The Certificate / Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy in Supervision has two facilitators who are highly qualified and have extensive experience in counselling, psychotherapy and supervision within a wide range of different contexts. Both trainers have excellent group facilitation skills with many years’ experience training counselling and psychotherapy supervisors.
Caroline is the founder of Suparna and is a BACP registered and accredited counsellor and psychotherapist and an experienced supervisor and trainer. She has over 17 years’ experience as a counsellor of young people and adults within a variety of settings including primary, secondary, further and higher education, the NHS, Occupational Health, voluntary services and in private practice. She has been practising as a supervisor for over 11 years with individuals and groups of trainees and experienced counsellors. Caroline has over 21 years of teaching experience in Further and Higher Education and is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy. For over 13 years she taught at York St John University where she was the course director for the supervision training programme. She has been working part-time for the BACP since 2014, working on curriculum development within the Professional Standards department. She has an MA in Psychological Therapies and a Postgraduate Certificate in Counselling Supervision. She has undertaken research into 'The Impact of Dual Relationships in Counselling Supervision' and co-authored the book ‘Getting the Most from Supervision: a guide for counsellors and psychotherapists’ (2013, Palgrave). Caroline is currently involved in a collaborative research project which is exploring the impact of counselling supervision on counsellor well-being and efficacy.
Jill is a BACP registered and senior accredited counsellor, a UKCP registered psychotherapist and BPA registered supervisor. She has been a practising counsellor and psychotherapist since 1991, working mainly in primary care, further and higher education and private practice. She has over 20 years' experience as a supervisor, working with trainee and more experienced therapists, both 1-1 and in groups, in a wide variety of practice settings. She is an experienced trainer and worked as a part-time senior lecture at York St John University for many years. She is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy.