Summer Gathering of Interdependent Supervisors Network

2nd July 2021 10 – 4 pm BST Cost: a self-selected fee booked through Eventbrite There are now 7 peer supervision groups and seven supervision pairs or dyads who have joined the network. People are also emailing either to be put in touch with a peer supervision group, or how to start a peer supervision group.  The tribe is growing! The idea of a community network has been around sometime, not just in supervision, but in day to day life.  Sue Goss, author of Open Tribe http://iwbooks.co.uk/person/sue-goss and Hilary Cottam, author of Radical Help https://www.hilarycottam.com both write eloquently and practically about the need… Read More

Centre for Peaceful Solutions Webinar

“Empathy in Action – Exercising the Heart” Join us for a FREE 120-minute webinar on 4th November 2020 at 18:00 (UK time) where Maria Arpa, MBE, Founder of the Centre for Peaceful Solutions will walk through a live demonstration in dealing with our inner and outer landscape when it comes to conflicts in our life.  VIDEO [2:47]: Watch Maria Arpa, Founder of the Center for Peaceful Solutions, introducing the Dialogue Road Map. This will be an interactive session with a live audience member so we will shout out for a volunteer! The 120-minute webinar will include: · A welcome from Maria Arpa,… Read More

Drop-In Peer Supervision Session

This drop-in group is an opportunity for colleagues to come together into pop up peer groups and access support and supervision. We will begin this session with the large group; the intention being to move into peer groups, spending most of the workshop in peer group supervision. This is also an opportunity for peer groups that have already formed to meet at the same time as other groups and feel a wider community creating a container in wwhich multiple peer groups can be held.\ This session will be convened by Joan &… Read More

Report Back: ISN Online Conference July 3rd 2020

On July 3rd almost 200 of us met for an online ISN conference.  It had been planned online from the beginning because it is a widely spread network, still emergent and small so this seemed the best way of going forward.  As it happened it turned out to be the only way.  We had some excellent speakers, Keemar Keemar who looked at how we relate to supervision through our autobiographies and Juliet Grayson and William Ayot presented on their work with perpetrators – Compassion for Perpetrators.  William is also a poet and he… Read More

Introducing the Online Forum for ISN

A Brief History  Robin and I (CSTDLondon) started running the online group supervision in conjunction with Onlinevents on Thursday mornings from March 26th 2020.  The idea for it emerged in a conversation with John Wilson and Fabienne Chazeaux of onlinevents.  However it was conceived well before then through many years of us running supervision groups and trainings in supervision, the monthly Friday drop in supervision group and the supervisors network (ISN), from John Wilson’s side running onlinevents for the last eleven years and jointly our working together on and off for the last eight… Read More

At the ISN Conference 30 Nov 2019

Thanks to all who came along to the recent ISN Conference Approximately 18 people attended.   The morning was held by Robin Shohet and Phil Turner and the afternoon by Steve Mepsted.  We started the day breaking into pairs and sharing a ‘sparkling’ moment at work. This is an excellent exercise for putting people in touch with their strengths and creating connection and relationship. After hearing from some of the participants we moved into an appreciative inquiry of supervision, again in pairs for 20 minutes each way. The appreciative inquiry form used in… Read More

Next Meeting Event

Thank you for coming to the meeting on July 5th. We are writing to let you know that the next one will be  Saturday November 30th, same venue and same cost ie £40 which will go to funding of website which is still work in progress. The booking will again be through Alison at www.cstdlondon.co.uk We thought that the proposed change of name to the ‘Interdependent Supervisors Network’ was an excellent idea, but it may be harder to put into practice than we realised. Steve Mepsted the designer of the site will let us know…. Read More