for maintaining and advancing a counsellor's work with clients.
It provides a structured approach to deeper
reflection and a regular time and space
for a counsellor to discuss their work with clients
and any issues which may be
affecting that work.
It is not about policing or checking up. The aim is
to develop a relationship in which
your supervisor is regarded as a trusted colleague who can help you
reflect on all
dimensions of your practice, and through that process to develop your
is vital in helping with stress management. A good supervisor ensures
that a counsellor is not left with carrying the client's projections,
and also enables
the counsellor to offload emotionally draining experiences. Not
issues can lead to some counsellors to burnout.
Barbara knows from her own experience, with mutual trust and respect,
valuable supervision can be as a means of continuously evaluating
developing expertise and finding new ways of learning.
Barbara's approach is eclectic, based on the core
conditions of person-centred
counselling and the belief in client autonomy. Her
means she can draw on a broad range of approaches
systemic, cognitive behavioural, and transactional analysis.
Barbara charges £40 an hour for supervision.
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