Power dynamics in coaching, counselling, supervision, management, and teaching…

The relationship between counsellors and their clients, supervisors and their supervisees, tutors and their students, and managers and their ‘team’, are all determined by the projections of one onto the other and how the other responds. What’s important (in my… Continue reading

Eclectic, Integrative, and Pluralistic approaches to psychotherapy…

Integrative psychotherapy, when the term is used properly, relates to an approach that tries to support the client while they “integrate” their body, mind, spirit, and emotions.  There are a number of organisations that train therapists to work in this… Continue reading

Oh, dear… “What is your modality?”

Life is not a straight line.  Perish the thought that we should discover its meaning when we are 21 and have nothing more to learn or subsequently re-frame our perspective.  Some therapists eschew the term ‘eclectic’ and I don’t really like to… Continue reading

New course: Introduction to Reflective Practice and Journaling (Oxford, Jan 2020)

Does your profession expect you to use reflective practice (RP) to maintain the ability to practice? Increasingly professional bodies are seeing that attending workshops and conferences have limited long-term impact without the habit of RP. This is particularly true of… Continue reading

“Introduction to Reflective Practice and Journaling” – Oxford University – Jan/Apr 2020

Details of our new course – An Introduction to Reflective Practice and Journaling – are live here: https://www.conted.ox.ac.uk/courses/introduction-to-reflective-practice-and-journaling?code=O19P600PCW Our courses are incredibly popular, often becoming fully booked within a few weeks, so don’t delay – book today! Any questions, just… Continue reading