Chapter 8. Making the Most of Supervision

  1. Sharon K. Anderson Ph.D. professor licensed psychologist1 and
  2. Mitchell M. Handelsman Ph.D. APA Congressional Science Fellow president licensed psychologist Professor2

Published Online: 28 JUN 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324303.ch8

Ethics for Psychotherapists and Counselors: A Proactive Approach

Ethics for Psychotherapists and Counselors: A Proactive Approach

How to Cite

Anderson, S. K. and Handelsman, M. M. (2009) Making the Most of Supervision, in Ethics for Psychotherapists and Counselors: A Proactive Approach, Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324303.ch8

Author Information

  1. 1

    Colorado State University, USA

  2. 2

    University of Colorado Denver, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 28 JUN 2010
  2. Published Print: 3 JUL 2009

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405177672

Online ISBN: 9781444324303

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Keywords:

  • making the most of supervision;
  • line between therapy and supervision - just one of complexities of supervision;
  • supervisory relationship - provoking acute acculturation stress for supervisors and supervisees;
  • supervision, a professional necessity - service to the profession;
  • ethical complexity of supervision - technical competence of supervisor;
  • supervision - the good, the bad, and the beautiful;
  • what facts would need to change for your reactions - acculturation strategies, being different;
  • therapy-like feel of supervision - boundary issues and beyond;
  • professional literature - relationship between supervisor and supervisee, crucial part of supervision;
  • informed consent and supervision

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Nature of Supervision

  • Food for Thought: Authority Figuring

  • The Ethical Complexity of Supervision

  • Journal Entry: Acculturation to Supervision – the Good, the Bad, and the Beautiful

  • Food for Thought: Your Favorite Student

  • Food for Thought: Your Favorite Supervisor

  • Food for Thought: Therapy or Supervision?

  • Food for Thought: Boundaries

  • Making the Most of Supervision

  • Food for Thought: Informed Consent and Supervision

  • A Word about Consultation

  • Green Flag: Beneficial Boundary Bolstering