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PTSD and the Police

PTSD and the Police In a recent article on the BBC website it has been said that the levels of stress in the police service are at breaking point. Additionally, there are more and more cases of Post Traumatic Stress … 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

Clinical Supervision a Gift for Hypnotherapists

Clinical Supervision a Gift for Hypnotherapists One of the roles which I truly value professionally is that I am the clinical supervisor to a number of excellent, enthusiastic and professional therapists. I wrote about supervision last week and wanted to … Continue reading

Responsibilities of a Clinical Supervisor

Responsibilities of a Clinical Supervisor Well it has been a little while since I wrote one of my more critical posts, but here we go. I have noticed over the past few years a marked increase in practitioners calling themselves … Continue reading

Make Resiliency The Word of Everyday

Make Resiliency The Word of Everyday There are several things that people say are necessary for a healthy mental life. When I have been asked what is absolutely necessary for good mental health I always say it’s resilance, resilience and … Continue reading

Transference and Clinical Supervision Part 2

Transference and Clinical Supervision Part 2 You yourself, depending on your own level of training and experience as a supervisor, may be unaware of the influence you exert on supervisees. You may feel anxious about how you are perceived and responsible for the … Continue reading

Transference and Clinical Supervision

Transference and Clinical Supervision A common problem in the supervision relationship is that there may be an inadvertent mismatch between supervisee and supervisor, based on personality traits, gender, race, sexual orientation, cultural and class factors. Some of the problem is due to the number … Continue reading

Phases of the Supervisory Relationship

Phases of the Supervisory Relationship Today, I thought it might be useful for both public and professionals to have a look at the phases of the supervision relationship. Most practitioners talk about supervision, hopefully this will give some additional insights. … Continue reading

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