Paul Alexander

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Supervisor
MBACP (Accred), Post Grad Dip Counselling, Dip Supervision
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6HY
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

I have been working as a supervisor for many years now and have a Diploma awarded with Distinction from a training endorsed by the BACP.  My approach is supportive and collaborative and I always seek to be aiding supervisee's to grow in confidence, feel 're-fuelled' and generally resourced in the work.  I am also a trainer of 18+years and teach people to become counselling practitioners through the bulk of my week, so I feel I am aware of the requirements of trainees as well as experienced practitioners. I am integrative in approach and like to consider the work holistically. I am informed by different supervisory tools but find Brigid Proctors model most practical.  I'm told I have a good sense of humour and I hope you will find me warm and a person of humility to work with at depth.

Update: no supervision slots available currently

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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The Haymoor Studio, Meare Green Court, Meare Green, Stoke St. Gregory, Taunton, Somerset, TA3 6HY

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Online platforms

Zoom

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

I am a trained and experienced supervisor and bring my therapeutic understandings to this work collaboratively and with humility.

Paul Alexander
Paul Alexander