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Getting the most out of Supervision Workshops in Exeter
Supervision Workshops in Exeter

Each Supervision workshop in Exeter is grounded in knowledge and personal experience of working in these areas and uses skills, exercises and creative tools to deepen insight. 

These one day workshops will cover: 

  • Transferable skills from supervisor to supervisee to client

  • Participants will gain knowledge that is research based, to inform their practice (whether new to supervision or an experienced supervisor) 

  • Awareness of the power of the supervisory alliance, and the relationship between supervisee and supervisor.

  • Self-care – can be overlooked, taking care of self, whilst supporting others

  • Ideas to support working creatively in supervision. 

  • Getting the most out of Supervision - Further dates TBC (10.30 am - 4.00 pm)
    Suitable for all levels of qualification, for those with experience of supervision and for students/newly qualified entering the counselling profession.  

  • Developing the Supervisory Alliance - Further dates TBC (10.30 am - 4.00 pm)
    Suitable for all supervisors and those considering becoming a supervisor.
  • Creativity in Supervision - 15 May 2020 (10.30 am - 4.00 pm)
    Suitable for those currently providing supervision
Free CPD offer


Course Details

Getting the most out of Supervision 

  • A model of supervision
  • The value of reflective practice
  • Owning the emotional impact of client/patient work And looking at our own self care
  • Preparation for supervision
  • The programme is designed to offer practical guidance and the opportunity to explore participants’ own experiences of the supervisory setting. 

Developing the Supervisory Alliance

  • The role of Supervision
  • The Supervisory Alliance
  • A model of developmental stages of learning for supervisees
  • Risk, relationship and the supervisor
  • The programme is designed to offer practitioners guidance and the opportunity to explore participants’ own experiences of the supervisory setting. 

Creativity in Supervision

  • Mapping our own supervision journey 
  • A quest for personal growth as a supervisor 
  • The mistakes wheel (developmental tool in supervision)
  • The medicine wheel as a creative technique in supervision
  • The programme is designed to offer practical guidance in these techniques and the opportunity to work directly with them during the course of the day.


Our CPD workshops are open to anyone who is interested in the subject matter, wants to develop their skills and expand their knowledge. It's suitable for professionals working in a health care setting,  counsellors, student counsellors, psychotherapists, occupational therapists, case managers, social care workers and those in helping professions who work therapeutically with others.

How to book:

Simply sign up using the booking form on this web page - supplying the requested details and paying the applicable fee (please see the 'Fees' tab for further information and details of other ways to pay). 

Final Application Date:

The deadline for applications is 2 weeks before the start of the course. A decision will be made on whether the course will run, based on confirmed and accepted places, 2 weeks before the start date of the course. Any applications received after the 2 week deadline will only be processed at the discretion of the Programmes Lead.
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Course Select payment category
IMC Student / Graduate Offer - £56.25
Full fee - £75.00


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