Supervision Pitfalls and Remedies



Supervision is one of the most effective ways to develop effective counselors. Supervisors are ultimately responsible for the treatment clients receive from supervisees.  Various situations, problems, or pitfalls can impact the supervisory process. Clinical supervisors need to be aware of common pitfalls and effective remedies for them. Without proper and vigilant monitoring of supervisee performance and ethical practices, the supervision process can be compromised.  This webinar presents practical remedies for dealing effectively with pitfalls to enhance and protect supervision for quality outcomes.


  • Differentiate supervision and supervisory Working Alliance
  • Discuss building and maintaining a successful supervisory working alliance
  • Explain the common “Pitfalls”, or Factors Influencing the successful supervisory working alliance.
  • Increase “Remedies” or Interventions with the successful supervisory working alliance.
  • Improve “Remedies” or Interventions with the successful supervisory working alliance.
  • Discuss the use of appropriate remedies to avoid pitfalls.
Target Audience: Psychologists, Social Workers, Addiction Counselors, & Licensed Professional Counselors
Content level: Beginner to intermediate
2 CE hour credits approved by NAADAC, ASWB,  & NBCC
State Board Approval
ADACBGA # 19-12-17-1212
FCB # 5387-A
OCDP Board # 50-29024

Course Features

  • Lectures 2
  • Quizzes 1
  • Duration 2 hours
  • Skill level Beginner to intermediate
  • Language English
  • Students 1019
  • Certificate Yes
  • Assessments Self
    • Lecture.1
      Supervision Pitfalls and Remedies Webinar Video Recording
  • QUIZ
    • Quiz.1
      Supervision Pitfalls and Remedies Webinar 15 questions
    • Lecture.1
      Supervision Pitfalls and Remedies Webinar

Cheryl Meola, PhD., LCMHC, NCC has a doctorate from East Carolina University from the Department of Addictions and Rehabilitation Counseling. Her research and clinical work focus on Equine Assisted Therapy for clinical populations and Equine Assisted Wellness and Stress Reduction for helping professionals, veterans, parents, and others struggling with stress in day to day life. She has a private practice in Greenville, NC where she provides therapy and wellness counseling along with several talented equine co-therapists. Her specialties are coaching parents whose children are diagnosed with a mental health issue and working with counselors in self-growth and awareness. She also provides supervision for those pursuing licensure. She has two children and a little therapy puppy in training, and enjoys spending time at the farm with the horses and reading and writing about new ways to incorporate horses into therapy!