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Certificate in Supervision for Play and Creative Arts Therapists

Karen O'Neill (Course Director)

This is a Post Qualifying course recognised by Leeds Beckett University.

Successful completion of the course provides exemption from any other CPD activity in 2019 for the Register of Play and Creative Arts Therapists, approved by the Professional Standards Authority under the AR scheme. You will also be on the AR with the title of Certified Supervisor when qualified.

The demand for Play Therapy is rapidly growing due to recognition by the government and others that only by looking after the emotional needs of children can they achieve their potential.  There are now a number of recognised training courses producing Play/Creative Art Therapists who require clinical supervision. However, there is a big shortage of suitably trained Supervisors.


The course is open to those who have at least 300 hrs experience of working with children or adolescents using play/creative art therapy as well as experienced, accredited counsellors/professionals. Participants can come from any theoretical background or clinical setting. The course is designed to give an in-depth knowledge and understanding of general supervision principles applicable for clinical practitioners and how to use the creative arts to facilitate this process. The course, which is to a large extent skill based, has been designed over 7 days plus one follow-up day to:

  • Develop the core skills of supervision
  • Integrate theory with practice
  • Practice supervision skills and receive feedback
  • Provide personal development as a professional and as a human being
  • Acquire the skills to become an effective communicator and manager as a supervisor
  • Exploration of the therapeutic relationship through sand play and other creative arts

The course programme will include:

  • The process model of supervision
  • Ethical issues
  • Trans cultural issues
  • Expansion of personal creativity
  • Specific skills as a play therapy/creative arts supervisor
  • Skills of individual and group supervision
  • The developmental stages of supervision
  • Live sessions with feed back

The certification process for this course is carried out by PTUK, reg. No.4096707 on behalf of APAC and PTI for CPD credits. At the time of qualification, you will go onto the PSA Register:  under the title of Certified Supervisor of Play and Creative Arts Therapists. It will provide objective evidence of your capabilities for employers and you will gain a nationally and internationally recognised qualification.


The Supervision course will be held over seven days plus one day follow up for presenting your case study

Venue:             Ungasan Bay View Hotel & Convention Bali, Indonesia

Course fee:       SGD $ 1,990 or SGD $ 1.890 if payment received by 30th June 2019 (Membership of PTUK/PTI is required to attend this course) 

Date:                22th – 29th September 2019 (there will be no class on 26th September 2019)

Follow up Day: TBA

The course will run from 09.00 – 17.00 each day.

Dates and prices are correct at the time of printing but may be subject to change so please check with the office

On +628176028863 (whatsapp) before booking.


  • Extend your counselling, therapeutic and practical skills to enable you to carry out clinical supervision

The course aims to provide participants already experienced in working with children and adolescents with additional skills and with an internationally recognised qualification. It will:

  • Enable you to carry out supervision with individuals and groups
  • Prepare you for line management of play/creative therapy projects including liaison with relevant agencies
  • Give you an understanding of the relevant theory
  • Continue to foster critical awareness of your own process and development


Participants will learn through working with other members of the course about the roles and responsibilities of the supervisory relationship.  The course is to a large extent skill based including presentations on ethics, transcultural issues, the philosophy of supervision Learning will be experiential and collaborative using pair, group work, role-play and case presentations. Homework reading assignments will provide new information and consolidation of material from the experiential work encountered within the weekends.

  Course Facilitators  
Karen O’Neill

PTUK Accredited Play Therapist
PTUK Accredited Clinical Supervisor
Filial Coach/Mentor
MBACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist
DDP Practitioner
Certificate in Education


The Certificate in Supervision will be awarded on the basis of:

  • Completion of a process diary
  • Continuous evaluation of coursework and ability to work with group dynamics
  • Post training viva demonstrating your understanding of the course content and its integration into your own practice
  • Evidence of regular supervision
  • Evidence of a 40-hrs hours of working with supervisees
  • A taped extract from a supervision session, transcribed and annotated to explain the reasons for your interventions.
  • A case study
  • A personal statement of your philosophy of supervision
  • Satisfactory attendance on the course

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