Board Certified Diplomate (BCD) has been in private practice in San Francisco since 1976 and was the Director of Women's Mental Health Services at New Leaf (formerly Operation Concern) for 20 years. She has extensive experience supervising graduate interns, registered trainees and licensed clinicians in private practice and agency settings, using both individual and group formats. She lectures, writes and provides consultation on supervision, Self Psychology theories, relationship dynamics, psychotherapy for lesbians, and issues for people with physical disabilities/chronic illness. She was formerly Adjunct Faculty of numerous Bay Area Graduate Programs.
Are you at a juncture point in your psychotherapy career? Is it time to add something new? Or perhaps you have been supervising for a while now and you are re-evaluating if you want to continue. Review the 5 most common reasons clinicians choose to supervise or not to supervise. Join me in a discussion of the mult-faceted and nuanced topic of clinical superivision.
When supervisees appear to be struggling with their own feeling states or countertransference reactions it is tempting to move into a therapist role which is never the best direction. Although a supervisiory intervention can be and is often therapuetic, the function is different. OK, so what do you do when your supervisee breaks down into tears. View 6 pointers that will help you support your supervisee while ensuring optimal client care. For a more detailed discussion go to www.supervisionCEU.com which provides BBS approved Continuing Education Units for both Supervision and Law/Ethics license requirments.