CPD Events

CPD events are open to all those who have undertaken supervision training.

We hope that those who have qualified with CSTD and gained our Diploma or Certificate will keep in touch with us through supervision groups and workshops. We value the community of supervisors who are trained with us in terms of shared on-going learning and exchange.


Cultivating Rainbows:

The Development of Creativity in Supervision

A two-day workshop at Barrow Castle, Rush Hill, Bath BA2 2QR

1st and 2nd March 2024

COST £325.00

This two-day largely experiential workshop will support supervisors to expand their spontaneity, creativity, use of self, presence and innovation. We will use a mixture of large and small group experience and practice and plan to utilise the beautiful environment of Barrow Castle and its grounds.

Our aim is to help you broaden and develop the use of creativity in your supervision practice. And have fun.

With Martin Capps and Gillian Downie.

 Martin and Gillian have been running the popular “The Secret Agent of Shame: Shame in the Therapeutic Relationship” workshops together since 2015.

Gillian Downie is a qualified dramatherapist, UKCP registered gestalt psychotherapist and creative arts supervisor. She has initiated, organised and developed many professional training workshops for the Sesame Institute in South Wales for the past ten years and has facilitated CPD events on themes such as Soul and Death, Soulutions: Embodied Imagination and the Human Soul, belonging, attachment, love, fear and chaos, loss, individuation, and the shadow archetype.  Gillian works both in the NHS and in private practice. She is a tutor on the Welsh Psyche and Soma training – a two year part time course for health professionals working with people who want to bring imagination and the body into their practice as languages of the human soul.

Martin Capps is a gestalt psychotherapist, supervisor, coach and trainer with many years of experience in the private, NHS and third sectors. He has long been interested in the relational aspects of shame and how it affects individuals and organisations. He has taught at the Metanoia Institute and the Welsh Psychotherapy Partnership psychotherapy trainings as well as currently being a tutor with the Centre for Supervision Training and Development (CSTD), Bath.  He is an associate of Relational Change, an organisation committed to helping individuals, couples, families, teams, organisations and communities find improved outcomes through better relationships.

Contact us if you wish to book.

Course Testimonial

"A thorough exploration of theory via experiential learning which was expanded through creative activities, and fun! The high professional standards of the tutors and the participants, alongside the support given enhanced all aspects of my training. All of this and in the truly wonderful setting of a castle. I would highly recommend this course to anyone seeking to step into Supervision."

CPD reduced cost offer for Graduates: The Module you did not choose!

During the Diploma/Certificate course you will have completed two of the following options:

  • Working with Supervisees in Organisational Settings
  • Psychotherapeutic Supervision
  • Group Supervision

If you would like to do the 'one that got away' we are able to offer this at 25% reduced cost of £360 to those who have received our Certificate or Diploma if the course is not fully booked.


On-going supervision group for supervision of supervision

Please register your interest  - we are working on a new provision and will pubish details of this in the coming weeks.


Further Workshops

We will also put on workshops (mostly one-days) from time to time and you will be informed about them by email. If you would like a particular supervision issue to be discussed then you could let us know and we may be able to run a one-day on the subject.

Contact CSTD for more information on CPD