Providing specific and actionable critiques without damaging rapport can be one of the most challenging aspects of clinical supervision, but constructive feedback offers a means to provide valuable insight and strengthen working relationships.
George B. Haarman, PsyD, LMFT, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist with over 40 years of experience working in a variety of settings, including private practice, youth detention centers, juvenile group homes, child protective services, and juvenile probation. Dr. Haarman completed basic and advanced supervisor training required by the Kentucky Board of Psychology Examiners and maintains approval by the Board to act as a supervisor. In his private practice, Dr. Haarman has provided clinical supervision to clinical and counseling practicum students as well as consultation about clinical supervision to psychologists for over 25 years.Dr. Haaarman is a national speaker on clinical supervision, depression, school refusal, ADHD, emotional disorders in children and adults and the DSM-5®.He is the author of three books: Clinical Supervision: Legal, Ethical, and Risk Management Issues, School Refusal: Children Who Can't or Won't Go to School, and Mastering DSM-5®.Dr. Haarman received his doctorate in clinical psychology from Spalding University in 1989.He has been an instructor at Jefferson Community College, Bellarmine University, and Spalding University.
Financial: Dr. George Haarman maintains a private practice and is adjunct faculty at Spalding University, Jefferson Community College, and Bellarmine University. He receives a speaking honorarium and recording royalties from PESI, Inc. He has no relevant financial relationships with ineligible organizations.
Non-financial: Dr. George Haarman is a member of the American Psychological Association and the Kentucky Psychological Association.