Group Supervisor Training Part 1

Transitioning from Individual to Group Supervisor

Dr Alison Strasser & Adam McLean

This Foundation Course is over 3 days and comprises theory and knowledge building.

If you are a qualified supervisor seeking to transition your skills and experience in individual supervision to those required for supervising in a group format, this course is for you. The main focus of the training is the unfolding of the group supervisor role. This encompasses learning the tasks of a group supervisor and bringing to your awareness the complexity of the group supervision process. You will be encouraged to experiment and to develop your personal style as a group supervisor. The module will encompass:

  • Safety and contracting
  • Boundaries within the group
  • Disclosure and trust
  • Feedback process
  • Group Dynamics and Systems
  • Roles within the group
  • Leadership style and influencers
  • Tasks of the Supervisor
  • Types of group supervision
  • Creative supervision

About the Presenters:
Alison Strasser DProf (Psychotherapy & Counselling), MA, BA Hons
Alison is a practising psychotherapist, coach and supervisor. She is also an educator with a passion for imparting how existential themes can be integrated into every therapeutic approach. She was instrumental in creating the existential curriculum for many counselling and psychotherapy trainings in Australia and her doctorate focused on the process of supervision, work that led to a framework for supervisor training, now a major component of CEP’s annual program.

Adam McLean M Counselling, Grad Dip Psych/Couns, BCHC, BN
Adam is a clinical psychotherapist, supervisor, educator and trainer with over 30 years experience and a continuing interest in the human capacity for opening up to the possibilities in life. He is recognised as a leading group therapist and supervisor and provides training in both areas. In addition to leading groups, Adam has developed a group leadership training program that is underpinned by Yalom’s process approach.


CPD Hours: 

This event counts as 18 hours of category A CPD for PACFA’s membership renewal requirements

For full details regarding the event please go to the website.


07/02/2019 - 09/02/2019
9:30 am - 4:30 pm

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