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Keynote and Masterclass Speakers

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Professor Doug Guiffrida

Douglas Guiffrida is Associate Professor of Counseling and Human Development at the University of Rochester, in Rochester NY, USA.  He is an Approved Clinical Supervisor, a Nationally Certified Counselor, and a Licensed Mental Health Counselor. He has nearly 20 years of clinical supervision experience and has taught a doctoral-level class in clinical supervision since 2000.

He is the author of over 30 professional publications, including the book titled “Constructive Clinical Supervision in Counseling and Psychotherapy” (2015; Routledge), which was awarded the 2015 “Publication of the Year Award” by the Association for Counselor Education and Supervision. 

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Dr. Mary Creaner

Dr. Mary Creaner is an Assistant Professor and Research Co-ordinator with the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Director of the M.Sc. in Clinical Supervision, Trinity College Dublin. She is an accredited therapist and clinical supervisor with the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy and a member of the American Psychological Association.

Mary has a particular interest in supervision practice, training and research and is a supervision consultant to statutory and voluntary agencies. Among her publications is the text book, Getting the Best out of Supervision in Counselling and Psychotherapy (Sage, 2014). Mary has been a guest editor for a special section on ‘Current trends in clinical supervision’ with the Counselling Psychology Quarterly (CPQ) journal and presents her research nationally and internationally.

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Professor Peter Hawkins

Professor Peter Hawkins, PhD is a leading international thought leader on Supervision across many professions.  He is Professor of Leadership at Henley Business School and Emeritus Chairman of Bath Consultancy Group.  He has just led a major global research project on Tomorrow’s Leadership and the Necessary Revolution in Today’s Leadership Development.

Peter has been one of the pioneers in the whole field of supervision, social work, psychology, psychotherapy and coaching.  He has trained many psychotherapists, supervisors and counsellors in the helping professions. He is lead author of Supervision in the Helping Professions which is now in its fourth edition and been translated into 5 different languages and is used globally by social workers.  He has also edited the McGraw Hill series on Supervision in Context, which includes books on Supervision in Coaching and has written many other papers and articles.

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Dr. Bobby Moore

A self-employed psychoanalytic psychotherapist (ICP) and group psychotherapist (AGPA) based in Belfast, Bobby works as a psychotherapist, supervisor, executive coach, mediator and facilitator. As Director of the Centre for Re-Sourceful Leadership he works internationally, supporting sustainable leadership through individual and team supervision, leadership coaching and leadership workshops.

He designed and co-delivers the Diploma in Reflexive Supervision with a team of practitioners from a wide range of professional backgrounds. He also works as a trainer and supervisor for social work, education, nursing, psychology and multi-disciplinary teams in the NH.

  Key texts from our international and national speakers will be available at the conference book stall