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’ […]
22nd November 2016

Sydney workshops for coaching supervisors

I’m looking forward to running two workshops in Sydney in January. The workshops focus on group supervision and there are a few places still available, so please get in touch if you’d like to take part. The workshops are: 23-24 January – This two-day workshop is for experienced coaching supervisors who […]
18th November 2016

Judgmental ignorance or critical reflection?

Despite my concerns – indeed misgivings – about some aspects of the use of technology in our highly relational practice of coaching and supervision, I surprised myself when I recently booked to attend a workshop at OBCAMS in Oxford which was scheduled for late on a Friday afternoon. Not only would […]
1st November 2016

A refreshing approach to facilitation

The book, From Contempt to Curiosity by Caitlin Walker, is a refreshing and fascinating approach to facilitation which uses systemic modelling and working with clean language and metaphor to enable learning and development. Some of the themes Caitlin explores include how judgment and prejudice can impact on how we engage and […]
21st October 2016

In pursuit of silence

Today sees the UK launch of a new film, In Pursuit of Silence, which describes itself as ‘a meditative exploration of our relationship with silence, sound and the impact of noise on our lives’. Based on the trailers, and on reviews such as this one in the Guardian, I’m looking […]