High quality clinical supervision is fundamental to effective practice as a mental health worker and is a professional requirement of the majority of talking therapists.
Alan is an experienced supervisor of mental health professionals, qualified to British Psychological Society standards to provide supervision to individuals and groups of mental health workers of all kinds. Alan offers a collegiate, supportive and reflective space to individuals and groups looking to develop and grow in their professional practice.
Alan has considerable experience in providing supervision to the following professional groups:
Psychiatrists, psychologists, trainee psychologists, psychotherapists, RMNs, nurse assistants, carers and occupational therapists.
Alan offers reasonable rates with discounts for trainee and student therapists.
Please contact him to discuss your needs and ask any questions you may have.
As a highly experienced and specialist Clinical Psychologist working within medical settings Alan frequently provides consultation to healthcare staff and multi-disciplinary teams about the psychological principles of care of patients with physical health needs. He offers an array of teaching and training in the application of psychological principles to improve health care. Examples include the application of cognitive-behavioural theory to healthcare settings, the role of developing personal resilience in promoting patient recovery and communication skills training at all levels of patient contact.
Alan also offers team supervision and crisis support such as critical incident debriefing for teams looking for external, neutral and unbiased input.
Furthermore, as a psychologist expert in team dynamics and change management Alan offers bespoke teaching, consultation and supervision packages to help improve team functioning, resilience, mindful working and adjusting to change.
Following consultation and training with Alan teams regularly report improved communication, improved and shared understanding of the importance of psychological issues in improving outcomes and client experience, renewed enthusiasm for working with "hard-to-treat" groups and improved morale. Many also report personal growth and development as a result of new skills and the opportunity to reflect on their practice.
If this sounds helpful for your team or practice then please do not hesitate to contact Alan for further information