Ben Shears

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Adv. Dip. MBACP
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Newton Abbot TQ13 & Exeter EX2
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

If you are looking currently looking for supervision for your in person or online work, I invite you to a free 30 minute consultation to consider whether we could build an effective supervision relationship.

You will receive a down-to-earth and considered approach to supervision, underpinned by the Seven-Eyed Supervision Model. This flexible approach allows us to take a holistic view of your counselling work, helping you develop your practice in service of your clients. 

You will be working with a fully insured BACP registered member (390021) who is currently completing a Level 6 Certificate in Clinical Supervision. You will receive supervision at a reduced rate (£20 per hour) while I work towards the completion of my placement hours.

If you would like to hear more about me and how I work, please get in touch and we will arrange your free online consultation.

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

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Chudleigh, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13

Exeter, Devon, EX2

Key details

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Online platforms

Google Meet

Type of session

In person

Are you looking for down-to-earth and approachable supervision with a placement supervisor offering reduced rates? Free 30 minute consultation.

Ben Shears
Ben Shears