At Calvert Psychology, we are pleased to offer clinical supervision for Provisional Psychologists, Clinical Psychology Registrars and endorsed Clinical Psychologists. Supervision is offered via both face-to-face and video-conferencing.

Dr Fiona Calvert is an endorsed Clinical Psychologist, with Board-Approved Supervisor status. She is the Principal Clinical Psychologist at Calvert & Associates, and sees 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, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Dialectical Behaviour Therapy and Schema Therapy. She also regularly provides clinical supervision to Provisional Psychologists, Clinical Psychology Registrars and Registered Psychologists within her private practice. Fiona is passionate about supporting psychologists’ growth and development. She 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. Fiona was previously a Senior Lecturer at the Australian College of Applied Psychology (ACAP) and was the Clinic Manager of the ACAP Psychology Clinic. She also taught at the University of Wollongong over a period of six years, which included subject coordination and lecturing for 300-level and Honours students. She maintains involvement in teaching and clinical research through Honorary Academic roles. Her PhD focused on improving methods of teaching and skill development in the supervision of early-career psychologists and she was awarded the Freestone Clinical Psychology Award during her doctoral training. Below is a list of relevant publications from Fiona’s research in the area of clinical supervision:

  • Calvert, Fiona L., Deane, Frank, P., & Barrett, J. (under review). Supervisees’ experiences of a metacommunication intervention in clinical supervision.

  • Calvert, Fiona L., Deane, Frank, P., & Barrett, J. (under review). Improvements in psychologists’ metacommunication self-efficacy, willingness and skill following online training and a supervision exercise.

  • 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.