Suparna Counselling and Psychotherapy Supervision Training Courses & CPD in North Yorkshire

The Certificate / Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervision - next course starting 12th January 2019 in Harrogate

The Certificate / Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervision offers a comprehensive supervision training course for experienced counsellors and psychotherapists to develop and attain the knowledge and skills that are necessary to practice as effective, ethical and competent supervisors.

The course is underpinned by the UCL Supervision Competence Framework[1] and the BACP Supervision Training Curriculum[2]

The course comprises of 14 taught sessions over 7 weekends between January and June 2019, with a final assessments taking place in September 2019 and March 2020 (pathway dependant).

The dates for the 2019 course are:

Saturday 12th and Sunday 13th January 2019
26/27 January
23/24 February
23/24 March
27/28 April
18/19 May
15/16 June

Final assessment hand-in date for the Certificate pathway: Saturday 7th September 2019

Final assessment hand-in date for the Diploma pathway: Saturday 7th March 2020

Students are required to undertake supervision practice hours with their own supervisees in-between the course sessions and to engage in supervision consultancy with a Suparna approved supervisor. The number of hours of supervision practice that are required is dependent upon the pathway taken i.e. Certificate or Diploma. Please open the Course Document below for further details.

Who is this course for?

The Suparna Certificate / Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy Supervision is for experienced counsellors and psychotherapists who are currently in practice and who wish to enhance their skills by supervising other practitioners. Applicants for the course will need to have been qualified for at least three years and will have completed at least 450 hours of counselling/psychotherapy practice. The course is well suited to therapists who are either new to supervision or who have already been providing supervision but who wish to further develop their practice.

Where will this course take place?

The course has previously taken place at a therapy centre in central Harrogate, within 3 minutes walk of the bus and train station and with plenty of pay and display parking facilities nearby. The location for the course in 2018 will depend on student numbers and so this is to be confirmed.

Please click here to open the Course Document for further information


Here is some of the feedback that we have received from our past students:

‘I felt this was a quality course throughout’

‘Clear and thorough explanations of concepts of supervision, its challenges, different applications and levels of responsibility’

‘The course has met my expectations, and exceeded them. You have introduced me to the breadth and depth of supervision issues, considerations and practice. I enjoyed the mix of theory and practice’

‘I feel that the course has prepared me to become a counselling supervisor. It has been very informative, with fantastic knowledge and experience from the trainers. I also feel the course is very credible’

‘Supervision of supervision was an excellent way to share learning experience with tutors and peers. I learned so much from this because there were so many perspectives on offer’

‘Always feel that support and access to tutors is there if needed’

‘Thank you. I really felt to be taught by very knowledgeable, kind and helpful people who attended to my questions, facilitated my learning and respected my understandings’

[1] Roth, A. & Pilling, S. (2007) ‘A competence framework for the supervision of psychological therapies’

[2] BACP (2014) Counselling Supervision Training Curriculum

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