Book Shelf


Scroll this page to discover supervision related literature, books, online resources and training. This is merely a list of some of the available supervision related resources, and ACSA does not endorse or recommend any particular one. If you would like to recommend an item to be added to this page, please email our Webmaster.

Supervision Literature

Andersson, L., King, R., & Lalande, L. (2010). Dialogical mindfulness in supervision role-play. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, 10(4), 287-294.

Bambling M, King R, Raue P, Schweitzer R and Lambert W (2006) Clinical Supervision: Its impact on working alliance and outcome in the treatment of major depression. Psychotherapy Research, Vol 16 (3), 317-331 


Beddoe L. (2010) Surveillance or reflection: professional supervision in ‘the risk society’ British Journal of Social Work, 40, 1279-1296


Bogo, M., Paterson, J., Tufford, L., & King, R. (2011). Interprofessional Clinical Supervision in Mental Health and Addiction: Toward Identifying Common Elements. The Clinical Supervisor, 124-140.


Borders, L. D., Glosoff, H. L., Welfare, L. E., Hays, D. G., DeKruyf, L., Fernando, D. M., & Page, B. (2014). Best Practices in Clinical Supervision: Evolution of a Counselling Specialty. The Clinical Supervisor, 26-44.


Bransford, C. L. (2009). Process-Centered Group Supervision. Clinical Social Work Journal, 119-127.


Brunero, S. & Stein-Parbury, J. (2008) The effectiveness of clinical supervision in nursing: an evidenced based literature review. Australian Journal of Advanced Nursing, 25(3).


Bush, T. (2005) Overcoming the barriers to effective clinical supervision. Nursing Times, 101(2).


Carroll M (2010) Levels of reflection: On learning reflection Psychotherapy in Australia 16, 24-31 


Carroll M (2009) From mindless to mindful practice: On learning reflection in supervision Psychotherapy in Australia 15, 38-49 


Carroll M (2007) One more time: What is supervision? Psychotherapy in Australia, 13, 34-40 


Consedine, M. (2001) Using Role Theory in Clinical Supervision. ANZPA Journal, 10.


Consedine, M. (2003) Supervision and the Reduction of Anxiety. ANZPA Journal, 12.


Edwards J.K. &Chen M.W (1999) Strengths- Based Supervision: Frameworks, Current Practice and Future Directions The Family Journal: Counselling and Therapy for Couples and Families, 7, 349-357 


Fallender C.A. & Shafranske E.P (2014) Clinical Supervision: the State of the Art Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 70, 1030-1041 


Hair, H. J. (2013). The Purpose and Duration of Supervision, and the Training and Discipline of Supervisors: What Social Workers Say They Need to Provide Effective Services. British Journal of Social Work, 43, 1562-1588.


Harvey, S., Spurr, P., Sidebotham, M. & Fenwick, J. (2020) Describing and evaluating a foundational education/training program preparing nurses, midwives and other helping professionals as supervisors of clinical supervision using the Role Development Model. Nurse Education in Practice, 42.


Irwin J & Noble C (2009) Social work supervision: An exploration of the current challenges in a rapidly changing social, economic and political environment Journal of Social Work, 9, 345-358 


Knight, C. (2018). Trauma-informed supervision: Historical antecedents, current practice, and future directions. The Clinical Supervisor, 37(1), 7-37.


Love, B., Sidebotham, M., Fenwick, J., Harvey, S. & Fairbrother, G. (2017) “Unscrambling what’s in your head”: A mixed method evaluation of clinical supervision for midwives. Women and Birth, 30.


MacKay L &Brown J (2014) Collaborative Approaches to Family Systems Supervision: Differentiation of Self Australian and New Zealand Journal of Family Therapy, 34, 325-337 


Mor Barak, M. E., Travis, D. J., Pyun, H., & Xie, B. (2009). The Impact of Supervision on Worker Outcomes: A Meta-analysis. The University of Chicago Press Journals, 3-32. Retrieved from


Morgan M. M. and Sprenkle D.H. (2007) Towards a common-factors approach to supervision Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 33, 1-17 


O’Donovan A, Halford W.K. &Walters B. (2011) Towards best practice supervision of clinical psychology trainees Australian Psychologist, 46, 101-112 


Raimundo, C. A. (2002) The Play of Life - A Biological View of its Impact on Behavioural Change. ANZPA Journal, No. 11.


