At Calvert and Associates Psychology, we are pleased to offer clinical supervision for Provisional Psychologists, Clinical Psychology Registrars, Clinical Psychologists and other mental health professionals. Supervision is offered via video-conferencing (Zoom).

Dr Fiona Calvert is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist, with Board-Approved Supervisor status. She is the Principal Clinical Psychologist at Calvert and Associates, and her clinical experience encompasses working with adolescent and adult clients with a wide variety of presentations. Fiona has a special interest in Borderline Personality Disorder and Complex Trauma. She is trained to provide Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, Enhanced Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Eating Disorders, and Schema Therapy. She regularly provides clinical supervision and training to mental health professionals. Fiona has a warm and collaborative supervision style and tailors her approach to meet each supervisee’s needs.

Fiona has a long-standing interest in teaching and supervision and currently lectures and supervises within the Clinical program at the Australian Catholic University. Fiona was previously a Senior Lecturer at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) and the Clinic Manager of the ACAP Psychology Clinic. Her PhD research focused on improving methods of teaching and skill development in the supervision of early-career psychologists, and for this she was awarded the Freestone Clinical Psychology Award. Below is a list of relevant publications from Fiona’s research in the area of clinical supervision:

  • Deane, F. P., Donovan, M., Quinlan, E., Calvert, F., & Allan, C. (2020). In with the outputs and out with the inputs: A need for better tracking and research on professional psychology practicum hours. Clinical Psychologist, https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/abs/10.1080/13284207.2021.1923127

  • Calvert, Fiona L., Deane, Frank, P., & Barrett, J. (2019). Supervisees’ experiences of a metacommunication intervention in clinical supervision. Clinical Psychologist, https://aps.onlinelibrary.wiley.com/doi/abs/10.1111/cp.12199

  • Calvert, Fiona L., Deane, Frank, P., & Barrett, J. (2019). Improvements in psychologists’ metacommunication self-efficacy, willingness and skill following online training and a supervision exercise. Journal of Clinical Psychology, https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/31730269/

  • Calvert, Fiona. L., Deane, Frank. P., & Grenyer, Brin F. S. (2018). Supervisee perspectives on the use of metacommunication in supervision. Psychotherapy Research, https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/30257612

  • Calvert, Fiona. L., Deane, Frank. P., Crowe, Trevor, P., & Grenyer, Brin F. S. (2018). Supervisor perceptions of relational competence: Core components and developmental considerations. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 12, 135-141, doi: 10.1037/tep0000194

  • Calvert, Fiona. L., Crowe, Trevor, P., & Grenyer, Brin F. S. (2017). An investigation of supervisory practices to develop relational and reflective competence in psychologists. Australian Psychologist, 52(6), 467–479. doi: 10.1111/ap.12261.

  • Calvert, Fiona. L., Crowe, Trevor, P., & Grenyer, Brin F. S. (2016). Dialogical reflexivity in supervision: An experiential learning process for enhancing reflective and relational competencies. The Clinical Supervisor, 35(1), 1-21. doi: 10.1080/07325223.2015.1135840.

  • Gonsalvez, C. J. & Calvert, F. L. (2014). Competency-based models of supervision: Principles and applications, promises and challenges. Australian Psychologist, 49(4), 200-208.