29th January 2018
Young guy texting on the street

Adolescence: whose problem is it anyway?

I’m fascinated to see that Diana Shmukler, clinical psychologist, teacher and supervisor, is teaching a programme this July at the Oxford University Summer School for Adults on Adolescence: Whose Problem Is It Anyway? The course description says: ‘From the children of the “sturm und drang” to the millennials, adolescence has […]
11th December 2017
Photo of a circle of hands in the sand

An experiential workshop on contracting with teams

Venue: Ashridge House, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS Date: Monday 5 March 2018 Contracting is a hard enough discipline for coaches to master. Contracting with teams is an order of magnitude more complex. That’s why I’m working with People & Performance, and Oyster Development in offering a live experience in team […]
29th November 2017

The hidden dimensions of team coaching supervision

I’ve written an article for the current edition of Coaching Perspectives magazine, the publication of the Association for Coaching. Entitled ‘The hidden dimensions of team coaching supervision’, the article looks at some key elements of team coaching, outlines the knowledge and skills team coaches need, and shows how supervision plays […]
11th September 2017

Time away keeps me fit for purpose

I’ve just returned from virtually a whole month away from work. I started August with a week-long tai ji retreat in Herefordshire which was both calming and revitalising. I left there with my feet firmly on the ground, feeling centred, rested and balanced. I then set off alone for a […]