Emma Beesley

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BSc. (Hons) MBACP (Accred)
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Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4SQ
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Supervision details

 I am a BACP Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor & Supervisor working face-to-face and online.  I have experience of working with qualified counsellors and trainees, on an individual or group basis, supporting their work with adults and young people (11+).  As a supervisor I’m trained to work psychotherapeutically across modalities with a guiding principle being the Seven-Eyed Model of Supervision.  The focus of the supervisory relationship is to find “meaning through meeting” by offering a supportive, non-judgmental space that allows exploration and supports the safe holding of your client work. 

Having originally trained in Therapeutic Counselling, as a therapist, I integrate person centred and psychodynamic approaches within the safety of a therapeutic relationship. With young people I adopt a more proactive and creative approach and, for the past three years, I’ve been a Tutor on the No5 Young People Diploma on Counselling Young People (CPCAB).

Alongside my private practice, I am Schools Clinical Lead at No5 Young People supporting the clinical work of a team of School Counsellors in the Reading area. 

You are very welcome to have an initial short telephone conversation to discuss your supervisory needs and potential ways of working together.  

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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.

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Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Mind Garden, 56 London St, Reading, Berkshire, RG1 4SQ

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Type of session

In person

 I am a BACP Accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor & Supervisor working face-to-face and online.

Emma Beesley
Emma Beesley