With our ‘Reconnecting with the Heart of Frontline Practice’ seminar on 25th May now just weeks away, we are delighted to share our line-up of impressive guest speakers. This is our second one-day, interactive national seminar for frontline practitioners and managers. The theme of this year’s seminar is ‘Vulnerability, Humility and Compassion at the Frontline’.
We hope that you will join us to hear these inspirational and thought-provoking presentations.
Dr Tim Dartington will present on ‘Spaces to Think’. In his presentation, Tim will explore reflective practice as one way of taking a breather at this time of difficulty and stress. Tim has worked with individuals and teams providing supportive services to people when they are most vulnerable, from early life to living in crisis or recovering from trauma to old age and dying. His research has been on the underlying dynamics of systems of care. Formerly with the Tavistock Institute, he is also a visiting lecturer with the Tavistock & Portman NHS Trust in London and had published widely.
Dr Aisling McMahon will present on ‘Vulnerability and humility in supervision relationships’. In her presentation, Aisling will explore the role of vulnerability and humility in supervision relationships. Dr Aisling McMahon is a clinical psychologist, integrative psychotherapist, and clinical supervisor, and is also currently training as a group analyst. She works as an Assistant Professor at Dublin City University where she teaches on postgraduate psychotherapy and clinical supervision training programmes. With Peter Hawkins, Aisling is co-author of the 5th edition of ‘Supervision in the Helping Professions’. Her research interests are clinical supervision and practitioner development, with an interest in fostering resilience, from training to retirement.
Dr Kate Lucre will present on ‘The Compassionate Kitbag: practical ways to develop our compassionate identity’ Kate will share ways we can calm and energise our nervous system with imagery, breathing, and sensory techniques and how to use the science and practice of compassion to bring balance and strength in mind and body. Dr Kate Lucre is a Birmingham-based Compassion Focused Therapist and Supervisor specialising in the use of CFT for complex trauma, personality, and relational difficulties for groups and individuals. She is the regional supervision coordinator for the Compassionate Mind Foundation and also runs workshops for the Foundation and across the UK on CFT for groups and Compassion Focused Staff Support and Supervision.
We look forward to meeting you on the day. Click here to book your place.
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