Clinical Supervision

We are pleased to be able to offer clinical supervision to therapists, counsellors and professionals working with children ,teens and their familes. Creating a safe, compassionate, restorative space, so the interplay within the relationships can be seen and felt at a pace that is intentional to the needs of the client and/or supervisee own process.

Individual Clinical Supervision

Our supervisors are highly qualified offering a dedicated protected time every month/half term, either online or face to face, depending on your clinical requirements.

Supervision is becoming increasing valuable to those who value a safe, supportive space, where new learning can emerge developing new insights into our work.

At Essere we believe in responding to the emotional communication, as we feel it has an impact on our creative, intuitive exploration within relationships.

Research shows that professionals working in the area of trauma can feel self doubt and incompetent at times, therefore the supervisory relationship is crucial to help us work out the complexities and intricacies felt within our work.

At Essere we welcome all our insecurities and vulnerabilities into a non-judgemental space, as well as the joys our work brings.

We also offer theoretical reflection when needed being in tune with the supervisee's needs, being aware of differing learning styles, so we can grow and replenish our resources ensuring best practice.

Play therapist, psychotherapists, counsellors, psychologists, teachers, nursery managers, and headteachers, have all said they have felt the benefit of supervision.

The experiential way of working brings emotional and relational sensitivity and warmth, as well as a robust ethical and professional commitment to our work.

One headteacher recently said,

" Wellbeing can seem fluffy, but at Essere they aren't fluffy... they are solid, knowledgeable, professional practitioners who deal with difficult and challenging issues head on. They have a deep understanding of trauma and make you feel safe so you are able to explore challenging and often difficult  issues with a feeling of containment and strength."

Group Coaching Supervision

We can also offer reflective coaching supervision sessions with staff teams.  The group sessions enable the group to consider a topic collectively. Our therapists are highly skilled to provide a safe, confidential space where peoples voices can be heard peacefully. The purpose of the sessions is to arrive at a divergent viewpoint, where our therapists gently support this process by helping the group understand why they arrived at that viewpoint, helping them make meaning of their responses. By asking focused questions, people always leave the sessions with a sense of movement and growth, which allows new ways of working to emerge. 

These sessions  can also combine emotional support, training, and time to reflect, and develop the support systems within working establishments. The feedback given by staff who have experienced these sessions has been that they benefit greatly from the sense of togetherness that develops; they learn new skills, feel more able to understand what children are communicating through their behaviours and learn specialist therapeutic approaches/strategies to help children learn to manage their emotions and, therefore, reduce their challenging behaviours.  

Staff feel listened to, can share practice and experiences, gain support, and learn from each other in a protected, predictable space. This results in a feeling of team cohesion and increased confidence in their roles. 

Recently when one of our therapists entered the room, one person smiled and said, " you're like a magician, you see things I didn't even know about myself!"

Essere’s fundamental ethos is to create a relationships with compassion, warmth and acceptance. The gentle challenge within the relationship, also allows movement into areas of new insight and growth, backed up from years of experience in the field of trauma, working with children, teens and adults.

An Inclusion teacher from a busy primary school said,

" I have the freedom to discuss my issues, whilst being gently challenged to look at things deeper and explore my own thoughts and feelings. This has allowed me to openly look at my own actions and produce real solutions.

All my session so far has been virtual. Initially, I thought this would create a barrier, making it harder for me to express myself. However I immediately felt comfortable, and I was able to speak openly. I always look forward to my sessions as I know I will leave them feeling lighter, with more organised thoughts. I would absolutely recommend Essere Therapies, they are tremendous!"

A School based Play Therapist said,

"Supervision has been supportive, reflective and innovative. I’ve felt that both the supervisor's approach and her way of being have really supported me in my practice.

She has balanced clarity and professionalism, with empathy and connection!"


If you would like a free half an hour free consultation, we welcome a conversation with you.