The Therapeutic Alliance in Group Supervision (York)

    The Institute of Group Analysis in association with York Groupwork Ltd presents:

    The Therapeutic Alliance in Group Supervision

    Continuing Professional Development

    Saturday 12th April 2014 - 9.45am – 4:30pm

    Convenor: Margaret Smith

    St Bede's Pastoral Centre
    21 Blossom Street
    YO24 1AQ

    This course is for all those who supervise in groups or who are interested in developing their understanding of group supervision

    Themes for the day will include:

    • Research into the impact of the supervisory relationship
    • Working with attachment issues in groups and in group supervision
    • The impact of the supervisor’s attachment style on the supervision group
    • Attachment styles and the supervision group matrix

    Aims for the day

    • To provide an opportunity for supervisors to think how they work with supervisees with differing needs in a group
    • To creatively enhance capacity for working with attachment issues in supervision groups


    9:45am     Arrival and Registration
    10:00am   Welcome and Introduction
    10:20am   The therapeutic alliance in group supervision
    11:30am    Refreshment Break
    12:00pm   Small group discussion
    1:00pm      Lunch
    1:45pm     Small group exercise
    2:15pm     Small group discussion
    3:15pm     Refreshment Break
    3:30pm     Median Group

    4:30pm     Close

    Margaret Smith is a Group Analyst and Psychodynamic Psychotherapist.  She worked as a Staff Support Manager providing Staff Counselling, Post Trauma Support, Mediation, and Psychotherapy Groups for Staff who work in NHS settings, Consultancy and Supervision within the NHS. She is a member of BAPPS. She currently works independently offering individual and group therapy, supervision training and organizational consultancy.

    Fee: £95 (£85 IGA Members)

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