Supervision

Kelly Sobczak is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Indiana and has experience with a broad range of clients of all ages and a myriad diagnoses. She practices from an integrated wellness stance, which means collaborating with all providers on a client's treatment team when possible (family doctor, psychiatrist, skills coach, dietician, and other specialists). She currently focuses her practice on girls and women ages 12+ but has experience with all ages (3+). 

Kelly is a doctoral student in Counselor Education and Supervision through the University of the Cumberlands. As a result, while Indiana does not require specific training or credentials in supervision, she has three years of full-time education in the realm of supervising counseling students and new professionals, in addition to three years of mentoring and training new professionals in the community mental health setting. 

Models of Supervision

Integrative Supervision

The integrative supervision model is flexible and addresses counseling issues from many different perspectives. It allows supervisees to conceptualize cases from one primary theoretical orientation while considering other compatible concepts or techniques of other theoretical orientations to aid in providing the best possible care for the client. When using an integrative model of supervision, Kelly considers each individual supervisee’s needs and response to training in multiple approaches to therapy.

Solution-Focused Supervision

Solution-focused supervision provides a framework for approaching client needs from a perspective that empowers them to take ownership and responsibility for the therapeutic process. It enables the supervisee to practice becoming a partner with the client, joining them in pursuing their goals, and challenging them to focus on what they can change. Solution-focused supervision assists Kelly and the supervisee to identify positive goals for supervision, evaluate possibilities for client care, pursue clinical education and feedback, develop a small first step for upcoming counseling sessions, and review changes that occur for the supervisee and their client based on solution-focused theory and techniques.


Bernard, J.M., & Goodyear, R.K. (2019). Fundamentals of clinical supervision. Pearson. 

Individual Supervision is available in-person or via video conference using Google Meet. Group Supervision occurs using Google Meet. Kelly adheres to the American Counseling Association (ACA) Code of Ethics.

Individual Supervision 

Provides developing counselors a place to set and attain professional goals specific to their career directions. 

Group Supervision 

Allows counselors the opportunity to learn from one another, be introduced to new therapeutic techniques, and gain a fresh perspective. 

Consultation

For those who hold their license, is helpful to have someone to staff cases with and build a counseling network.