Diploma in Clinical Supervision

A comprehensive course for qualified therapists to train as clinical supervisors.

Is the Diploma in Clinical Supervision right for me?

If you are a qualified therapist, a Diploma in Clinical Supervision could be the next step in your career. Are you looking to:

  • Learn a range of supervision models and concepts and how to apply them to practice?
  • Make the leap and transform from therapist to supervisor?
  • Experience high-quality training to equip you with the skills and confidence to supervise people in the helping professions?
  • Become adept at working with groups and individuals? 
  • Study at the weekends and online?

Our new Diploma in Clinical Supervision provides all the above, and more. 

How to enrol

There is an enrolment fee of £50, which includes processing your enrolment form and a one-to-one interview with a member of the Training School.

January 2022

September 2022 – Booking not yet available

Course Details

The training includes:

  • An overview of supervision theory and models.
  • Regular opportunities to practise in triads.
  • Feedback and reflection on learning.
  • Group discussion and opportunities to network with your peers.
  • Consolidation sessions at the end of each weekend to reflect on learnings and explore how to actively apply them in student’s work.

Each weekend explores key themes in supervision, including:

  • Weekend 1: Introductions and models of supervision. 
  • Weekend 2: Understanding therapist development and how to adapt your supervision style to help supervisees learn.
  • Weekend 3: Contracting and ethical dilemmas.
  • Weekend 4: Reflection, presenting client work, and giving feedback.
  • Weekend 5: Groupwork and unconscious processes.
  • Weekend 6: Assessment, recognising limitations, and exploring issues of power and authority.
  • Weekend 7: Organisational standards and working with both trainees and qualified therapists.
  • Weekend 8: Supervising short-term counselling and open-ended therapy and live assessment.
  • Weekend 9: Supervising different counselling modalities – and creative approaches to supervision.
  • Weekend 10: Working with endings.

PLEASE NOTE: All training and interview workshops are currently online, to ensure the safety of students and staff. The Training School will return to face to face as soon as possible, following the guidance from the UK Government, Public Health England the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).


Further Information

For further information, please email please contact our Training Administrator Dan Smith on [email protected] or call 020 8673 4545.