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Group Supervision and Development

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Why Supervision?

Group supervision is a collaborative experience, which can be positive and motivating, helping you to expand your professional capacities. It can be a great opportunity to broaden your circle of ‘work colleagues’ (which, as a hypnotherapist, is often just yourself)… It also gives you an opportunity to talk to others about your experiences and get the benefit of their learning and practice too.

It can help you explore what and why you did what you did, the underlying theory, the real-world practice and alternative approaches as well as ethical dilemmas. It really is a great way of keeping professionally-healthy yourself, as well as getting a deeper understanding of how to react and respond to your clients, what works and doesn’t work for you and how you can develop and expand both your practice and your business. As most hypnotherapists are also business owners, group supervision can include discussing all things business, including marketing and self-promotion and what aspects of CPD has worked well for others.

Benefits and advantages of group supervision:

  • A diversity of opinion and breadth of feedback
  • Increased sense of support from others who have similar concerns
  • Growth of understanding from challenges others are experiencing
  • Reduces professional isolation
  • Increased self-awareness and confidence in ability to act in practice

What Is Supervision?

Group supervision is:

  • Focused on professional growth, development and practice improvement, in the context of professional practice
  • A reflection on work, with opportunities to present cases (anonymised) and discuss them
  • Pooling of skills and knowledge to improve individual and group capabilities
  • A safe environment to discuss problems and limitations without criticism

Group supervision is not:

  • Monitoring work performance
  • A cheaper alternative to individual supervision
  • A form of personal therapy
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About Your Supervisor

Dr Kate Beaven-Marks is an experienced clinical supervisor, and Approved Supervisor with the General Hypnotherapy Register (GHR) and British Society of Clinical Hypnosis (BSCH), with skills in both individual and group supervision, Kate is a highly qualified and diversely experienced clinical hypnotist and hypnotherapist, with extensive specialist training including medical hypnosis, NLP, REBT, H-CBT, EMDR, IEMT, addictions and trauma. Her skills and knowledge are supported by six years of research into hypnotherapy teaching and learning for her Doctorate, together with Masters degrees in Psychology and Health Management.

Kate teaches with HypnoTC, both on the practitioner training and CPD. In addition, using her extensive research knowledge and skills, Kate lectures on research topics in a London University, supervising and examining MSc. Degree research students. She has therapy practices in West London and East London, and also works with a London teaching hospital, providing training for medical staff and also using hypnotherapy with in-patients and day cases. 

With a keen interest in raising standards within the profession, she is a member of the Hypnotherapy Profession Specific Board with the voluntary regulator, the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) and is also Chair of the British Society of Clinical Hypnosis (BSCH). In addition, she writes articles for prominent publications, and regularly speaks at both national and international conferences.

Dr Kate Beaven-Marks

Upcoming Dates

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Sessions are held on Wednesday evenings, from 6:30 to 8:30pm.

The cost is £30 per person, payable in advance via PayPal.

Group Hypnotherapy Supervision

Forthcoming Dates:

25 January 2023  |  22 February 2023  |  22 March 2023  |  19 April 2023  |  17 May 2023

Please contact kate@hypnotc.com to book your place.

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*Please read the ‘eligiblity’ section above before booking your place.

Online Group Supervision and Development meetings are conducted via Zoom. For this, you will need a phone or PC with Zoom installed, together with video and audio. All online group members are expected to be connected via video. Meetings will not be video/ audio recorded. There is a minimum group size of 4 and a maximum group size of 12. An attendance certificate will be provided. These supervision meetings are only for qualified hypnotherapists, or students near to the end of their training. 

For further information about these group supervision sessions, please contact Kate directly.

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