Clinical Supervision

Supervision is an important part of a therapists practice and ongoing supervision is often required by Counselling and Psychotherapy organisations such as the BACP, UKCP and NCS. I can offer fortnightly or monthly supervision, 1-2-1 or group work. I work to the Seven-Eyed Supervision model, developed by Peter Hawkins and Robin Shohet.

My personal client work involves me working closely with LGBTQ+ communities, something I am passionate about. Meaning I also offer a safe space for queer therapists to explore their LGBTQ+ client work. 

 

Supervision can help:  

  • Ensure that therapists are working safely and ethically.

  • Give therapists a safe space to reflect on their work.

  • Help therapists build on their knowledge, understanding and expertise.

  • Help therapists understand the impact their client work is having on them and their work. 

  • Help support therapists personal growth, development and self-care. 

For information about me and what is on offer see below.

To get in touch, ask a question or for bookings please use the contact form below, or send me an email directly via the link below. 

Supervision Options

1-2-1 Online Supervision

I offer 1-2-1 supervision, this is usually 1 hour fortnightly or 1.5 hours monthly, depending on your preference however I can be flexible.

 

The Supervision I can offer usually runs on Fridays, online via Zoom or face to face in Swindon. 

 

One to one supervision is priced at £50.00 for one hour or £75.00 for one and a half hours. 

About Me and Why Pick me as a Supervisor?:
Thomas Smithson, MA, Dip.Couns, (MBACP)
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I can offer a supportive, kind, non-judgemental space to help you explore your therapeutic work. I am relaxed, fun, yet professional. I have extensive experience with a wide range of clients, having worked with both adults and young people. I am a qualified supervisor with a diploma in supervision.

 

I have been working in private practice since 2018 and worked for several agencies as a therapist including Place 2 Be, St Christopher’s Hospice and METRO charity. I currently volunteer as a supervisor for Willows in Swindon and am a Counselling Tutor for level 2 and 3 students. 

Much of my work is with members of the LGBTQIA+ communities, being queer myself this is something I am incredibly passionate about. I am also neurodiverse and embrace my different way of thinking and use it to better my clinical and supervision work. 

Contact and Book

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What People Say

Tom has been a fantastic supervisor for me, making me feel comfortable to be myself. He is professional and yet incredibly easy to talk to and makes supervision pleasurable.

 

I always feel challenged in my thinking and ways of working best for my clients, and yet reassured of my skills as a counsellor.  He shows great knowledge in the theory and helps me to look at different ways of working.  I would happily recommend him as a supervisor.

Tom creates a supportive relationship where I have space to analyse my work in a safe environment. 

In the short time we’ve worked together, I’ve become more confident in my practice through his guidance. 

I look forward to a long supervision relationship with Tom that is engaging and challenging in equal measure. 

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