Supervision for Social Workers, Counsellors and Therapists
The goal of supervision is to support the practitioner reflect on their client work to: Understand their models of practice Develop their skills and theory base Understand the strengths they bring to their work Manage the personnel and professional impact of their work and to develop sustainable work practices.
My theory frameworks and skill sets include: Strength based practice Experiential/phenomenological practice Systems Theory Crises Intervention Theory Attachment and Trauma Theory Creative arts in counselling practice Family Therapy approaches Attuning to children Dyadic Family Therapy skills
Skills development I work toward enhancing practitioners development of the following skills: Counselling skills- Listening, communicating what you have heard, paying attention to what is not said and the skill of developing a good clarifying question. Relationship development- the establishment of a safe therapeutic relationship in which people can learn to listen to their own thoughts and feelings and to identify alternate ways of responding to their experience of the world. Quality in documentation- case notes, client reports, court reports Articulation of practice- skills, theory & knowledge