I offer verbal supervision for psychoanalytic psychotherapy work whether in a counselling or an analytic framework. I completed the COSCA approved training for supervisors at Edinburgh University in the Counseling and Psychotherapy department. I offer individual supervision for professionals and students working with adults: I supervise counseling students for the University of Edinburgh Counseling and Psychotherapy training courses.
My focus is on thinking about a client or supervisee with the practitioner: in the case of trainee counsellors this will include support in the training process (eg finding ones' own style within the clinical process) as well as thinking about themes, wider issues brought by the therapist and questions around process and relationships in the counselling room. With experienced therapists, the work may not be as wide ranging though the analytic framework will underpin whatever thinking we do about the respective client.
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