The Institute promotes Pastoral Supervision and Reflective Practice through self-initiated and commissioned research. At present Associates of the Institute are researching:

  • The role of supervision in the ethical practice of spiritual direction
  • The intentional use of the self in pastoral supervision & reflective practice
  • The missional character of supervision
  • Cross-Professional Creative Supervision
  • Values-based Reflective Practice as an interdisciplinary practice for vocational regeneration in healthcare
  • Supervision in initial ministerial formation
  • The role of supervision in preventing clergy stress

Research enquiries should be directed to