Clinical Supervision, EMDR Supervision, & Practice Coaching

Becoming a therapist is a lifelong quest for learning and seeking answers to best help our clients. Clients entrust us with the most precious part of themselves, their mental health. They open up to us and share their most private thoughts and feelings, and we become the healers who can, hopefully, make a difference in their lives.

At Moving Forward: Therapy & Coaching, we understand the immense responsibility that therapists have to heal others. That’s why we are dedicated to fostering growth in the therapy world and nurturing the next generation of exceptional clinicians.

With 25+ years of experience in training and supervising clinicians, we know that the path to becoming a skilled therapist involves continuous learning, self-reflection, and practical guidance. That’s where we come in. We provide comprehensive support to therapists at various stages of their professional journey.

Supervision Services:

  • Clinical Supervision toward LCPC licensure.

  • Consultation on Domestic Violence and High-Risk Cases.

  • EMDR Supervision & Consultation towards EMDR Certification.

  • Therapy Practice Coaching to build a successful private practice.

Clinical Supervision

Clinical Supervision aims to enhance clinicians’ knowledge, skills, and perspectives. It ensures high-quality therapeutic care that leads to better patient results. At Moving Forward: Therapy & Coaching, we can help you meet the requirements of licensure while we work together to improve your therapeutic skills.

We specialize in high-risk cases, offering expert support during critical moments. As skilled clinicians with diverse knowledge and training, we also empower you with comprehensive training in evidence-based methods, enhancing your ability to help your clients.

Our collaborative approach creates a nurturing environment for ongoing learning. Here, therapists can sharpen their skills, tackle challenges, and discover innovative techniques, all with the support and wisdom of a seasoned clinician.

Structure of Clinical Supervision

Our Clinical Supervision services are tailored to meet the diverse needs of the therapists we work with:

  • One-On-One Sessions: Personalized sessions that offer an opportunity for in-depth exploration of individual cases, allowing for specific, tailored guidance and feedback.
  • Group Sessions: A platform for peer learning and support, enabling therapists to benefit from a range of perspectives and shared experiences.
  • Frequency and Duration: The supervision schedule is designed to be both flexible and consistent, ensuring that you receive ongoing support that fits within your professional commitments.

Consultation for  Domestic Violence and High-Risk Cases

With our collective experience in the domestic violence field, leading high-risk teams, advising law enforcement, and crafting protocols to prevent reassault and homicide, we are equipped to help you with clients facing partner abuse.

Our expertise lies in evaluating danger levels and crafting individualized interventions to meet your clients’ needs.

We offer both one-time and ongoing consultations. 

EMDR Supervision & Consultation

EMDR Supervision is a specialized form of professional guidance for EMDR-trained therapists who are seeking to become EMDR-certified. Supervision encompasses:

  • Case consultations,
  • Protocol adherence,
  • New protocol training, and
  • Management of complex cases.

The primary goals of EMDR Supervision are to:

  1. Help you master the eight phases of treatment,
  2. Help you get certified in EMDR, and
  3. Provide guidance in challenging cases.

Importance of Supervision in EMDR Practice

EMDR Supervision is essential for clinicians who have completed EMDR training and are seeking certification. The supervision process is not just a formality; it’s a critical step in ensuring that therapists are confident in applying EMDR techniques.

We Offer Both Group and Individual Services

At Moving Forward: Therapy & Coaching, we offer both group and individual supervision options.

Group supervision provides a collaborative environment where therapists can learn from each other’s experiences and insights, enhancing their collective understanding of EMDR practice.

Individual supervision offers a more personalized approach, allowing for in-depth exploration of specific cases and tailored guidance to suit the unique needs of each therapist.

Overview of the EMDR Supervision Process

The EMDR Supervision process is multifaceted, focusing on:

(1) Case Consultation

Supervisees are guided through detailed discussions of their cases, enhancing their decision-making and application of EMDR therapy.

(2) Adherence to EMDR Therapy Protocols

Ensuring that therapists are following the established protocols and guidelines of EMDRIA, which is evidence-based and supported by extensive research.

