In line with government guidelines during the Coronavirus Pandemic, I am currently offering supervision via Zoom® video conferencing or by telephone.
I am an experienced and qualified BACP accredited counsellor and supervisor providing supervision to both trainee and qualified counsellors who are working with clients of all ages. Supervision mirrors my own practice, which is primarily Person Centred, and I combine my training and experience of CBT and other approaches where appropriate.
In addition to supervising counsellors in private practice, I also supervise several school counsellors and groups of pastoral teams and my years in the role of school counsellor adds a greater understanding to those working in this setting.
Supervision is vital, as we know as counsellors, and throughout sessions my hope is that you will feel supported, gain new insights and perspectives and leave with a clearer view of how to work with your clients, along with an awareness of any of your development and self care needs. I hope to build a relationship in supervision where you feel safe to freely explore both difficult areas we can unravel together as well as celebrating the successes!
Finding the right supervisor is important as the relationship is often a long term one where trust is key, so I offer a free hour’s session where you can tell me about your training, experience, client work and hopes for supervision and an opportunity for me to answer your questions.
My fee is £50 an hour for qualified counsellors and £40 an hour for counsellors in training.
"I find supervision with Nicola to be really helpful, I always come away feeling understood, supported, held and valued. I value supervision as it enables me to gain understanding in my counselling work.
It also enables me to gently challenge both my understanding and way of working with clients to enable me to work to the best of my ability with my clients.
In supervision I feel I am able to be honest and congruent with Nicola which enables me to learn and improve my counselling work.”
"I have worked with Nicola for just under 2 years and always find her patient and perceptive, as concerned about me as a person as my interactions with my clients. Intentionally I use the phrase 'worked with' because at no time, even before I qualified, did I ever felt that I was anything other than an equal; Nicola has always been prepared to listen to my side of the argument and has, at times, asked for my perspective as a male Counsellor.
Nicola is never afraid to challenge my thinking but will always offer alternative ideas from her immense depth of theoretical knowledge and practical experience. “
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