Julie was invited to give a talk on the what and the how of confidence at a conference for senior women surgeons this spring, with a number of inspiring and illustrious women.
She has also just heard from a Consultant Anaesthetist whom she trained in Truro in Executive Coaching that the move to set up and devolve an effective coaching programme and support system at Treliske Hospital is being very successful and that the focus groups that preceded this and were run together with other senior staff have informed the process and content of the service.
Julie has been asked to present at the CIS ( Czech Institute for Supervision) Conference in Prague in September and will be attending and running a workshop in Bratislava, at the University following that, for the European Association for Supervision and Coaching, EASC.
Julie runs two supervision groups in the West Country for applied psychology professionals and is considering setting one up especially for coaches in the autumn.
She and Mary are so delighted to be working together on the Supervision Immersion Training in the Autumn of this year and the Spring of the next.
Recent Travels with Mary.
Mary has just returned from teaching and participating in the International Logosynthesis Conference in the Netherlands. She is a Master Practitioner and trainer in this field. She is also an accredited Master Coach and Supervisor with the Life and Business Coaching Association of Ireland and has run trainings in Coaching in Eire, Switzerland and also with Julie under our former name of Elliot-Griffiths in Exeter and Prague.
She like Julie, is an accredited Supervisor with the European Association of Supervisors and Coaches, and is also a member of the Supervision Association of Ireland.
Mary is passionate about supervision and firmly believes for anyone working in the field of coaching, to have the support and safety of a competent qualified Supervisor who can facilitate, learning, change and transformation in the service of the individual or organisation and the practitioner, at a personal at a personal level.
Supervision benefits-"potential for growth and transformational learning, develops clinical wisdom and skills through reflective practice, identifies learning goals, uncovers blind spots and works creatively with block s and limitations that may impact practice and wellbeing." Supervisors association of Ireland.
So it is with great great pleasure they will be working together again, Mary and Julie, both highly regarded international trainers, in their creativity, kindness, fun and rigour and the pride they take in offering a place on this new intensive programme of Supervision and any further CPD.
Prior to that:
Julie worked for over 10 year in Prague delivering a Supervision training to Doctors Psychologists,
Psychotherapists, Coaches, Colleagues who had found themselves on different sides of the fence
during the Russian Occupation.
Dealing with teaching people on Conflict Resolution in Switzerland for ten years from backgrounds
ranging from Swissair, Social work, Education, Government,Coaching.
Setting up and running a training Institute for many years providing Professional Accredited
training and Master's degrees.
Training Psychotherapists, Counsellors, Supervisors and Coaches over many years.
Mary had formerly worked in the banking sector,
In her own successful business,
As a Counsellor, Psychotherapist and Supervisor for many years.
A Consultant and Trainer in Switzerland, UK and Eire.
Presenter at workshop for EMCC in Prague.
New Adventures, New beginnings 2018.
Well what a year 2017 was, so much change, challenge and new directions.
Julie has now moved to North Wales, on the `Isle of Anglesey and is building a practice up here in Supervision, Coaching, Couples therapy, Personal Therapy and Counselling. She is also delighted to have formed professional links with Bangor University for two of their Post Graduate programmes, one in Clinical Psychology, the other the Master's degree in Integrative Counselling.
She has bases in Llandudno, Menai Bridge and Newborough.
Recently she has completed the delivery of a very exciting Supervision Diploma for experienced Psychotherapists in Exeter. She is also continuing to work with a team on Supervision and together a new book on Supervision will be developed arising from high level discussions, creativity and fun over a number of years.
She has been asked to provide a separate bespoke training in supervision for an organisation dedicated to bereavement, loss and trauma. This will commence in the spring.
Mary and Julie are getting together to develop some teaching packages together with another colleague with all the technical expertise and we will be letting you know about these shortly.
2017 was full of change, births and deaths and moving and travelling. Mary has become a grandmother for the fourth time, and has been delivering courses in Logosynthesis in several venues in continental Europe. Julie has been continuing her studies of Ayurvedic principles which started in London two years ago and which increasingly informs her practice.. She is also considering training in Functional Medicine having been part of the training of G.P's in Exeter, she is excited by the developments in Functional medicine within this country and throughout the world. She recently was in discussion with a Doctor from Chile, who is Ayurvedic trained and is following further post graduate training in Functional medicine.
2018 feels like an exciting year of consolidation and new ventures and adventures.