Supervision for coaches is now a growing need with more corporate clients and associate consultancies expecting coaches to be in regular supervision. Accreditation and membership of coaching bodies is also driving the need for a supervisor.
Group supervision is more cost effective for most coaches.
The group will be run as a peer learning community and the dynamics of the group will provide a rich and fertile ground for personal and professional development. This group will offer supervision plus personal and interpersonal development.
Questions for discussion will include:
- Who are you as a coach?
- What kind of supervision is useful for a coach
- What is the nature of the relationship between you and your client?
- Who are the clients you connect with best?
- Who are the clients wherein connection is less easy?
- What are the areas you feel less comfortable coaching?
- How to terminate a client relationship that is not working well.
Themes to include:
- Coaching relationship boundaries
- How to deal with a situation that is outside of current expertise – building resilience
- Working with clients who have deeper issues
- Coaching/counselling/mentoring understanding the difference.
- Feelings of the coach related to client.
- Growing our internal supervisor
- Developing reflective thinking, awareness of presence, use of intuition and appropriate creative approaches
Spark Coaching and Training
Julia Menaul is an Executive Coach and Supervisor at the practice she set up, Spark Coaching and Training, in 2001. With a 20 year background in facilitating groups, Julia has trained managers in coaching skills in the public, private and not for profit sectors. Some her clients have included Manchester City Council, The Fire Service, Timpson Ltd, Kepak Foods Ltd, Salford University, Central Manchester NHS Trust, Co-op Group, Network Warrington, Johnnie Johnson Housing Trust and Hull College.
Julia is the Regional Co coordinator for the Association of Coaching Supervisors in the Northwest.
Julia started her career in retail operations for Lewis’s Ltd, Littlewoods and Mackays. After discovering her passion for people development she became a trainer at Help the Aged and then became UK Training Manager for Dedicated Micros, one of the worlds leading manufacturers of CCTV and video surveillance equipment. Before becoming an independent coach in 2001, Julia was the first female Head of Training at Greater Manchester Magistrates Courts responsible for all staff and management development.
Julia is an Accredited Coach with the Association for Coaching and has a BA in Psychology, post graduate diplomas in Human Resource Development and in Executive Coaching plus supervision qualifications from Bath Consultancy Group and the Coaching Supervision Academy.
She is a Fellow of both the Chartered Institute of Personnel &Development and Institute of Training & Occupational Learning.