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Information on Supervision

Information on Supervision Supervision is essential for effective therapy. Most professional therapists are bound by a code of Ethics and Practice to monitor their therapy through ongoing supervision. What is supervision? Supervision is a formal arrangement for therapists to discuss … Continue reading

Hypnotherapy Supervision

Hypnotherapy Supervision One of the proudest accomplishments over my over 30 year career was to establish a nationally accredited qualification in hypnotherapeutic supervision. The necessity of supervision cannot be overstated. However, then as now, clinical experience in and of itself … Continue reading

Is Psychotherapy a Science

Is Psychotherapy a Science This is a question which has raged in the profession for as long as I have been in it. The question is whether psychotherapy is a science or not. In my opinion psychotherapy is more art … Continue reading

A Bit of Grief From Yesterday’s Post

A Bit of Grief From Yesterday’s Post I suppose I should have predicted it, but I didn’t. Yesterday’s post did get some very positive replies. Most of them reported their agreement on the importance of the supervisionary relationship and why … Continue reading

Take Supervision Seriously

Take Supervision Seriously I have been banging on about this for many, many years supervision is one of the most important relationships a therapist can have. In psychotherapy and counselling, this is already well understood. Indeed they have supervision properly … Continue reading

Gratitude for My Supervisees

Gratitude for My Supervisees In yesterday’s piece I wrote about the importance of gratitude when it comes to the people and things that we get joy from. Today, I wanted to focus on something that I haven’t really touched on … Continue reading

Adversity and Resilience

Adversity and Resilience It is a fact of life that there are things that come into our existence which are sent to try us. We try so hard, often in vein, to fix things outside of our control and not … Continue reading

Another Sad Day For Hypnotherapy

Another Sad Day For Hypnotherapy Today I am referring to the case of Michael Walsh who is currently on trial in Scotland for sexual assault whilst using hypnotherapy. Now it would not be appropriate for me to comment on the … Continue reading

Poor Use of Addiction Label

Poor Use of Addiction Label There is something I have noticed quite a bit lately, in various articles, usually involving someone who the media defines as a celebrity, is talking about how they are overcoming one addiction or another. I … Continue reading

Experience in Hypnotherapy Supervision

Experience in Hypnotherapy Supervision This is a subject that is near and dear to my heart. After all, I co-created the first nationally accredited supervision qualification in hypnotherapy. I have always believed that clinical supervision is one of the most … Continue reading

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