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The Wider Context We have reached the final perspective in our series. During the last six weeks, we’ve examined the relationships, the backgrounds, the internal and external responses of Professional Supervisors, their Supervisees and the Clients that the Supervisee oversees… and what we can learn from their dynamics as a leader, mentor, mentee or just a human being.  The final

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Seven

September 29, 2022
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Focus on the Supervisor Welcome to week six in our series on what we can learn from the Seven Perspectives for Professional Supervisors. Last week, we delved into the relationships between the Professional Supervisor and their Supervisee. This time, we are narrowing the lens on the Professional Supervisor themselves; examining their professional process and what is going on inside of

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Six

September 22, 2022
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Focus on Supervisory Relationship  The Fifth Perspective in our Seven part series on perspectives for Professional Supervisors focuses on the distinct relationship between the Professional Supervisor and their Supervisee/Mentor. This is the first instance that the series has turned the eye to look at the Professional Supervisor. Up until now, we have explored the dynamics between the Supervisee and their

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Five

September 15, 2022
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Supervisee-Focused Perspective (Internal) The Fourth Perspective in our seven part series on Perspectives for Professional Supervisors might sound familiar. There are some similarities to Perspective Two, in that we are focusing on the Supervisee again. However, while Perspective Two looks at the Supervisee’s external way of working with clients; their individual strategies, interventions and perceptions, Perspective Four looks more at

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Four

September 8, 2022
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Supervisee-Client Relationship Focused Perspective  Today, we continue our series on the Seven Perspectives for Professional Supervisors, looking at Perspective Three; the relationship between the Supervisee and the Client. So far, we have focused on each individually and how they may perceive each other. Perspective Three concerns the relationship between these two individuals.  The difference between this and the first two

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Three

September 1, 2022
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Supervisee-Focused Perspective (External) Welcome to part two of our series on the seven perspectives for professional supervisors which concerns the three main relationships involved in Professional supervision; the professional Supervisor, their supervisee and the client of the supervisee. For example, this could be a professional supervisor working with their supervisee who is a school Principal. The supervisee’s clients would be

The Seven Perspectives: Perspective Two

August 25, 2022
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Focusing on the clients This perspective focuses on the sort of third party involved. For a mentor or coach talking with a Professional Supervisor, this person would be their client. With a school Principal talking with a Professional Supervisor, the third party would be their teachers, the students or the parents of the students. For a pastor in the same

The Seven Perspectives: Eye One

August 11, 2022
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Seven Eyes Model of Supervision If you have been in leadership, and have had to supervise coworkers and employees for more than a few years, it’s likely you have heard of the seven-eyes model of supervision. This is a method of supervision developed by Peter Hawkins. It is designed to help practitioners grow in their professional development, particularly to understand

The Seven Perspectives (Introduction)

August 4, 2022
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The way we interact with the world around us has everything to do with how we choose to perceive the world. If we wake up each morning, and roll out of bed dreading the worst parts of our day, imagining worst-case scenarios, feeling like we can’t change the aspects of our life we don’t enjoy or that life feels empty

Reframing your Mindset 

July 28, 2022