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Supervision is an essential part of counselling training and ensuring you get the very best supervision is important to all students, at all levels. This book introduces both ‘new’ and ‘in-training’ supervisors and counsellors to the concept of supervision and its purpose within counselling. The focus is on key elements of supervision, including methods, processes, skills and policy and the authors examine, in depth, the development of the supervision relationship.

Theoretical Frameworks for Supervision
Theoretical frameworks for supervision
Hazel Reid

So far we have considered the purpose and the functions of supervision, and the importance of reflexive, ethical and multicultural practice. In this chapter we explore theoretical frameworks that can be used to structure supervision. Hawkins and Shohet (2006, p56) use the expression maps and models to describe the various theories, types and styles that can inform an approach to supervision that ‘matches’ the supervisee and the context within which they work. Wiener et al. (2003) highlight how different authors draw on various concepts and theories to explain ...

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