14th January 2020

Summer study break on play and imagination

Dr Diana Shmukler, clinical psychologist, professor of psychotherapy and supervisor, is teaching a programme this summer (18-25 July) at the Oxford University Summer School for Adults on Play, Imagination and Humour: Pathway to Creative Living. The programme encompasses childhood, play theory, storytelling, myths, legends, and psychological games, and extends to […]
7th January 2020

Themes for the year ahead

Reflecting on the year past – and the year ahead – over the past week or two, I realised there are three recurring themes that have emerged in work with my clients. I’m carrying them with me into this new year, because the issues and possibilities they raise have excited, […]
15th December 2019
Photo of Alison leading the Working with Group programme in Dublin, May 2019

Working with groups: A programme in Sydney

I’m looking forward to facilitating a two-day development programme in Sydney in February, entitled Working with Groups. The programme is for experienced executive coaches and coaching supervisors, and is run in collaboration with CSA Ltd. The programme runs on 10-11 February. Please contact me here if you would like to […]
15th November 2019

Taking creativity for a walk

Over the past year, I’ve been working in a new way by engaging in group supervision in diverse locations. There’s been a growing trend for coaches and supervisors to move their work with clients from the indoor world of rooms and offices into the outdoor world of parks and the […]