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Understanding why people suffer, how they change, and how to help them live more satisfying and gratifying lives is a fascinating, huge, and important undertaking.

Flanagan Sommers

Clinical Supervsion

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I am pleased to offer online Clinical Supervision for new and experienced therapists. I bring over 20 years of combined experience in mental health, clinical supervision, coaching and education.

I am a Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist and have an extensive background in trauma and Complex trauma processing, psychodynamic therapies, mindfulness-based somatic regulation and creative therapies to address attachment repair.

If you have any questions about supervision you can contact me here. I am happy to offer a free video chat to discuss your supervision needs more and to see if I am a good fit for you.

Supportive, Strength-Based Supervision
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I offer consultation and competency-based supervision for Clinical Counsellors, Psychotherapists, Psychologists and Therapeutic Counsellors who are seeking a safe, supportive space to build confidence and expand their clinical skills.

I am a Certified Sensorimotor Psychotherapist with over 20 years experience as a therapist and educator. I hold a Certificate in Supervision from Adler University and I have a background delivering psychodynamic, relational based therapy. I am a specialist in trauma recovery including working with complex PTSD and nervous system dysregulation disorders that therapists often struggle with.

Supervision with me can look like consultation as and when needed or a more regular monthly meeting focusing on your chosen professional goals.

Therapy

Not I, not any one else can travel that road for you,
You must travel it for yourself.

It is not far, it is within reach,
Perhaps you have been on it since you were born and did not know.


Walt Whitman

Green Forest
My supervision approach
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In my time as a therapist, I have had excellent supervision. I have also noticed when supervision methods are less effective and don't support increasing competency and help the therapist build confidence.

I aim to create a supervision environment that provides:

  • a landing place of support to share your work and help you feel listened to and supported. With a foundational principle of organicity that recognizes the growth that occurs when we are given the right conditions.

  • Encouragement to identify your unique strengths as a therapist. You will come with your own skills, training, values and life experiences that go into your own unique therapist signature.

  • A compassionate lens to look at roadblocks that are coming up for you in your work with clients.

  • Skills in understanding therapeutic impasses and enactments as a normal part of therapy that is best served by opening awareness to them.

  • Gentle encouragement to map out and enact the growth as a therapist you are wanting to see over time.