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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

What to bring to Supervision

What to bring to Supervision After many years of providing clinical supervision, I am often asked by new therapists what they should bring to the supervisionary session. I say have your notebook with you. Relax, take some deep breaths and … Continue reading

The Kleinian approach

The Kleinian approach Melanie Klein was born in Vienna in 1882 and wished to become a doctor but her plans were disrupted when she married. This also seems to have been influenced by the tragic death of her beloved brother … Continue reading

The Importance of Values in Therapy

The Importance of Values in Therapy Values are often looked upon as being very complex. However, values can be best described as what is important to us. In NLP six key areas have been identified. Values relating to career, relationships, family, … Continue reading

Needs, Wants, Desires and Ambitions

Needs, wants, desires and ambitions Therapists need to know what a client needs, wants, desires and has ambitions to achieve. So what are the differences between these words? To a great extent it is a personal opinion. For example one person … Continue reading

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