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Supervisor
Reg Member BACP, and Supervisor
Available for new clients

Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 0EN
Available for new clients

Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Supervision details

I believe that Counsellors and Therapists need to feel received, contained and supported as much as the clients we work with. Working with clients can touch us in many ways, the supervision I provide aims to help make sense of what we might be experiencing or carrying at an unconscious level in order  that we feel clear in ourselves and thus able to offer our clients our fullest presence. Also a means of unburdening ourselves from any emotions and feelings that have been left over from our contact with clients, without fear of judgement, encouraging openness and a broader perspective to notice our reactions and experiences. My theoretical orientation uses Shohet and Hawkins 'Seven Eyed' approach and Proctor's 'cyclical' Model.  I completed my Diploma in supervision training at the Iron Mill Institute, Exeter. My supervision style is also informed by my experience as a Dramatherapist who has worked extensively alongside different client groups within the NHS  for over sixteen  years. This guides me in adopting  a creative element in my approach to help  allow a playful awareness to develop and as a means of allowing the unconscious dynamics in the Counselling relationship free expression. I charge £50.00 per one hour session. I work from a purpose built garden room at my home  I prefer to work face to face but also offer online Counselling supervision

HCPC

Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

BACP

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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Rylthorpe, Plymouth Road, Chudleigh Knighton, Newton Abbot, Devon, TQ13 0EN

Key details

No steps, ground floor, availabilty of parking in my drive if accessibility is an issue

Type of session

In person
Online

I believe that Counsellors and Therapists need to feel received, contained and supported as much as the clients we work with.