’Disturb the comfortable, and comfort the disturbed’ (Cindy Cooper).

– written by Rosalie Dores I have been a mindfulness-based supervisor since 2013, and have received mindfulness-based supervision since 2006. The two are not mutually exclusive. The process of being in supervision informs the offering of supervision. They interact symbiotically. My supervisor of nine years, Cindy Cooper, died in 2017 after a prolonged period of […]

Using recordings of mindfulness-based teaching during supervision

– written by Alison Evans As part of postgraduate training programmes and teacher training pathways, students/trainees are encouraged to record their teaching ready for assessment using the Mindfulness-based Interventions: Teaching Assessment Criteria (MBI:TAC). This is often a daunting prospect for teachers in training. We give an example here from one of our mindfulness-based supervisors (experienced […]

Cindy Cooper Bursary Fund

At our annual gathering at Gilwell in March 2017, shortly after Cindy Cooper passed away, we wanted to honour her contribution to the Mindfulness-based community in a special and lasting way. We decided to rename our bursary fund the “Cindy Cooper Supervision Bursary Fund.” Our supervisors felt that this was a very fitting tribute that Cindy […]