Certificate in Clinical and Training Supervision

An 11-day Intensive in clinical supervision with particular attention to supervising those still in training. Working within an integrative theoretical frame this training integrates supervision of generic practice with that of psychosexual and relationship therapy.

11 days – Online, via Zoom

Due to overcommitted diaries we have decided to shelve this course for a year.  We apologise for any disappointment this may cause.

NCP: 78 hours CPD

“Supervision is an opportunity to bring someone back to their own mind, to show them how good they can be.”  Nancy Kline

Facilitated by two Master practitioners, Judi Keshet-Orr, Bernd Leygraf and occasional specialist guest speakers. It is entirely run on an electronic platform, hence it is open to mental health practitioners across the globe.
This innovative training will include supervision o psychosexual, couples and relationship work in addition to generic issues.

Times will be 9.30-16.30 hrs and a 3000 word essay needs to be successfully completed towards the end of the training.

The hours for CPD are in excess of 78 hrs – the required hours for COSRT accreditation as supervisors

Please complete the your application form via this link: application form


Judi Keshet-Orr, Bernd Leygraf, Barry Gower

(Click on the names for more information about the tutors)


All teaching days are 9.30 to 16.30 hrs and via Zoom (invitations will be sent ahead of time).

The taught programme takes place over 10 Mondays in 2022 (last Monday of each month, with seasonal breaks) and 1 Sunday.

Due to overcommitted diaries we have decided to shelve this course for a year.  We apologise for any disappointment this may cause.


£ 1390.00 Payable by one deposit of £100 (to reserve your place), plus 10 instalments of £129.00 a month.


Online, via Zoom

Full Course Content

The training will be delivered online, using Zoom as the platform.
Each day includes:

  • didactic teaching input
  • supervisory skills training
  • plenary discussions

Trainees are expected to bring their own clinical material and throughout the year will learn how to integrate both supportive and evaluative functions into their supervision work and to balance over and under nurturing.

Course Content

  • A Developmental model of supervision
  • Generic supervision vs Psychosexual Relationship Therapy supervision
  • Clinical vs Training supervision
  • Working with an organisation vs sole practitioner
  • Competences
  • Competence vs pseudo competence (Clarkson 2010)
  • Over nurturing vs under nurturing (Ridley 1998)
  • Boundaries/ethical principles
  • Modalities (from psychoanalytic to Gestalt to behavioural-systemic)
  • Kagan Interpersonal Process Recall
  • Legal, ethical, inclusivity principles within your supervisory practice
  • Group and individual supervision
  • Consultancy
  • Sex, gender and supervising working with “other”

3000 word essay will be submitted towards the end of the training. Students will also be assessed on the following:

The ability to attend to

  • The contractual relationship (establishing time, date, frequency, fees)
  • The therapeutic alliance (as in therapy, collaboration, relational availability)
  • Monitoring good practice (law, ethics, fitness to practice)
  • Transferential issues (incl parallel process)
  • Organisational impact (accrediting bodies, reporting relationships, NHS etc, systems)
  • Law, ethics and equality issues (MoU2, Equalities Act, law, clean practice)


After successfully ending the training students will be awarded a certificate from LDPRT and NAOS Institute.


The course will provide  78  CPD hours, underwritten by NCP

Bernd Leygraf: 07414 681 553
Or email info@naos-institute.com

Course application form
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