Supervision is generally carried out face to face but at ABC, we recognise that it can be difficult to find a clinical supervisor due to geographical factors. In this situation, ABC clinical supervisors are able to provide Skype or telephone supervision.
Clinical supervision is an essential part of working therapeutically with clients and is an integral part of providing effective therapy. All counsellors, psychotherapists, play therapists and supervisors are required to have regular, formal clinical supervision to support their work in accordance with professional requirements.
- to assist in the development of the reflective practitioner
- to support the therapist
- to maximise the effectiveness of the therapeutic relationship
- monitor/ safeguard the interests of the client,
- to maintain ethical standards as set out in the Ethical Framework
Clinical supervisors will hold significantly greater experience of practice than their supervisee and have a responsibility to maintain the good practice of supervisees and to protect clients from poor practice and harm. ABC clinical supervisors develop a relationship in which they are regarded as a trusted colleague. This enables therapists to reflect on all dimensions of practice and through the supervision process, develop their therapist role.