CLINICAL CONSULTATION AND SUPERVISION
Typical concerns therapists have:
- Ongoing development.
- Understanding of theory to practice.
- Counter-transference issues.
- Feeling stuck with a client.
- Burnout/compassion fatigue.
- Under/over-involvement with a client.
- Needing suggestions for interventions.
- Exploration of negative feelings about the work.
- Review of written material.
- Psychotherapy for personal struggles.
What I Offer
Experience – I have 30 years experience in counselling service agencies and private practice. Including social services (MCFD), sexual abuse counselling, addictions, transition houses, group homes for youth, and hypnosis and trauma work. 7 years working in EAP and working with individuals around work related issues, including health care professionals. Provided counselling instruction for 2 years at the Counsellor Training Institute, including supervision of students.
Training – I have training in counselling supervision with the Justice Institute and training on compassion fatigue and organizations with Dr Patricia Wilensky. I have trained with Andrew Feldmar, Ellyn Bader (couples Develomental Approach – Couples Institute), Sharon Stanley (Somatic Transformation). A lifespan approach to stress and trauma.), Richard Erskine (Integrative Psychotherapy).
Perspectives – In addition to my graduate training in counselling psychology I have integrated a number of approaches into the work I do. These include Gestalt, Object Relations, Jungian, Mindfulness, Somatic work, Couples Developmental Approach, Emotionally Focused Therapy, Somatic Transformation.
You can read more on my Approach to Therapy