Supervision Workshops

With  Dr Daphne Hewson



Dr Daphne Hewson

Before her retirement from academia in 2007, Daf was a Senior Lecturer in Psychology, Macquarie University. Her roles there included:

In her private practice Daf adopts a narrative approach, specialising in supervision, grief and trauma, motivational interviewing, and drug and alcohol counselling.

Daf designed the NSW Psychology Registration Board's supervision workshops and conducted the train-the-trainer workshop.

She presented this workshop for the NSW Board from 2006 to 2010 when  psychologists moved to national registration.

From 2011 she presented the supervision package for the Psychology Board of Australia.

Over the last 20 years she has presented many other supervision workshops around Australia and NZ including specialist packages for NSW Health and New Zealand Ministry of Education.

Her Supervision Triangle diagram can be downloaded from here.

Supervision publications:

Hewson, D. (1999) Empowerment in Supervision. Feminism and Psychology, 9 (4) 406-409.

Conti, J., Hewson, D. and Isben, J. (2001) Power, voice and connection. In Alison Bartlett and Gina Mercer (eds.) Practising Postgraduate Pedagogy. Open University Press.

Hewson, D. (2002) Supervision of Psychologists: A Supervision Triangle. In M. McMahon & W. Patton (eds.), Supervision in the Helping Professions: A Practical Approach, Pearson Education, Sydney.

Hewson, D. and Carroll, M. (2016) Reflective Practice in Supervision. (see

Hewson, D. and Carroll, M. (2016) Reflective Supervision Toolkit. (see

Mark Donovan


Mark is a clinical psychologist who has specialised in working with children, young people and families for 25 years. Mark has extensive experience as a clinical supervisor in Australia and the UK as well as delivery of supervisor workshops across a range of topics. He currently holds the position of Clinic Director at the University of Wollongong where he supervises and teaches on the Clinical and Professional Psychology Masters programs, and continues to work clinically one day per week at a local headspace. Mark has embedded Daf’s teachings into his approach to supervision and clinical work since meeting at Macquarie University in the 1990s, and is a strong advocate of Reflective Practice.

Janet Conti


Janet currently works as an Academic Course Advisor and Lecturer in Clinical and Professional Psychology at Western Sydney University where she supervises and teaches on the Clinical and Professional Psychology Masters programs. She conducts a private practice one day a week.  She has been involved in reflective practice and reflective supervision for many years and made many helpful contributions to Daf's book (her photo is on the back cover).