Asked 6th Jul, 2017

How can we focus on the dynamics in the supervisor and supervisee relationship to encourage awareness and accountability of difference and otherness?

I am currently working on the second ellipses article the third in the supervision relationship.
I would welcome your thoughts, suggestions, practice related examples and references to key theoretical text....

All Answers (3)

7th Jul, 2017
Aisling Mcmahon
Dublin City University
Hi Salma,
Your project sounds really interesting and I wish you well with it...close exploration of the processes and dynamics within the supervisory relationship is really valuable and much needed. While it does not attend to diversity issues, you may be interested in a reflective article I wrote in relation to the supervisory relationship, which does address some key dynamics (it can also be viewed on my home page on RG):
 McMahon, A. (2014). Four guiding principles for the supervisory relationship. Reflective Practice: International and Multidisciplinary Perspectives, 15(3), 333-346.
With best wishes,
23rd Jul, 2017
Salma Siddique
University of St Andrews
Aisling, thank you for the reference and our project is considering diversity and difference as configurations... I would welcome your reflections on dynamics

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