Supervisor Profile

Mike Buckley Verified Professional Verified Professional
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MA, BSc, UKCP accredited, NCIP Senior Accredited

Supervision details

As you know regular Supervision is a requirement of most of our professional bodies, e.g BACP, UKCP and others. Whether it’s a requirement or not, I believe it is essential for our development as a therapist and for our own personal growth, and consequently how successful our practice is. Most of all, it’s absolutely essential for the safety of our clients, our own safety, and for successful outcomes with our clients. As well as my own established private therapy practice, I am able to provide a Clinical Supervision service for professionals. I work with supervisees in an Integrative way. This means that whatever your own philosophical or theoretical approach, we find the commonalities of approaches and work with those, acknowledging the differences. You are an integral part of your work with your client and there are many issues that can manifest, which is perfectly normal in any relationship, including the therapist-client one. I can only see or have a sense of your client (confidentially of course) through you and what you describe. It’s my job to ensure I have as accurate a picture as I can get in order to support you effectively. The most important part of Supervision is the quality of support I can give you. Therefore the quality of our Supervisor-Supervisee relationship is vital for the process. I personally prefer to regard our relationship as equal and colleague to colleague, whatever your experience may be. I offer a free initial meeting so we may talk about your needs from supervision. I can do face to face sessions here in Suffolk or online supervision from anywhere in the UK.

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Ipswich, Suffolk, IP1

Type of session

In person

As a qualified Supervisor and with more than 23 years experience, I offer supportive regular Supervision for UKCP and BACP (and others) members.