30th May 2020

Podcast: Coaches under pressure

While I was in Sydney in those far-off days of pre-lockdown February, I met with Renee Lockwood and Melanie Weeks, co-founders of space2think and co-presenters of the Coaching Kool-Aid podcast, which looks behind the curtains of the coaching profession. They’ve just posted our conversation, which explores coaching supervision, the common […]
24th March 2020

Updated reading resources for team coaching and supervision

Since posting this reading list on 9 February, I’ve been considering more books related to team coaching and supervision, which are now included in the updated list below. In the current climate of coronavirus crisis, a reading list might not seem hugely significant. But I’m posting it because some of […]
17th March 2020

The lifeboat of technology in our strange new world

I’ve often had a feeling of reluctance about the effects of new technology on how we live and work. My experience has frequently been that mobiles and tablets, alerts and instant messaging, impose on our attention, create information overload, make us feel more stressed, and distract us from the things […]
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 […]