WHAT IS MENTORING -
It is a chance to look at our own needs as a practitioner. It can be provided in a group setting or on a one to one arrangement. Either way, the setting is important, it is a safe, nurturing, confidential environment.
It is a time when we as practitioners take time out to consider our interaction with our patients and therefore can monitor our energy appropriately.
It is a chance to also consider practice problems and practicalities and learn from each other.
It is an opportunity to look at those re-
Sharing our difficulties and success's is empowering and energising.
When we start to see our professional needs being met we begin to see how such an enjoyable and valuable aspect this process is.
'Inside everyone of us is a garden and each practitioner has to go back to it and take care of it.'
Thich Nhat Hanh
'Sed quis custodet ipsos custodes?
(But who will care and protect the carers?)
Juvenal, Satires, 6 1:347
TYPICAL ISSUES WHICH FREQUENTLY OCCUR
Roles, contracts and boundary issues
Professional and personal issues
Emotional responses to patients (eg 'difficult' patients) including the death of a patient
Building up a practice
Relationships with other practitioners and professionals
The groups are of limited size and meet approximately monthly for two and half to three hours.
Individual Sessions are for one hour at regular intervals by mutual agreement.
For more information please contact Dr Martin Allbright 01684-
If you want to take your self and your practice seriously as a person who cares for others, it is important to build a system of support for yourself. When we feel supported and enthusiastic, our practices will thrive and as a practitioner we reconnect with excitement.
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