Supervision assures the quality of professional practice through careful monitoring; it heals wounds through wholesome listening and support and offers a unique and free space to develop that which we all want to progress: our personal relationships.
This book will help professional supervisors, consultants and coaches with the `care for the self-aspect of their role - the art of enhancing one’s own performance with the help of experience in practice.
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Erik de Haan is the Director of the Ashridge Centre for Coaching and full Professor of Organisation Development and Coaching at the VU University, Amsterdam. He is also an organisation-development consultant, coach, supervisor and accreditor of coaches.
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