The Diploma in Transpersonal and Integrative Supervision is a year long training, equipping you to work with supervisees individually and in a group setting. Studying at the country's oldest psychosynthesis institution provides a unique depth and focus to the transpersonal aspect of the training.

Who is it for?

Counsellors and Psychotherapists who are either seeking to expand, or already have expanded their work, into supervisory roles, whether organisational, or through private practice.

What do I get from it?

  • The insight, tools and qualification to work as a clinical supervisor
  • A unique perspective on process dynamics within the therapeutic and supervisory relationship.
  • A capacity to work with those dynamics in a meaningful and articulate way.
  • A thorough grounding in the pragmatic realities of the supervisory role in the world today.

  • What do recent participants say?

    "This course is revolutionary. My own experience of supervision, particularly in groups, has been very prescriptive, and this course has enabled me to become a supervisor with a collegial and inclusive approach, as an individual with my own style"

    "The course has been life changing"

    "Brilliant training! Inspiring and powerful. The beginning of a new era"

    "A masterclass!"

Entry Requirements

A recognised counselling or psychotherapy qualification

One year post qualification or 350 hours of clinical practice


Programme Structure

Module 1: The supervisory archetype

  • Creation of the alchemical container within which depth supervision can occur.
  • The qualities needed to be a good supervisor, supervision functions and styles.
  • The supervisory alliance: Looking deeply at the qualities of mutual respect, transparency, and the mutual use of appropriate power in the supervisory relationship.


Module 2: The transpersonal task of the supervisor

  • Assessing the multiple levels that supervision addresses.
  • Working with a soulful perspective in an integrative way.
  • The balance of addressing boundaries within the malleable nature of the process.
  • Honouring the client in the supervisory relationship.


Module 3: A process model of supervision with a field perspective

  • Examining a Field perspective of the supervisory relationship.
  • Learning to cultivate emerging edges within the figure/ground dynamic.
  • Developing incisive interventions that make meaning of countertransference dynamics and other field phenomenon.


Module 4: Shame as a mediating force in the supervisory relationship

  • The way in which shame emerges whenever we explore taboo territory and its paradoxical presence as both showing the way forward and yet also potentially barring the way.
  • Developing transparency, authenticity, and mutual respect in order to cultivate curiosity,and the capacity to experiment and adventure in a way that uses shame as an ally in the supervisory relationship.


Module 5: Group supervision

  • The different contexts in which group supervision occurs, for example, training groups of students with assessment elements, groups of varied theoretical backgrounds and ability within organisational settings, and private practice supervision groups.
  • Working with field theory to examine parallel process, the identification of roles and themes within the group.
  • Common archetypal group roles and how to work effectively to support such processes to emerge and be worked with creatively and pragmatically.


Module 6: World work

  • The supervisor's need to be aware of ethical responsibilities in the therapeutic arena, current legal guidelines and the supervisor's capacity to hold authority for and with the supervisee.
  • Examining the interface between the therapist and the 'world channel'.
  • Mediating with wisdom the supervisee's relationships with their profession, and the wider contexts in current emerging world themes.


Module 7: Consultative supervision groups

  • 6 sessions of group supervision to explore, develop and ground your supervision practice with expert consultative guidance

Fee 1,995

Early Bird Discount:

Before 15th December 1,895

Before 20th October 1,850

Assessment
  • Self/Peer assessment
  • Supervisor and trainer report (including live demonstration)
  • 2000 word theoretical essay
  • 3500 case study including transcript
  • Training log / reflective journal
  • 40 hours of practice
Duration & Attendance
6 x 2 day modules (Saturday/Sunday) and 6 x half day consultative supervision groups (Saturdays) across 12 months.
Next intake:February 2018


....absolutely brilliant, amazing, really insightful, engaging and igniting, all of it!

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