For counselling and psychotherapy training and supervision in the North West.
At Cathy McQuaid Therapy and Training Consultancy we value professionalism, integrity and trustworthiness alongside a passion for training standards and research. We hope you find something of interest on the site, if you have any specific questions please contact us using the contact page.
*** NEW *** Supervision / Training Groups in Liverpool starting in 2017
There are a number of new groups starting soon please contact Cathy for more information.
Supervision for Trainees
This monthly group is for counselling and psychotherapy trainees who are looking for supervision of their a clinical practice whether this is in a private setting or in a placement. Trainees at any stage of training are welcome.
Exam / Accreditation Preparation
This monthly group is for trainees post core training seeking exam preparation and for Diploma qualified colleagues seeking accreditation and professional development as a counsellor or psychotherapist.
This monthly group is for anyone interested in their professional development as a counsellor or psychotherapist. The groups will be participant led with a mixture of training and supervision with themes for each workshop as chosen by the members.
Training for Trainers
This quarterly group is for PTSTAs or CTAs who are thinking of completed the TEW, the group will focus on developing the necessary knowledge and skills to be an effective trainer and supervisor.
Thinking of Training to become a Counsellor or Psychotherapist? Are you considering in undertaking counselling or psychotherapy training? Would you like to know what to look for in a training course? Would you like to know about how the training may impact on you and your personal relationships? If so then Cathy's forthcoming workshop may be of interest click here for more information
Evaluating Your Private Practice – How do you know that what you offer your clients actually works? This two-day workshop will introduce you to some basic techniques which will help you to evaluate you private practice click here for more information.
Looking for Cathy's book 'What You Really Need to Know About Counselling and Psychotherapy Training' click here for more information.
Supervision is essential and can help you to enhance and develop your ethical and professional and/or clinical practice.
Thinking of training to be a counsellor or psychotherapist? Is the trainign really for you? Do you know what it all entails?
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We have a number of continuing professional development courses for trainee and qualified counsellors, psychotherapists and other mental health professionals.
Research is necessary for us to demonstrate our efficacy and effectiveness. If you are not sure what to do or how to evaluate your practice or to undertake research Cathy can provide tutorials or training sessions to help you get started.
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