Supervision as Transformation
224 pages, 6 x 9
Release Date:15 Jul 2011

Supervision as Transformation

A Passion for Learning

Foreword by Ben Fuchs; Edited by Robin Shohet
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Supervision provides a positive space for compassion, inquiry, reflection, and above all development. The chapters in this book are written from a wide range of perspectives, all of which take a practical approach to supervision and show how transformative it can be when approached in the right way.Contributions range from explorations of supervision as a journey of life-long learning and its place at the heart of practice to chapters on faith, transformation, dealing with feelings, and working with asylum seekers and refugees. The multidisciplinary approach covers much ground not previously touched upon, and every contribution demonstrates just how powerful and transformational passionate supervision has the potential to be.This book will be an invaluable resource for anyone working in the helping professions, for whom supervision is an integral part of their work.
Robin Shohet has been teaching supervision through the Centre for Supervision and Team Development for 30 years. He lives with his family at the Findhorn Foundation, a spiritual community in the North East of Scotland. Robin is the editor of Passionate Medicine: Making the transition from conventional medicine to homeopathy and Passionate Supervision, both published by JKP.
Introduction. 1. Supervision: A Journey of Life-Long Learning. Michael Carroll. 2. "It's at the Heart of our Practice at the Family Nurse Partnership." Ann Rowe. 3. Finding "Ariel". A Small Enterprise Learns to Navigate the Storm of Change. Richard Olivier. 4. "If you want to go faster, go alone. If you want to go further, go together." Work as Transformation through Supervision. Joan Wilmot. 5. The Tapestry of my Approach to Transformational Supervision. Fiona Adamson. 6. Supervision through conversation; being seen, being real. Interview with Alan Rodgers by Robin Shohet. 7. Supervising Psychotherapists who work with Asylum Seekers and Refugees: A Space to Reflect where Feelings are Unbearable. Judy Ryde. 8. Reflections on Learning in Supervision. Mary Creaner. 9. Resistance is a Natural Path. An Alternative Perspective on Transformation. Christina Breene. 10. Fear and Stepping Forward Anyway. My Journey to and with The Interfaith Seminary. Nicola Coombe. 11. Another way of knowing. Emptying our Minds and Undoing Projections: A Life Skill. Interview with Robin Shohet by Christina Breene. The Contributors. Subject Index. Author Index.
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