Supervisor James Carver ,BA(Hons), MBACP (Accred), UKRCP Reg
“Supervision provides the container that holds the helping relationship within the therapeutic triad” Hawkins and Shohet, 1989
I am a Supervisor I hope to provide safety, structure and to manage any anxiety. I work in an integrative way from my training of Person Centre and Psycho-dynamic theory and with an understanding of Mindful CBT. I am currently on a Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Supervision.
My Initial training was Person Centred with emphasis on Carl Rogers and after two years we then trained in Psychodynamic theory with emphasis on Freud and Jacobs (1998). After studying Clarkson I now use the five-relational Clarkson framework which provides an integrative framework (Clarkson 2003). This helps my understanding of psychodynamic transference and counter transference concepts and the humanistic approach of person centred theory.
I work with Psychodynamic theory emphasis on Freud and influenced by Jacobs (1998) working with defences and resistance as well as using transference and counter-transference. There can be a healthy use of transference where information from the past is processed together with the present. From the unconscious clients become aware of attachments (Bowlby), defences, drives and deficits in relationships
I integrate Person centred theory which is influenced by Carl Rogers (1951) core condition; unconditional positive regard-I am not judging the client; empathy-understand the clients thoughts and feelings; congruence, where I am authentic and genuine.
As a Supervisor I work with The 7 Eyed Model Inskip and Proctor 2001 being aware as a Supervisor when working with you of -
- The Client
- Counsellor- Client relationship
- The Counsellor
- Supervisor- Supervisee relationship
- The Supervisor
- The Systems
I work as a member of the BACP with their ethical framework which I believe is important when you may bring ethical dilemmas. The “BACP believes that supervision can positively contribute to the maintenance and development of ethical professional practice”.
I currently Volunteer as a Supervisor at Turning Point in Tooting where the client group is substance misuse and a wide range of mental health issue.
Supervisee say to me from the Supervision they feel a release and have a clearer mind , also the feeling of being energised to go back in with clients. The relationship is Key for us working together.
I offer supervision to individuals or groups, to qualified or trainee counsellors and psychotherapists.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
Kings Lynn- Monday & Wednesdays day time and early evening The City EC3A- Thursdays lunch time, afternoon and early evening
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|
Supervision & training
“Supervision provides the container that holds the helping relationship within the therapeutic triad” Hawkins and Shohet, 1989.