Supervision Services



Individual and group supervision workshops and training sessions at the Institute are designed for supervisors wishing to develop an Emotionally Focused approach to individual and group supervision. Scroll down or select an item from the list below to learn more about each of our supervision training workshops.


  • Supervision options include:

  • · Postgraduate Supervision, Level 1
  • · Postgraduate Supervision, Level 2
  • · Supervision Training in Emotionally Focused Work
  • · Individual Supervision





  • Postgraduate Supervision, Level 1



    Group supervision is available for the Institute's students completing the postgraduate programs. Level 1 supervision is available for practitioners who are/have completed the Individual Counselling workshops or equivalent Foundations & Individual Counselling courses. The groups will meet for 10 sessions on a monthly basis for 3 hours. There will be opportunities for intensive sessions to facilitate clinical work. Students must present their clinical work by audio/video as a means to develop skill competency in assessment and interventions.


  • Applications: Postgraduate students wishing to complete their supervision hours in 2017. Practitioners who wish to have group supervision and revise their EF counselling skills are also eligible to apply.
  • Dates: TBA. Scheduled for a Monday/Thursday morning.
  • Costs: $1,150




  • Postgraduate Supervision, Level 2



    Group supervision is available for the Institute's students completing the postgraduate program. Level 2 supervision is available for practitioners who are/have completed the Individual and Advanced Therapy courses. The group will meet for 10 sessions on a monthly basis for 3 hours. There will be opportunities for intensive sessions to facilitate clinical work. Students must present their clinical work by audio/video as a means to develop skill competency in assessment and interventions.


  • Applications: Postgraduate students wishing to complete their supervision hours in 2017. Practitioners who are wishing to revise their EF therapy skills are also eligible to apply.
  • Dates: TBA. Scheduled for a Monday/Thursday morning.
  • Costs: $1,150


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    Supervision Training in Emotionally Focused Work



  • How do you supervise a counsellor or therapist using an Emotionally Focused approach?
  • How do you supervise a new counsellor? An experienced counsellor?
  • How do you begin to assess their work and work with them in a respectful and productive manner?

  • This workshop will provide a conceptual framework for individual supervision to help supervisors develop a safe environment, work with supervisees' ongoing clinical issues and facilitate a supervisee's professional journey. The orientation of the course is Emotionally Focused and is integrative, incorporating systemic ideas, depth psychology, gender theory and adult learning.


  • The workshop will focus on:

  • 1. Supervision: Developing and assessing clinical assessments, exploring options for intervening, delineating the various sub-systems in supervision, working with the supervisee's reactions, verbal and experiential methods in supervision.
  • 2. The Supervisory Process: Starting supervision, clinical versus administrative aspects, in-session process.
  • Participants will have an opportunity to reflect personally and professionally, view demonstrations/supervision tapes, discuss their supervision practice and practise aspects of supervision.


  • Applications: Practitioners who have attended courses and workshops at the Institute.
  • Dates: Friday & Saturday, 17-18 March, 2017
  • Costs: Fee: $395 (plus GST if attending for CPD) Manual: $27.50


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    Individual Supervision



    Some of the trainers provide individual supervision to meet the skills competencies for the postgraduate requirements as well as supervision for ongoing clinical work. It is a requirement that practitioners have completed workshops and courses in Emotionally Focused work at the Institute.


  • Please contact trainers to inquire about their availability.


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