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Getting the Best Out of  Supervision in Counselling & Psychotherapy

Getting the Best Out of Supervision in Counselling & Psychotherapy
A Guide for the Supervisee

December 2013 | 192 pages | SAGE Publications Ltd

Getting the Best Out of Supervision in Counselling & Psychotherapy does exactly what it says on the tin! Supervision is an essential part of counselling training and ensuring you know exactly how to get the very most out of supervision is important, whatever their level of study. Exploring how to begin, maintain and end a supervisory learning relationship in the context of existing theory and best practice guidelines, the author will introduce your trainees to:  

  • Models and forms of supervision
  • The skills informing good supervision
  • What to expect from supervision
  • Key professional issues in supervision

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Written in a lively and engaging style, this book will enable both supervisors and supervisees to get the best they can from the supervisory experience.

What is the Meaning and Purpose of Supervision?
The Supervisory Relationship: A Relationship with a Purpose
Supervision across the Career Lifespan
The Learning Landscape: Lifelong Learning in Supervision
Models and Frameworks of Supervision
Forms and Formats of Supervision
Beginning the Learning Relationship
How to Prepare for a Supervision Session
Ethical and Legal Considerations in Supervision
Good and Not So Good Supervision
Professional Considerations in Supervision
Feedback and Evaluation in Supervision
Endings in the Learning Relationship and the Opportunities Ahead
Developing the Art and Science of Supervision

I thought this was an excellent text for trainee counsellors. It is pitched at the right level to help them ease into the supervisory process and learn to maximise what it offers.

Holly Connolly
Counselling Department, Chichester University
June 21, 2016

A valuable contribution to a somewhat neglected subject.

Mr Gerald Willmore
Chair of Professional Standards, National Counselling Society
December 12, 2014

A clear introduction to the subject for my students - that is exactly what they need to know - how to get the most out of it

Mr Simon O'Donohoe
Faculty of Care, Child Care, Entry Level, Counselling, and Landbased Studies, Carmarthenshire College
August 12, 2014

A very useful guide for both supervisors and supervisees alike

Mrs Julie Wyman
Book Reviews, Devon Counselling College
August 12, 2014

Appropriate for training counselling practitioners. Provides easily accessible information that students can relate to and apply to practice.

Mrs Denise Hardy
Dept of Counselling, Cleveland & Redcar College
May 15, 2014

This essential text on counselling and supervision will provide students with a depth of understanding of the supervisory relationship.

Mr Adrian Easton
Department of Health & Social Studies, Grimsby Institute of Further and Higher Education
May 11, 2014

This book is recommended for level 4 upwards in counselling training. It is at this point in their journey that students encounter supervision and this guides helps them get the best out of the experience

Ms Stella Burgoyne
Business & Professional Studies, Blackpool and the Fylde College
March 31, 2014

really useful text for supervisees and supervisors alike

Ms Jane Westergaard
Centre for Career and Personal Development, Canterbury Christ Church University
February 28, 2014

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