Jacquie Wise has been in private practice as an Integrative Counsellor and Coach since 1979. She established her company, Wise Ways, in 1981.
Jacquie Wise holds the following qualifications:
- Vocational Graduate Diploma in Counselling Supervision
(BASA Education and Counselling Services 2011)
- Advanced Diploma of Solution-Focused Counselling
(Centre for Effective Therapy 2008)
- Diploma of Solution-Focused Counselling
(Centre for Effective Therapy 2005)
- Diploma of Transpersonal Counselling
(Phoenix Institute 1999/Upgrade 2005)
Jacquie values the importance of maintaining and developing her professional skills and periodically participates in ongoing professional development and in undergoing regular supervision herself. She will always obtain a supervisee’s consent that their actions may be discussed with her own supervisor.
Jacquie is a full member of:
- Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
- Counselling and Psychotherapy Association of Victoria (CAPAV)
- Psychotherapy and Counselling Federation of Australia (PACFA)
- Australian Solution-Oriented Counselling and Hypnotherapy Association (ASOCHA)
Her Liability Insurance is with Guild Insurance Limited.
Jacquie’s experience includes teaching counselling skills for leaders in her management courses and professional development skills for counsellors in private practice through professional associations.
At Monash University Medical Faculty, Jacquie tutors student doctors in person-centred clinical skills and a holistic approach to health enhancement.
Types of Therapeutic Approaches employed
Jacquie Wise integrates the following:
- Person or Client-Centred Therapy
- Cognitive-Behaviour Therapy (CBT)
- Transpersonal or Soul-Centred Therapy
- Solution-Focused Therapy
- Rational Emotional Therapy (RET)
- Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT)
- Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
- Psychodynamic Therapy (PDT)
- Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT)
- Mindfulness Psychology
- Positive Psychology
- Brief Therapy
Jacquie Wise approaches supervision from an integrative and collaborative framework, using a number of different models of supervision, including developmental models.
The supervision processes may include audio or videotapes, live observation and case reporting.
As a Counselling Supervisor, Jacquie is continually aware of her concurrent responsibilities to her supervisee, to the clients in the supervisee’s care, and to the organisation which employs the supervisee.
She will, in turn, be a teacher, a mentor, a coach, a co-therapist and an evaluator.
In group supervision, Jacquie will also undertake the role of group facilitator.
In supervision, Jacquie gives particular attention to the supervisee’s professionalism and skills, within the boundaries of the level of development and experience of the supervisee, and will give ongoing feedback on:
- ethical behaviour
- counseling and client-relationship skills
- verbal and written communication skills
- awareness of legal parameters
- personal awareness
- ability to conceptualise a case
- efficiency and personal organisation skills
- ability to self-reflect and self-evaluate
- awareness of own thoughts, feelings and reactions to a client and the counselling
Confidentiality will be maintained at all times except when:
- harm to self/others is clear and imminent
- abuse is suspected, or
- when required to testify as a result of a court order.
Evaluation and Feedback
Supervisees will be encouraged to evaluate themselves, their supervisor, and the supervision process.
Open discussion will generate understanding or appropriate changes to suit the individuals involved.
Corrective steps will be taken if the required evidence is present that the supervisee:
- is impaired or unable to provide counseling services competently
- does not withhold confidentiality
- oversteps ethical or professional boundaries
Corrective steps may include reporting the supervisee to their education institute, employing organisation, professional association and insurance company.