8th February 2017

Writing down and opening up

One of the books I’m reading and enjoying at the moment is Opening Up by Writing It Down, an introduction to expressive writing as a way of processing deeply felt personal experiences or problems. The book subtitle sets out the essential promise of the book as ‘How expressive writing improves health […]
10th January 2017
Photo of a small group session

The value of group work

As I prepare for two group supervision workshops in Sydney after the holiday break (see details below), I’m starting to reflect on why these workshops give me such pleasure and inspiration. Here are three thoughts… Firstly, I really love how group supervision workshops give everyone an opportunity to notice and […]
9th December 2016

CSA Diploma 2017 open for applications

The Coaching Supervision Academy (CSA) is currently interviewing for their accredited one-year Diploma in Coaching Supervision in London, starting in October 2017. The programme is for experienced professionals who are looking for a recognised qualification in coaching supervision. Over 500 executive coaches and leaders have been trained in the Diploma […]
7th December 2016

Research into team coaching and supervision

David Clutterbuck and I are researching team coaching and the supervision of team coaching. We’ve opened a survey to kick-start research in this very recent field. Our aim is firstly to understand the dynamics of supervising team coaches and how this differs from supervising coaches in their one-to-one practice; secondly […]
2nd December 2016

Shedding light through relational supervision

I attended a terrific experiential workshop which Helena Hargaden facilitated at the Supervisors’ Conference in Bristol recently. In her very thought-provoking, newly published book, The Art of Relational Supervision: Clinical implications of the use of Self in Group Supervision, she explores how the group process in supervision can highlight the internal or ‘unconscious’ […]