Whether you're a fully qualified therapist or a therapist in training, the support of a Clinical Supervisor helps to ensure an effective and standardised approach to therapeutic work.
Clinical supervision for practising Counsellors and Psychotherapists is integral to ensure a safe and professional environment for all to work within. Whether you're a fully qualified therapist or a therapist in training, the support of a Clinical Supervisor helps to ensure an effective and standardised approach to therapeutic work.
The British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) outlines the requirement for supervision in their members Ethical Framework, and is a condition of membership.
Supervision for therapists is a vital component to engage in profressional clinical work. As well as enabling the therapist to work effectively, safely and professionally it ensures confidentiality is maintained within agreed ethical boundaries. Of course, the well-being of the therapist is vital to ensure any therapeutic work is delivered with care and attention.
Your Clinical Supervisor therefore performs a dual role in care-taking both the patient and therapist in a collaborative approach.
clinical supervision can work for you
The approach to your supervision sessions is flexible and as well as face-to-face sessions at Andy's clinic in Cardiff City centre, you may choose to Skype™ or hold your supervision over the telephone. Working with the demands of your schedule and professional commitments is paramount to Andy.
are you working towards professional accreditation?
Working towards a recognised professional registration can seem like a mountain to climb, though with the support of Andy through your supervision, this can be broken-down into manageable and achievable chunks.
Andy is an accredited therapist with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and understands the current process required by this professional body and other registries.
Finding a clinical supervisor is an important decision for you to make. Think about what works for you and the type of person that you would work best with. I'd also suggest you consider the experience and therapeutic models of your potential supervisor, along with any professional accreditation or memberships.