Cathy Sparkes

Current areas of focus:             

  • The development of a range of Supervision courses for healthcare professionals
  • Contribution to discussions in research developments in the field of Supervision for healthcare professionals
  • Collaboration with the RCSLT regarding best practice guidelines and resources for Supervision
  • Discussions regarding an SLT Supervisor register locally and nationally
  • Contribution to new publication ‘Development of Psychological Therapies in Brain Injury’ Edited by Giles Yeates  –  ‘Working with people with Acquired Brain Injury and their families: Personal Construct Psychology (PCP)’
  • Contribution to the special edition of the Journal: ‘Neuro-Disability & Psychotherapy’ on the topic of psychotherapy in the context of aphasia 
  • Development of PCP Coaching and Consultancy practice

Professional Qualifications & Status:

  • BSc Speech and Language Therapy (1986)
  • Diploma in Counselling & Psychotherapy (2003)
  • Certificate in Personal Construct Psychology (PCP) Practice for Coaching (2014)
  • UKCP and PCPA Supervisor Directory (2016)

Current Professional Supervision accessed:

  • 1:1 Supervision (professional and managerial)
  • 1:1 Personal Coaching
  • 1:1 Peer Mentoring
  • PCP in organisations peer supervision group
  • PCP Peer Supervision of Supervision Group

Professional Support and Networks accessed:

  • Supervision Forum for experienced supervisors
  • Independent Practice peer support group