In the last issue, we included an email from an online supervisee, Chris , to a supervisor in summarised form. I asked four online supervisors to respond to ‘Chris’ and their full replies are reproduced at the end of this article. Here is the original email from the Supervisee:
You will remember my client Jo, whom I brought to supervision a few weeks ago. I said at the time that I felt there was something that I wasn’t quite ‘getting’. Well, I have a horrible feeling that I am now discovering what it is and it’s leaving me not knowing quite how to handle it.
I think that the information that Jo gave on the intake form may be partly untrue – but I don’t know how much of it is or isn’t. For a start, I am pretty sure that the question about use of alcohol or non prescribed drugs was either a lie or way below the actual use – the answer said occasional alcohol intake with friends, and no drug use. In the last email, Jo was telling me about a night out and said:
‘As usual, the next morning I couldn’t really recall what had happened,…..’
… read the complete story ~ http://issuu.com/onlinetherapyinstitute/docs/tiltiss8/19
This article first appeared in the November 2011 issue of TILT Magazine ~ Therapeutic Innovations in Light of Technology.
Click here to read the entire PDF version of the Ethical Dilemma Online Supervision Special article.