Ripisarda, C., Desmond, K., & Nelson, J. (2011). Student Reflections on the Journey to Being a Supervisor. The Clinical Supervisor, 109-123.


Sarnat, J. (2010). Key Competencies of the Psychodynamic Psychotherapist and How to Teach Them in Supervision. Psychotherapy Theory, Research, Practice, Training, 47(1), 20-27.


Sloan, G. (2005). Clinical supervision: beginning the supervisory relationship. British Journal of Nursing, 14(17)


Thoms, D. (2014) Take on burnout together. Nursing Review, September 16, 2014.


Walker, R. & Clark, J. J. (1999) Heading Off Boundary Problems: Clinical Supervision as Risk Management, Psychiatric Services, 50:1435-1439


Winstanley, J. & White, E. (2003) Clinical supervision: models, measures and best practice. Nurse Researcher, 10(3).


Yegdich, T. (1999) Clinical supervision and managerial supervision: Some historical and conceptual considerations, Journal of Advanced Nursing, 30(5).

Supervision Books


Bernard J.M. & Goodyear R.K. (2014) Fundamentals of Clinical Supervision (5th Edition) 


Pearson Bird J (2006) Constructing the Narrative in Super-vision, Edge Press 


Bond M & Holland S (2011) Skills of Clinical Supervision for Nurses: A Guide for Supervisees, Clinical Supervisors and Managers (2nd Edition), Open University Press 


Carroll M (2014) Effective Supervision for the Helping Professions (2nd Edition), SAGE Publications 


Carroll M (2012) Ethical Maturity in the Helping Professions: Making difficult life and work decisions, Psychoz Publications 


Carroll M & Gilbert M (2011) On Being a Supervisee (2nd Edition), Psychoz Publications 


Cutcliffe J, Hyrkas K & Fowler J (2010) Routledge Handbook of Clinical Supervision, Routledge 


Davys A & Beddoe L (2010) Best Practice in Professional Supervision, Jessica Kingsley 


Driscoll J (2006) Practising Clinical Supervision, Bailliere Tindall 


Edwards J (2013) Strengths-Based Supervision in Clinical Practice, SAGE Publications 


Hawkins P & Shohet R (2012) Supervision in the Helping Professions (4th Edition), Open University Press 


Henderson P, Holloway J & Millar A. (2014) Practical Supervision, Jessica Kingsley 


Hewson D & Carroll M (2016) Reflective Practice in Supervision, MoshPit Publishing


Lynch L, Hancox K & Happell B (2008) Clinical Supervision for Nurses, Wiley-Blackwell 


McMahon M & Patton W (2002) Supervision in the Helping Professions: a Practical Approach, Prentice Hall 


Morrell M (2014) Towards Gold-Standard Supervision: A Guide for Supervisors, Vibrant Training 


Morrell M (2013) You Deserve Good Supervision! A Guide for Supervisees, Vibrant Training 


Shohet R (2011) Supervision as Transformation, Jessica Kingsley

Thomas F (2013) Solution-Focused Supervision, SAGE Publications 


Wade J & Jones J (2015) Strengths-Based Clinical Supervision, Springer 

Online Resources

The Australian College of Mental Health Nurses

Clinical Supervision Research Collaborative

Generic Supervision Assessment Tool


Victorian Allied Health Clinical Supervision Framework

South Australian Allied Health Clinical Supervision Framework

NSW Health Handbook for Supervising Allied Health Professionals

Victorian Mental Health Nursing Clinical Supervision Framework

Clinical Supervision in AOD and Community Mental Health Settings

Card Set for Clinical Supervision - Innovative Resources

Article - Clinical Wisdom in Supervision

Article - Twelve Tips For Effective Clinical Supervision

Article - Multidisciplinary Clinical Supervision

Contracting In Supervision

Supervision Training

List of PACFA Endorsed Training

Successful Supervision - Natalie Jack

Centre for Supervision and Team Development

Clinical Supervision Services

Supervision Training Services

The Bouverie Centre

ACS Distance Education

Monash University Short Course

Clinical Supervision Consultancy

PESI Australia

Reflective Supervision

Reflective Supervision Team Supervision Workshops

Super Vision for Supervisors

St Mark's National Theological Centre

Centre for Existential Practice

Supervision Central

Supervision Alliance