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  • Confidence building workshops

    Confidence building workshops

    Workshops for small groups to work in a safe environment exploring how our emotions impact upon our ability to communicate, to think and plan, to relate to others. Time taken to develop emotional resilience through simple relaxation and meditative practices to calm the fear, panic, anxiety or self-doubt in order to deal with what life puts in front of us. If this is something you are keen to work on - email me at dorothy@findperspectives.co.uk for further details https://local.google.com/plac

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    Values in action

    I love to explore the big picture. I love to drill down into the detail. I love to integrate the two to develop a clearer and more relevant understanding of my clients - be they individuals or organisations. Gerard Egan wrote about "the thoughtful search for contextual meaning" (The Skilled Helper Model, 9th ed: G Egan; p149) an this seems to me to be crucial for working effectively on personal and organisational development. Egan developed his model many years ago yet it remains as relevant

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    #TRANSFORMATIONTUESDAY

    Social media likes to create ever more topics for each day of the week, week of the year, month of the year … Tuesdays include #transformationtuesday so I thought about this a bit and wrote a short piece on LinkedIn.

  • Divorce Coaching

    Divorce Coaching

    This service provides space in which clients are encouraged to address the emotional and practical challenges which rear their head in the face of separation and/or divorce.

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    What is a spiral?

    Three children talking as I passed them walking locally – one asks the youngest what they have done at school today. The little boy mumbles a reply and the girl who asked the question then asks if he did something about spirals.

  • WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS AWARDS

    WOMEN MEAN BUSINESS AWARDS

    These awards are held annually for women business owners/managers across York, Leeds and Harrogate. The nominations are now out across a range of categories and voting is by the public via the Women Mean Business website – www.womenmean.business/wmb-awards/

  • EFFECTIVE COMMUNICATION SKILLS & BASIC ADVOCACY SKILLS WORKSHOPS
  • NEEDING TO KNOW OR AFRAID OF KNOWING

    NEEDING TO KNOW OR AFRAID OF KNOWING

    Are you the kind of person who needs to know or who is afraid of knowing? Recently I had a diagnostic MRI scan on my back after years of asking for something to be done to diagnose the acute pain I experience on an almost daily basis.  Over this period I was faced with doctors saying that it would simply show degeneration due to age (I’m not that old!) or that whatever it showed would be irrelevant because “we don’t like operating on backs unless we absolutely have to, so it won’t make any diff

  • How did I end up here?

    How did I end up here?

    This first blog series is by way of introducing me to you – so that you can see where my range of experience may be relevant to your needs and help you to make that first step of making contact.

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