My professional development

All good coaches/mentors are constantly adding to their knowledge, skills and tools.

CPD activities:

  • 16 September 2013 – ‘Mindful Coaching’, Edwina Love Lawrence (Coaching Focus)
  • 11 September 2014 – ‘Neuropsychology and Coaching’, Virginia Brown (Coaching Focus)
  • 28 November 2014 – ‘Work based learning and models of reflection’, Professor Laurence Solkin, Deputy Dean, School of Arts and School of Social Sciences (City University)
  • 3 December 2014 – ‘Using Personality and Psychological Type to understand ourselves and others in the workplace’, Tina Buckle, freelance consultant and former Head of City’s Leadership and Staff Development Unit (City University)
  • 24 March 2015 – ‘Coaching Different Cultures’, Alison Maxwell (Coaching Focus)
  • 24 March 2015 – ‘Beyond the brain taxi: coaching with the body’, Mark Walsh (London Coaching Group)
  • 26 March 2015 – ‘Inside the Coach’s Head’, Claire Pedrick (London Coaching Group)
  • 25 August 2015 – ‘Coaching women through the menopause’, Tim Taylor and Deborah Price (London Coaching Group)
  • 24 November 2015 – ‘Unconscious Bias’, Edward Nelson (London Coaching Group)
  • 3 December 2015 – Coaching Focus Annual Conference: ‘What coaches want and other research findings’ (Dr Alison Carter); ‘It’s not about the coach: developing coaches who want to learn, develop and perform’ (Trayton Vance); ‘Developing a sustainable internal workplace coaching capability’ (Sheridan Maguire); ‘Utilising team coaching in context to workplace coaching’ (Katherine Long)
  • 10 March 2016 – ‘Couching – the boundaries between coaching and counselling’, William Devine and Dr Helen Holgate (Coaching Focus)
  • 10 November 2016 – ‘NLP and Coaching’, Coaching Focus

Recent reading:

  • Existential perspectives on coaching, Emmy Van Deurzen and Monica Hanaway (Eds), (Palgrave Macmillan, 2012)
  • Neuropsychology for Coaches, Paul Brown and Virginia Brown (Open University Press, 2012)
  • Coaching, Mentoring and Organisational Consultancy. Supervision and Development, Peter Hawkins and Nick Smith (Open University Press, 2008)