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 […]
26th September 2019

Mapping the dynamics of team coaching

In the past few years, it has become evident to team coaches and those who supervise them that the practice of team coaching often presents challenges that are significantly more demanding and complex than anything which emerges in one-to-one coaching. David Clutterbuck and I carried out an online research survey in 2017, […]
15th June 2019

Working with the parallel process in group supervision

In supervision sessions we are working with those issues that the coach chooses to bring into the room. The coach invites us to explore what might be happening to their client, to themselves, and between the two of them. Sometimes we stay solely with that which our client reports. At […]
30th June 2017

A survey into team coaching supervision

Late in 2016, David Clutterbuck and I set up a survey into team coaching and the supervision of team coaching. We presented the results of the survey at the EMCC Annual Research Conference in June 2017. This survey was stimulated by a project to produce the first handbook of team […]
30th March 2017

Individual coaches and multiple stakeholders

How does a coach manage the demands and expectations of multiple stakeholders while at the same time holding the needs of their coachee? When there are multiple stakeholders, what is realistic in terms of the individual’s goals? Indeed, how do we address the question: ‘Who is the client?’ In my […]
30th December 2016

Is team coaching really ‘new’?

As a coaching supervisor, I am increasingly finding that clients are bringing not only their one to one coaching practice to our sessions, but also their team interventions. The coaches refer to these projects as ‘team coaching’ but from closer scrutiny, there seem to be significant similarities with what have […]
31st October 2016

Onlinevents

Onlinevents, which offers its members regular live-streamed videos, with a chat room for comments and questions, also has a wide-ranging CPD library of webinars, video interviews, workshops and conference presentations stretching back to 2008. The library alone makes this a great resource for practitioners who want to invest in their […]
9th August 2016

Full Spectrum Supervision

Edna Murdoch and Jackie Arnold’s book, Full Spectrum Supervision, takes the reader into the heart of reflective practice and provides fascinating insights into the complexities of this transformative work. The book, subtitled, Who You Are Is How You Supervise, offers the reader a unique view of what actually happens in supervision and shares […]
27th June 2016

OH cards

My use of OH cards has been partially inspired by the work of Mooli Lahad, an Israeli psychotherapist and supervisor, who works in high, post traumatic stress arenas. He argues that the most effective method of supervision uses both right and left hemispheres of the brain, the intuitive and the […]