I want to look at how the therapeutic tool box we all develop over time can be applied in the everyday life and place we inhabit. I believe that these tools can be a huge power in political change in the way we live together, how we view difference and actually communicate as people.
I am aware as I write this how even the act of presenting these words can be misinterpreted and for this reason want to be able to encourage an open forum during the discussion online.Read More
Knowing your team operating system gives you a greater insight into those differences and enables you to read and understand the dynamic that is going on – the more you can read the system the better able you are to have conversations that uncover issues, get fresh, new ideas on the table, establish genuine agreement and commitment, and get things done.
This online session will build on a previous session on “Structural Dynamics” with the focus this time on the Operating System (the rules governing the language we use and the actions we take when interacting with each other). This will allow you the opportunity to explore your own team operating system in an interactive exercise followed by an online discussion.Read More
Every action stance takes place within one of three communication domains – these domains define the focus and direction of what we say based on an orientation that preoccupies us – some focus heavily on Feelings, some on getting things done and others on understanding what it all means (Affect, Power and Meaning). Our preference is driven by a deep inner sense of what we care about and what is important to us. We can explore what this means for our every day workplace conversations.Read More
I came to a relational approach to therapy through my experience as a therapist, my discussions with Helena Hargaden and other colleagues, and in supervision, reading and studying. But my thinking about a relational perspective has been broadened, deepened and shaped by contemporary energy physics and organisational theory, research into neuroscience, and indeed my spiritual teaching.Read More