Contemporary clinical supervision calls supervisors to attend to material that does not fit neatly into diagnostic categories and labels. Varieties of psychological distress continue to flourish and do so in ever more complex ways. How does a supervisor understand material that has no reference point in the diagnostic literature?
One of the dimensions that remains largely unaddressed is the supervisor’s own personal emotional, psychological, and lived engagement with and reaction to the supervisee’s presence and clinical content. Where is the ‘container’, the boundaries surrounding the supervisor-supervisee relationship and when does it more resemble psychotherapy?
These and related facets of the clinical supervision relationship will be explored in intimate detail.Read More
“I used to think that life was only about progress, getting to a destination, the final outcome. But this isn’t quite right. Life is more of a process, and as much as goals are important, the in-the-moment experiences along the way are really where authentic living takes place. Running has taught me this. In fact, running has been my greatest teacher of life.”Read More
Borderline Personality Disorder: New Perspectives on a Stigmatizing and Overused Diagnosis – Jacqueline Simon Gunn & Brent Potter
Jacquie and Brent very kindly offered to spend an hour talking with us about their perspectives on the diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.Read More
Jacquie very generously agreed to spend an hour with us talking about her new book “Bare: Psychotherapy Stripped by Jacqueline Simon Gunn with Carlo DeCarlo”.
The book opens with the most powerful description of Jacquie reaching for authenticity internally and in her relationships and how that has emerged in her work with clients.Read More
Shame, Guilt, & Empathy in Intimate Relationship Violence – Question & Answer by Dr. Jacqueline Simon Gunn
In this video Jacquie addresses some questions raised by the audience during her lecture.Read More