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The Institute promotes Pastoral Supervision and Reflective Practice through regularly publishing journal and online articles and books.

2010  The first edition of Institute Associates Jane Leach and Michael Paterson’s Pastoral Supervision: A Handbook appeared in print. London: SCM.

2011 Bob Whorton’s Reflective Caring was published by SCM.

2012 Lynette Harborne’s book Psychotherapy & Spiritual Direction: Two Languages: One Voice? was published by Karnac/UKCP.

2013 Jane Leach’s chapter appeared in Creative Supervision across Modalities edited by Anna Chesner and Lia Zografou (Jessica Kingsley).

2014 Members of the Institute collaborated with friends and colleagues to produce Enriching  Ministry: Pastoral Supervision in Context. London: SCM.

2015 The second edition of Pastoral Supervision: A Handbook (SCM) appeared with new chapters on how to structure supervision sessions and attending to the body in supervision. Additionally, further theological reflection is offered together with new diagrams, exercises and updated reading lists.

2015  Bob Whorton published Voices from the Hospice.

2015 Michael Paterson contributed a chapter on ‘Supervision and Support’ to A Handbook of Chaplaincy Studies: Understanding Spiritual Care in Public Spaces published by Ashgate.

2017 Bobby Moore published Reflexive Supervision: A Workbook for Learning within and across Professions. Amazon.

2017 Lynette Harborne’s chapter on ‘Discernment’ in Peter Gubi’s What Counsellors and Spiritual Directors Can Learn from Each Other: Ethical Practice, Training and Supervision Jessica Kingsley.

2018 Michael Paterson’s Childhood Sexual Abuse: Caring for Self and Others was published by Redemptorist Publications within their Pastoral Outreach Series. A5 Flyer – Childhood Sexual Abuse 

2018  Practical Theology in Progress: Showcasing an Emerging Discipline, London: Routledge.

2019 Pastorale Supervisie: Een Handboek, Gompel & Svacina. This is the Dutch edition of Pastoral Supervision: A Handbook, 2nd Edition, with an introductory chapter by Dominiek Lootens.

2020 Between a Rock and a Hard Place: Pastoral Supervision Revisited and Revisioned, Edinburgh: IPSRP Publications available from or direct from michael [at]

2020  Pastoral Supervision: Theological Perspectives is currently in preparation

2020  Creative Reflection: An Anthology for Supervision Trainers is currently in preparation.

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