more authentic and helpful therapeutic experience. Whether looking at transference/counter-transference, 'edge of awareness' experiences of clients or parallel processes, my goal is to help my supervisees to become more aware of what's going on within the sessions they deliver. 

Using the seven-eyed model as a basis, our sessions will be structured around specific aspects of the client/counsellor relationship depending on the needs of the supervisee. My background in the person-centred approach ensures that, whilst structured, there will be plenty of space within the sessions to explore and to work very much in the moment. 

As a supervisor I believe that both support and challenge are essential for growth and I strive to assist my supervisees in getting what they need in order to work at their best. 

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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Houldsworth Business & Arts Centre, Houldsworth Street, Stockport, Greater Manchester, SK5 6DA

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Using my experience as a therapist and my training as a supervisor, my goal is to assist you in delivering the best possible service to your clients.

Alex Linley
Alex Linley