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`It is a fairly well established clich[ac]e that while supervision is recognised as a crucial component of good practice in psychotherapy and counselling, there is correspondingly little written about it... [this book is] a good step in redressing the balance... It is a practical, didactic and generic view of how to do supervision... giving a fairly comprehensive account of 30 of the formal skills that all supervisors probably use whether consciously or not... The book discusses each of the skills, giving examples as well as practical suggestions as to how to approach difficult issues... directed principally at counsellors, it is a book to dip into when faced with a panic about a specific issue' - Therapeutic Communities
Chapter 1: Exchange Views with Supervisees on Supervision and Initiate a Mutually Acceptable Contract
Exchange Views with Supervisees on Supervision and Initiate a Mutually Acceptable Contract
Counsellors who approach you for supervision on a paying basis are likely to be much more knowledgeable about what is involved in negotiations relating to counselling than a client approaching a counsellor. However, some counsellors know little about supervision before receiving it. Some have been told that they must have it and do not quite understand why. This may seem surprising — and we certainly believe that any worthwhile counselling training should include explanation about the meaning, function and necessity of supervision — but such ignorance is still far from uncommon. This is, perhaps, the most fundamental reason for discovering what new ...