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Clinical Supervision

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There will be new clinical supervisors added over the coming months. Fill out the short form below and we will inform you when there is an update! 

Professional Online Clinical Supervision

Clinical supervision and consultation are pillars of the helping professions. Our clinical supervisors are seasoned, experienced practitioners trained at a masters and doctorate level. They are licensed or registered in their respective locations. Receive individual or group clinical supervision tailored to interests and practice specialties.

Meet Our Clinical Supervisors

Ron Hallman, PhD

Dr. Matt Glowiak

Dr. Amber Lange​

Victoria E. Kress, PhD

Dr. Sarah Stewart-Spencer

Booking Clinical Supervision in 5 Easy Steps

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Preliminary questions

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Confirmation

The Value of Clinical Supervision

Clinical Supervision is a valuable part of counsellor development because it provides the perfect bridge between theory and practice. All the academic knowledge obtained in your master’s program becomes even more useful to you and ultimately more supportive for your clients with an experienced clinical supervisor on your side! The value of a supervisory relationship is built on the clinical supervisor’s years of experience in the field actively practicing with a variety of clients. Combine that experience with the supervisor’s ability to connect with neophyte counsellors and you have the foundation for a successful career for any beginning counsellor! Supervision is the next right step in developing your professional career as a therapist.

The Benefits of Clinical Supervision

Clinical Supervision has a plethora of benefits for new counsellors! Clinical supervisors provide practical help to the counsellor all the way from the client intake process to termination. They walk alongside you acting as a guide, mentor, partner in research, and an honest, reflective mirror. They bring to the table years of education and experience from which you can personally glean! Supervision is a unique relationship that cannot be replaced by training workshops, classes, or continuing education courses. A clinical supervisor becomes personally invested in you and your success!

The Difference That Clinical Supervision Makes for Skills

A good clinical supervisor will help you reach your highest potential as a counsellor! A counsellor is only as good as the set of tools they have in their therapeutic toolkit. The clinical supervisor can help you identify your strong skills and help you do more of what is working. Likewise, they can also provide insight into the skills where you might need more sharpening. The supervisory relationship can become the safe space that is needed when you require a gentle nudge to leave your therapeutic comfort zone and try something new or innovative.

The Differences That Clinical Supervision Makes for Theory and Case Conceptualization

Have you ever sat with a client and mentally made notes of possible diagnoses, theories, treatment plans, or techniques which might be helpful? A clinical supervisor can help you sort through professional questions and decisions, honing in on nuances that will help you serve your client better. Their valuable experience may illuminate possibilities you have not yet considered while affirming your own instinctive inclinations. Case conceptualization can be more satisfying when you feel more confident in the direction you are heading! A clinical supervisor can walk with you through choosing the right theory to apply to a specific case. They can even help you decide if an integrative approach might be the best fit for a case. Either way, you get the personalized attention you need when designing the best way to help your client!

Why does clinical supervision matter for developing counselors?

Stepping into a new career can be an exciting time! However, even the most adept counsellors may struggle with confidence or feeling like an imposter at times. Clinical supervision matters when these moments occur. The conversations you have with your clinical supervisor are held with one goal in mind—helping you grow into a confident, successful therapist! The clinical supervisor is your safe person who has only your achievement in mind when you need to explore your doubts, confusion, and mistakes.

Why is it important to connect with your clinical supervisor?

Clients are often advised to find a counsellor who fits. The same advice is true for counsellors looking for a clinical supervisor. Connecting with a supervisor should be something you can depend on and look forward to in your schedule! Creating a collaborative bond is important because the supervisor will be speaking truth into your personal and professional life. This relationship has been described as an oasis in the early days of a new counsellor’s career. An oasis is one of the most desired spaces in the desert; the meetings you have with your supervisor should feel like a safe haven where you are free to be authentic and come away feeling nourished.

What's the point in finding a clinical supervisor that fits?

Finding a clinical supervisor who fits is paramount in having a good supervisor experience. With so many clinical supervisors available, it may be tempting to work with the first person you meet. Resist that temptation! Take the appropriate amount of time to find a supervisor with whom you connect properly. Mutual trust and respect are important factors in any meaningful relationship. The supervisory relationship will likely be the most meaningful relationship in your professional career!

How important is the clinical supervisor relationship?

The clinical supervisor relationship is one of the most important professional relationships you will ever have as a counsellor. The clinical supervisor becomes a mentor with a focused goal of helping you develop into the amazing therapist you were meant to be! Years into your career you will still recall the moments and words exchanged in your meetings. The impact of this crucial relationship is meant to be long-lasting, shaping your career for years to come.

Do you have professional experience and want to become a Clinical Supervisor and/or Consultant with PTI?

