supervision for counsellors, Psychotherapists and Hypnotherapists
Mary has had a steady stream of many satisfied supervisees since 1994 following completion of the Cambridge University Certificate in the Supervision of Counselling, equivalent to contemporary diplomas.
Many of her supervisees, who have stayed in supervision with her for a number of years, have progressed from student counsellors on to successful private practice and BACP accreditation. Her various supervisees have worked as Primary Care counsellors for GP surgeries, in fields of bereavement (Cruse), drug and alcohol agencies, prisons, counselling agencies taking GP referrals, Employee Assistance Progammes, counsellors in schools and in successful private practice.
Her supervision approach is Integrative especially Person-Centred and Psychodynamic with knowledge of CBT interventions, Gestalt techniques, Body Oriented therapy approaches.
She supervises hypnotherapists/psychotherapists in which she draws from more than 22 years experience skillfully integrating Hypnotherapy with Counselling and Psychotherapy.
She remains aware of the Parallel Process in supervision...the transference and countertransference which can emerge in supervision and which intuitively informs the relationship between the counsellor and client. She works with the supervisee when it seems that the supervisee's personal issues are clouding his/her interventions and reactions to the client.
Her long and wide ranging experience has contributed to the practical wisdom she offers, enabling a sensitive awareness of the therapeutic relationship and to the client’s individual needs.
Her supervisees have reported feeling safe, accepted, positively challenged at times and appropriately affirmed in their work.
She offers her supervision and counselling services to those working in the caring professions where both counselling skills are employed and emotional support is needed. This may include nurses, paramedics, doctors, health visitors, occupational therapists, social workers, teachers, alternative therapists, those working in personnel departments, nursing homes, probation, prisons, police, victim support and many more voluntary organisations and charities.