MFT supervision

I currently have 1 opening to supervise a Marriage and Family Therapist Associate

Please contact me if you are interested in receiving supervision

Embracing the Honor

Embarking on the journey of supervising students and associates in the field of Marriage and Family Therapy is not just a professional duty – it's an honor that I wholeheartedly embrace. As a seasoned therapist, the opportunity to guide and contribute to the development of the next generation of Marriage and Family Therapists is a privilege that fills me with excitement and a profound sense of responsibility. 

I would love to share some of the many reasons why I consider supervision an honor, and why the prospect of working together ignites my enthusiasm.

Sharing the Torch of Knowledge: Supervision allows us to share the wealth of knowledge and experience we have accumulated over years of practice. It's a chance to not only discuss theoretical concepts but to also tap into the practical wisdom gained from our experiences.

Fostering Growth and Development: Witnessing the growth and development of therapists is a rewarding aspect of supervision. I hope you experience an atmosphere of warmth, collaboration, and growth as you experience more confidence and security in your role as a therapist.

Shaping the Future of Marriage and Family Therapy: Each student and associate I supervise represents a contribution to the future of Marriage and Family Therapy. By investing time and energy in your education, I play a role in shaping the landscape of the profession, influencing the quality of therapeutic services that families and couples will receive in the years to come. 

Nurturing Passion and Dedication: Working with associates and interns allows me to ignite and nurture the passion and dedication that drew them to the field. It's an opportunity to fuel the fire of enthusiasm, reminding them of the profound impact they can have on the lives of individuals and families through their chosen path. 

Learning Through Teaching: The supervisory role is not just about imparting knowledge; it's also about learning. Engaging with students challenges me to stay current with research, emerging theories, and evolving best practices, fostering a reciprocal exchange of insights and ideas.

Contributing to a Supportive Community: Supervision helps build a sense of community within the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. It's about creating a supportive environment where individuals feel encouraged to explore, question, and refine their therapeutic approaches, fostering a culture of continuous learning.

Celebrating Successes, Navigating Challenges: In the journey of supervision, there's a shared joy in celebrating successes and a collective determination in navigating challenges. It's a collaborative effort where both supervisor and intern learn and grow together, creating a bond that extends beyond the confines of the educational setting.

Leaving a Lasting Legacy: Through supervision, I have the opportunity to contribute to a lasting legacy. As interns go on to impact the lives of their own clients, the guidance and knowledge imparted during supervision become an enduring part of the therapeutic process, creating a ripple effect that extends far beyond the immediate mentorship.

The honor of supervising students and associates in Marriage and Family Therapy is deeply rooted in the recognition of the impact this journey has on the future of the profession. It's a commitment to excellence, a celebration of passion, and a collaborative endeavor that enriches both the supervisor and the student. I am genuinely excited to embark on this shared path, eager to witness the transformative journey that lies ahead for each aspiring marriage and family therapist under my guidance. 

I am honored to be a Certified Supervisor through the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). For me, it indicates a commitment to high standards and adherence to the highest ethical guidelines set by the association. Here are the benefits of receiving MFT supervision from a certified AAMFT supervisor:

Expertise in Marriage and Family Therapy: AAMFT-certified supervisors have a deep understanding of the principles and practices specific to Marriage and Family Therapy. Their certification demonstrates advanced knowledge and expertise in the field, providing supervisees with a rich source of guidance and mentorship.

Adherence to Professional Standards: AAMFT-certified supervisors adhere to the ethical and professional standards established by the AAMFT. This ensures that supervision is conducted with a commitment to the highest level of integrity, transparency, and accountability.

In-Depth Understanding of Systemic Therapy: Marriage and Family Therapy is rooted in systemic thinking, considering the individual within the context of their relationships and family systems. A certified supervisor through AAMFT is well-versed in systemic approaches, offering valuable insights and guidance in working with couples and families.

Support for Clinical Competence: A certified supervisor is dedicated to supporting the development of clinical competence in the supervisee. This includes helping the therapist enhance their assessment skills, intervention strategies, and overall therapeutic effectiveness.

Feedback and Reflective Practice: AAMFT-certified supervisors provide constructive feedback and encourage reflective practice. They help therapists explore their own biases, assumptions, and countertransference, fostering self-awareness and growth.

Navigating Ethical Challenges: Marriage and Family Therapy often involves complex ethical considerations, especially when working with multiple individuals in a family system. A certified supervisor assists therapists in navigating ethical dilemmas and making sound, ethical decisions in their practice.

Preparation for Licensure: For therapists working towards licensure as Marriage and Family Therapists, supervision with an AAMFT-certified supervisor often fulfills the supervision requirements set by licensing boards. This ensures that supervisees are well-prepared for licensure examinations and the responsibilities of independent practice.

Networking and Professional Development: Supervision with an AAMFT-certified supervisor provides opportunities for networking and professional development within the broader Marriage and Family Therapy community. This exposure can be beneficial for staying current with research, best practices, and emerging trends in the field.

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