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Relational mindfulness: Building moment by moment awareness in our client relationships and beyond
15 June 2021 at 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
Coaching Psychologist and Relational Mindfulness Professional
As business psychologists, our way of being in relationship will influence client outcomes perhaps as much as the tools, techniques and skills we deploy. Practising mindfulness and meditation can help us to be more present, aware and resourceful in each moment with our clients. Relational mindfulness takes this a step further by bringing our practice of mindfulness right into the moment of interaction with others and providing guidelines to support us to engage in mindful dialogue. For more information about relational mindfulness, please see the articles available for download here: https://affinitycands.com.
This experiential introduction offers an opportunity to explore what relational mindfulness is and to experience how the practice could benefit your professional (and other) relationships. It will be aimed at coaches, consultants and anyone for whom relationships are a key part of their role. The session will include both individual and relational mindfulness practice (the latter in pairs or triads in breakout rooms).
Emma Donaldson-Feilder aims to support the development of kinder, wiser workplaces, with more relational leadership and people management, improved employee health and wellbeing and greater inclusivity. Her varied professional portfolio includes teaching relational mindfulness, coaching senior managers and executives, individual and group supervision for coaches, consultancy for organisations and teams, research, writing, speaking, and public policy. She is a Registered Occupational Psychologist, Accredited Executive Coach, Certified Coach Supervisor and Relational Mindfulness Teacher. She has recently conducted research exploring the use of mindfulness and relational mindfulness in leadership development. She is particularly interested in the link between leadership/people management and employee health and wellbeing, together with the role of relational mindfulness, coaching and coach supervision in supporting positive change in these fields.
Looking forward to welcoming you,