Training in G-TEP (Recent Event), Addictions, and EMDR Therapy for First Responders Protocols.

(3) Managing Complex Cases

Supervisors provide support and strategies for dealing with challenging or complex cases, bolstering your confidence to tackle challenging scenarios head-on.

How EMDR Supervision Can Enhance Clinical Outcomes

EMDR Supervision plays a pivotal role in improving clinical outcomes. By providing therapists with ongoing support, feedback, and refinement of their EMDR skills, supervision ensures that clients receive the most effective and safe EMDR treatment.

Therapy Practice Coaching

Therapy Practice Coaching is a strategic approach that helps therapists grow professionally beyond clinical skills. It covers business development, work-life balance, and client engagement, guiding them to excel as clinicians and business-savvy professionals.

Who Can Benefit from Practice Coaching

  • Early career therapists who are navigating the complexities of establishing their practice.

  • Experienced practitioners looking to expand their clientele, diversify their services, or transition into new areas of therapy.

  • Therapists who are undergoing transition; such as going from the public sector to a private practice, or vice versa.

  • Therapists looking to enhance their business development skills and improve their marketing strategies.

  • Essentially, any therapist who aims to enhance their practice’s effectiveness, efficiency, and reach will find immense value in Practice Coaching.

Objectives of Practice Coaching

Key areas of focus include:

Business Development Strategies

Assisting therapists in understanding and implementing effective business strategies to grow their practice.

Work-Life Balance

Coaching therapists on managing their professional responsibilities while maintaining a healthy personal life.

Client Retention Techniques

Providing strategies to build strong therapist-client relationships, ensuring consistent client engagement and satisfaction.

Components of the Coaching Sessions

The coaching sessions are structured to facilitate measurable progress in the therapist’s practice. They include:

  • Assessment of Current Practice State: A thorough analysis of your current practice–identifying strengths, weaknesses, and opportunities for growth.
  • Goal Setting: Specific, achievable goals are set. These goals are tailored to your vision for your practice.
  • Strategy Implementation: With goals in place, the focus shifts to developing and implementing strategies to achieve these goals. This could involve business planning, marketing strategies, client engagement techniques, and more, depending on the individual needs of the therapist.

Practice Coaching is a journey of transformation, where therapists evolve into well-rounded professionals capable of managing a thriving practice. It’s an investment in the future of your career and the quality of care you provide to your clients.

Clinical Supervision, EMDR Supervision, & Practice Coaching

Benefits of Clinical Supervision for Therapists

Clinical Supervision offers numerous benefits that positively affect both therapists and their clients:

  • Ethical Practice
    Supervision provides a safe space to discuss and navigate challenging ethical dilemmas and difficult decisions.

  • Enhanced Clinical Skills
    Regular supervision sessions allow therapists to deepen their clinical knowledge. This leads to more effective therapy sessions and improved client outcomes.

  • Professional Growth and Confidence
    As therapists discuss their cases and receive feedback, they develop greater confidence in their clinical abilities and decision-making skills.

Vivian’s Levi’s Qualifications

Vivian Levi, LCPC, OwnerVivian currently operates 2 successful private practices and has been a private therapist for 12 years.

Vivian brings years of hands-on experience in therapy, enhanced by her advanced training in various therapeutic techniques. Vivian is highly qualified with extensive experience in EMDR therapy.

Her qualifications are aligned with the guidelines set by the EMDR International Association (EMDRIA). She brings a wealth of knowledge and practical insight to the supervision process, ensuring that each supervisee receives the highest quality guidance.

As a trained Imago Clinician and extensive work with couples, she also provides a unique perspective in understanding clients from a relational attachment-based lens.

Certifications and Trainings

  • Approved LCPC Clinical Supervisor

  • EMDR Certified

  • Imago Training I, II and III

  • 25+ years of experience in supervision

  • Member of EMDRIA, IRNA, and ACA

IMAGO Relationship
EMDR Certified Therapist
CDC
Divorce Coaches Academy
ICF Member
ACA