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Restorative space for supervisors and coaches - join the Flow Game with Jo

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Attending to ourselves is a vital component within supervision. The restorative function sits alongside, and is interwoven with, the normative/accountability and formative/learning functions (Proctor, 1986). This is relevant for the supervisee (coach); and for the supervisor. We are the instruments of our practice! We are the precious tools with which we engage in the art of supervision and coaching.

Supervision - the co-created space in which growth and learning is supported; moving between the dance floor and the balcony; wholly 'in' and also wholly 'alongside'; observing from within and out-with - looking for insights, stretch and learning.

In order for us to serve those who choose to work with us, we must attend to, and enhance our capacity for the restorative function....replenishing, refilling, refuelling and giving attention to ourselves, and by doing so allowing our energy and essence to be revitalised.

So here's a space for YOU. For you to ask the questions about yourself as a practitioner; as a colleague; partner; human being! What would resource you right now?

Flow Game

Join me for a day of stillness, enquiry and illumination....and almost certainly some play, fun and laughter! Be with like-minded people, committed to their own exploration and supporting you in yours. Together, we'll create a small, confidential oasis amidst the chaos of the working week - dropping down into deep reflection and collaboration before the weekend.

Are you looking for a deep dive into a question, a puzzle or an issue that is fundamental to you right now? Wondering about your direction for this year? Intrigued about your part in a relationship, a business or the world? Searching for light where there is darkness or confusion?

Join me in a Flow Game – a powerful process of internal reflection and shared enquiry - to ground, strengthen, bring clarity and flow, to people - in life, leadership and actions.

To those of you familiar with Supervision the Game will be run as a supervision group - with the focus on the practitioner.

A little more about the Flow Game

Our world needs to be refreshed - something new.

Old ways of thinking, talking, leading and working are failing in increasingly evident ways.

Many of us feel the call to be more and do something different but are unsure what that new something might be.

The Flow Game uses the Medicine Wheel in a simplified form as a structure; wisdom drawn from First Nations people (Native American Indians). It is a non-linear flow through four dimensions of personal leadership:

  1. vision and the bigger context;
  2. leadership, courage, breaking new ground and coming back;
  3. meaningful action;
  4. community – connection, engagement, alignment with comm(on)unity.

Additionally, invitation to enquiry is brought through the spiritual dimension and through the ground, the foundation on which we stand.

Participants flow along rivers, gaining personal insights and harnessing collective wisdom in service of their question.

The Flow Game is a gentle, yet powerful, crucible for personal and collective growth.

Flow is easiest in the ‘chaordic’ field, a dynamic balancing between chaos (enough to stimulate and provoke) and order (enough to give sound boundaries and coordinates). This is where the creative and the new is born. It takes courage to enter that chaordic space as a player, or as a host, and endure uncertainty before a new insight or resting place. Are you ready to step in?

Book your place now or contact me jo@jobirch.co.uk for more information.

Practicalities: Minimum 4 players - Maximum 6 players

About Jo Birch

I love this game! It's a very simple holding structure though which personal reflection can find order - and through which group members connect deeply with each other. I've learned to host the game through my work with Toke Moeller and the Art of Hosting Community: an intentional group of people across the world working for peace, collaboration, greater understanding and a better world - linking with young (and old) innovators of social change; universities and communities; governments and local leaders.

I'm passionate about playing my part in creating a just world and this thread runs through my work and career from my early days. I am a senior Executive Coach; supervisor of coaches, supervisors; trainers, leaders, counsellors & psychotherapists and I continue to run a busy psychotherapy practice. I work with senior people in their field across the globe, and face-to-face in Edinburgh, London and Manchester. As Director of CSA and ICRP I contribute to the growth and development of the international Diploma in Coaching Supervision and the innovative programme of CPD, research and events offered to coaches and leaders.

I am Programme Leader of the UK Diploma; and Director of CSA Asia Pacific along with my colleague Leanne Lowish.

I'm committed to contributing to the coaching profession and do so through a number of key voluntary roles within the Association for Coaching, Global Supervisors Network, and previously BACP Coaching (Chair 2012-2014).

Outside of the coaching field I am a Trustee for Patient's Advocacy Service in a maximum security hospital; and a Board member on a Community Interest Company providing adventurous activities for disadvantaged children and families.

Come! Join me!

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