Ron Hallman, PhD

Psychotherapist

Dr. Ron Hallman is a Registered Psychotherapist in Ontario and has been providing therapy for over 30 years. During this time, he haas worked with adults, couples, families, and adolescents. Ron has helped to treat issues including: marital/relationship issues, depression, anxiety, loss/bereavement, trauma, spirituality, addictions, existential concerns, physical/sexual/emotional abuse, self-esteem, personal growth, and anger.

Dr. Matt Glowiak

Professional Counsellor

Dr. Matt Glowiak is a Licensed Clinical Professional Counsellor, Certified Advanced Alcohol and Other Drug Counsellor, National Certified Counsellor, and professor. He has experience supervising professional Counsellors and field experience students in both clinical private practice and university settings. As a clinician, he has worked with hundreds of clients. Dr. Glowiak had 6 years experience as a private practice partner, owning and serving as clinical director. As a professor, he has taught hundreds of students both in the United States and Canada. Dr. Glowiak’s supervisory style is one that caters to the individual needs of each supervisee as well as the group culture. He is diversely experienced, insightful, humorous, knowledgeable, and down to earth.

Dr. Amber Lange

Counsellor

Dr. Lange has almost 20 years of practice and supervision experience. She owned a business in Michigan that specialized in alcohol and drug treatment as well as couple issues related infidelity and betrayal.

Victoria E. Kress, PhD

Counsellor

Victoria E. Kress, Ph.D., Distinguished Professor, LPCC-S, NCC, CCMHC is the director of the clinical mental health and addictions counselling programs at Youngstown State University, and she is the director of a counselling clinic. She has been a practicing, licensed counsellor for over 25 years. She has experience working on various clinical settings including hospitals, private practice, community mental health, residential, and college counselling centers.

Dr. Sarah Stewart-Spencer

Professional Counsellor - Psychotherapist

Sarah Stewart-Spencer, Ph.D., LPC, LMHC, NCC completed her doctorate in Counsellor Education and Supervision and is a current Licensed Professional Counsellor (in Virginia), a Licensed Mental Health Counsellor (in Florida) and a Nationally Certified Counsellor. She is the Dean of a masters and doctorate counselling program in Canada, Yorkville University. She is the Editor and co-founder of The Humanistic Counsellor. Stewart-Spencer served in a variety of mental health capacities, including psychiatric inpatient, community mental health in emergency services, outpatient treatment, program development, and program consultation. She has presented at a local, regional, state, and national level, as well as, been published on topics of trauma, therapeutic process and supervision. Sarah also holds advanced training in Traumatology, with a certification as a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional and a Hypnotherapist.

She is also the co-editor of a book series, Metaphors and Therapy: Enhancing Clinical Supervision and Education. This teaching guide breaks though ambiguity in counsellor education and training by introducing a variety of metaphors to help instructors and supervisors clearly explain the therapeutic process to new counsellors.

Thanks For Your Interest!

Thank you for your interest in becoming a Clinical Supervisor and/or Consultant with PTI. Fill out the short form below and we will email you information shortly.

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Alicia Mance, LCSW-R

Psychotherapist

 Alicia Mance, LCSW-R, CCTP-II completed her masters program in Social Work in 2011 and is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in New York. She currently operates a private practice providing individual, family and group therapy and offers consultations to area professionals. Mance has been supervising clinicians at behavioral health outpatient programs, serving adults and children, and school based mental health clinics. She is a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional – II and has a special interest in family systems, trauma, attachment and dissociation and is currently pursuing a certificate in Somatic Trauma Therapy. She has 10 years of experience in the field of social work and served as a family therapist and program manager at a residential adolescent substance abuse program and provided crisis intervention for 5 years to children and families.

Roland Boutin, MA

Counsellor - Therapist - Psychotherapist

Roland is an experienced practitioner with over 22 years of dedication in the field of Counselling, Therapy, and Psychotherapy. With an extensive breadth of experience in working with individuals, families, couples, children, and group therapy, Roland can assist you with insight, growth, and development. Roland has worked in both the public and private sectors, and everything in between from residential mental wellness facilities to non-profit organizations.

Peter Hall, PhD

Psychotherapist

Peter Hall, Ph.D., RP, LCT, CCC completed his doctorate in General Psychology and is a current Registered Psychotherapist (in Ontario), a Licensed Counselling Therapist (in New Brunswick) and a Canadian Certified Counsellor. He is past Dean of the largest masters counselling program, and current Vice President Academic at Yorkville University in Canada. He has served in a variety of mental health capacities, including researcher, psychometrist, clinician, program developer, and program consultant. He has presented at the provincial and national levels, and has been published on topics of harm reduction and online counselling and supervision. He holds advanced training and certifications in anger management, anxiety disorders, Choice Theory and Reality Therapy, CBT, Advanced Clinical Supervision, substance abuse and chemical dependency, SMART Recovery, emergency mental health, and intensive tobacco cessation interventions.