I am drawn to write this blog about self-care and rest. You don’t really need me to tell you that it has been a difficult two years in New Zealand, and while we may like to be optimistic, there are many indications that life may not get that much easier in the short term. While … Continue reading Let’s talk rest and self-care
We shall not cease from exploration And the end of all our exploring Will be to arrive where we started And know the place for the first time. T.S. Elliot; Little Giddings This is not a new consideration but one that has sat in the background and foreground for all my professional life. Likely it … Continue reading What does being a ‘treaty partner’ mean in supervision?
This reflection is the final in a series of blogs talking about the use of written reports/feedback to an organisation about supervision. You'll see we have two separate blogs to cover the supervisor and supervisee perspective on a specific review report undertaken by us (Karen and Shane). Shane and I met to hold our discussion … Continue reading To report or not to report: Unpacking the review process – a supervisor experience
My supervision relationship with Karen goes back almost 10 years. Karen was my first supervisor as a new graduate and I attribute my growth and development through those initial years to her skills, her knowledge, her patience, and her perseverance with me. Our working relationship has been built on trust, safety and a deep respect … Continue reading To report or not to report: Unpacking the review process – a supervisee experience