Clinical Supervision in Washington State
As a multidisciplinary team of mental health clinicians, we approach therapy from a decolonized and post-modern approach with a particular emphasis on anti-oppression, anti-racism, intersectionality, and social justice.
Our Approach to Clinical Supervision
Our team offers supervision for both early-in-career therapists and more seasoned therapists seeking to adopt a decolonized approach to their work. Core to our approach to clinical supervision is an integration of our mission, vision and values. We aim to decolonize mental health and feature an integrative, post modern approach to both client engagement and clinical supervision and consultation.
Each supervision relationship is unique, established in collaboration with your supervisor. With all supervisees, our supervisors are equipped to support the following:
- Clinical skills: supporting growth and development respective to client engagement, assessment, treatment planning and interventions.
- Documentation: session notes, biopsychosocial and other relevant assessments, treatment plan development and general clinical writing skills.
- Licensure: tracking required hours of supervision, consultation for licensure requirements, and continuing education evaluation.
- Expectations: recordings, video or audio, case presentations, treatment planning and conceptualization.
Clinical Supervision Pricing
One-on-one supervision between the supervisor and supervisee.
Supervision in which the supervisor works with two supervisees at the same time.
Supervision in which the supervisor works with a group of clinicians.
$110 – $130 per Supervisee
$75 – $95 per Supervisee
$30 – $60 per Supervisee
Just like the therapeutic relationship is important in therapy, we value the supervisory relationship and believe change is more effective when value has been placed on rapport. With that said, as a therapist some of the challenges we face are mental exhaustion, cognitive overload, countertransference, burn-out, and self-care.
While there is a clear distinction between supervision and therapy, we believe in providing brave spaces for the “Self of the Therapist” work to begin. As a practice our goal is to decolonize mental health and that does not exclude the work we do in supervision.
- 70 hours must be with a licensed independent clinical social worker (LICSW).
- 60 hours may be with an equally qualified licensed practitioner.
- 60 hours of the 130 hours of direct supervision must be in one-to-one supervision. The remaining 70 hours may be one-to-one or group supervision.
Once you obtain your LMHCA, you can begin seeing clients under the supervision of your clinical supervisor. In order to become independently licensed you need to achieve the following:
3,000 hours of experience, or 36 months of full time (whichever comes first):
1,200 direct client contact (individuals, couples, families, or groups)
100 hours of immediate supervision with LMHC or other license (with up to one other associate)
*If your degree is CACREP accredited, you’ll be credited 50 supervision hours and 500 contact hours*
Once you obtain your LMFTA, you can begin seeing clients under the supervision of your clinical supervisor. At least 100 of your supervision hours must be with an LMFT who has at least 5 years of clinical experience. If your degree is COAMFTE accredited, you’ll be credited 100 supervision hours and 500 contact hours.
In order to become independently licensed you need to achieve the following:
3,000 hours of experience, and 24 months full time:
1,000 direct client contact (individuals, couples, families, or groups): 500 must be diagnosing and treating couples and families
200 hours of supervision
100 must be one-on-one supervision (up to one other associate)
100 may be one-on-one or group supervision (up to six associates)