Course information


Provider: IICP Education and Training

Address: Killinarden Enterprise Park, Killinarden, Tallaght, Dublin 24


Contact: Marcella Finnerty

Title: Course Director


Telephone: 01 260 0805 / 086 260 9989

Category C : Courses leading to a professional or academic qualification (NFQ level 6 and higher)

Supervision in some form is viewed as a key component of many professions in the provision of support to practitioners, enhancement of ongoing learning, and, to a greater or lesser degree, it offers some protection to the public. This course is intended for people from a variety of disciplines who are intending, beginning or already practising supervisors. It is designed to enable individuals to extend their understanding and knowledge of supervision, incorporating theoretical input with opportunities for group discussion and experiential exercises.

  • Definitions and purpose of supervision.
  • Models of the supervisory process will be explored including those of Page and Wosket and Hawkins and Shohet.
  • Learning styles.
  • Consideration of the training development and supervisory needs of supervisors. 
  • Opportunities to role-play in triads as supervisor, supervisee and observer, using participants’ own case work.
  • Exploration of transference, counter-transference and the parallel process.
  • Reflection on the similarities and differences of supervision in a one-to-one, group or organisational context.
  • Consideration of multicultural, ethical and professional issues
Target Group

This course will be of interest to professionals who work in an integrative manner. It will be of particular interest to counsellors, psychotherapists, guidance counsellors, psychologists, healthcare professionals, probation officers, social services personnel, managers, and all who supervise the work of others in the helping professions.

Entry Requirement

No entry requirements.

Selection Procedure

See the course website for details

IICP Professional Diploma in Integrative Supervision This course has meets the supervision accreditation criteria for IACP/IAHIP
Attendance at all training days is necessary to qualify for the award.
Institute of Integrative Counselling and Psychotherapy

This course has been organised in response to those seeking professional training and qualifications in therapeutic supervision.

Dates / Availability
Starts in September each year
Killinarden Enterprise Park, Dublin 24
Application form from contacts or online.
€1,950 – Places are limited and allocated on a first come first served basis following interview. App Fee: €75.00 (non-refundable)