Since the publication of the Supervision of Counselling and Psychotherapy Handbook: A Handbook for Canadian Certified Supervisors and Applicants, updates to some sections have been required. Click here for the Update/Errata Sheet.
This Handbook is designed to support supervisors and their supervisees as they develop a positive working relationship that is simultaneously collegial, informative, timely, helpful, and developmental. Throughout this document you will find:
- Supervision requirements of regulatory colleges
- Roles and responsibilities of supervisors and supervisees
- Challenges in supervisory relationships
- Models and methods of supervision
- Legal and ethical issues in supervision
- Competency-based evaluation techniques
- Forms, templates, and supportive websites
Co-authors: Dr.Blythe Shepard & Lorna Martin
Blythe Shepard is a Professor in the counselling psychology program at the University of Lethbridge. Blythe received her doctorate in educational psychology with a specialty in counselling psychology from the University of Victoria in 2002 where she continued as a faculty member and graduate advisor until 2008 in the Department of Educational Psychology and Leadership Studies. Blythe continues to advocate for the counselling and psychotherapy profession and the people it serves. Blythe is the current President-elect of CCPA.
Lorna Martin is a former provincial government consultant for Manitoba Education. Her academic background is in educational psychology and counselling with a doctoral focus on assessment practices for the counselling and psychotherapy profession. Lorna has worked with government since 1995 on initiatives related to program development and implementation, assessment and evaluation, counsellor education, and support services. Lorna is the current President of CCPA.
Shepard, B., & Martin, L. (2012). The supervision of counselling and psychotherapy handbook: A handbook for Canadian certified supervisors and applicants. Ottawa, ON:
Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.