I have been in the
personal and professional development field for over 40 years. I have
a background in social services, university teaching and research in the
social sciences, and in psychotherapy.
I worked with Edna Murdoch and Miriam Orriss to establish the Coaching Supervision Academy in 2004. We designed our Full Spectrum Model of Coaching Supervision, and then set up our first coaching supervision course that ran in 2006. I was Senior Tutor and Director of Academic Resources, and contributed to the training material.
I left CSA in 2008
in order to develop my Transpersonal Coaching and Transformational Supervision
practice and ideas. In addition to my coaching and supervision business,
I am currently
An important part
of my personal development has been learning to sculpt with clay. Amongst
the many other things I love are being a member of a regular Dream Group
and Book Group, and walking in the countryside with my partner of over
PRESENCE AND MINDFULNESS IN MY WORK
There have been many
influences on my approach to my work. I have been surprised to find that
my hobby as a sculptor, in particular, has helped me to develop my capacity
to be present, in the moment, with no desire to be anywhere else, and
no concerns about the past or the future.