Supervision of Psychologists for registration & endorsement

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Patricia Smith: 4+2 supervision

Patricia Smith is highly experienced General Psychologist. She is an accredited AHPRA Board-approved supervisor and can provide the mandatory supervision required for registration as a Psychologist via the following pathways:

  • 4+2 internship principal supervisor
  • 4+2 internship secondary supervisor

Read more about Patricia Smith here

Dr Carly Fay: Higher Degree and Registrar Program supervision

Dr Carly Fay is a highly experienced and supportive Clinical Psychologist. She has completed the Supervisor Training and Accreditation Program (STAP) and is an approved supervisor with the Psychology Board of Australia.

Carly offers supervision in the following pathways:

  • Higher Degree program Area of practice: Clinical psychology
  • Registrar Program Area of practice: Clinical psychology Supervisor type: Principal
  • Registrar Program Supervisor type: Secondary

Read more about Dr Carly Fay here

Interested in arranging supervision for registration or accreditation or simply want to discuss your options?

Call us on Brisbane (07) 3352 3577 or fill out our online booking & enquiry form and we’ll contact you.


Supervisors play a key role in the training in, and assessing of, the psychological competencies that are required to become a registered psychologist, and for areas of practice endorsement.

Supervisors’ competencies for psychologist supervision

Approved supervisors have demonstrate proficiency in the following competencies:

  1. knowledge and understanding of the profession
  2. knowledge of and skills in effective supervision practices
  3. knowledge of and ability to develop and manage the supervisory alliance
  4. ability to assess the psychological competencies of the supervisee
  5. capacity to evaluate the supervisory process
  6. awareness of and attention to the diversity of client groups, and
  7. ability to address the legal and ethical considerations related to the professional practice of psychology.

How a supervisor will help you

During your supervision it is  a supervisor’s responsibility to:

  • ensure you have adequate knowledge of relevant research, theory and policy before providing any particular client intervention
  • ensure you have access to strategies to develop appropriate intervention models
  • bring to your attention any limitations of competence, ethical difficulty, personal bias or aspect of personal development in the you that the supervisor perceives to be affecting the your professional development and/or professional application
  • offer sufficient supervision opportunities to enable regular evaluation of applications of the core competencies
  • directly observe your work as part of the supervision process; this may include observation electronically, and
  • view your active client files intermittently as part of the supervision process.

Options to attend psychologist supervision

You can undertake supervision in person at our office or on-line using Skype. Whatever suits you.

Video conferencing is convenient for people that have difficulty travelling to appointments either because of distance/remoteness, family, work and/or other commitments.

All you need is an suitable computer, tablet or mobile phone connected to a reliable internet service, and a private uninterrupted space in which to hold your session.

For more information about supervision for registration / endorsement purposes visit the Psychology Board of Australia website.