AC USA East Coast - Group Supervision
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AC USA East Coast - Group Supervision

The Association for Coaching (AC) East Coast USA Region is providing an opportunity for members to participate in group supervision starting in February, running 8 sessions on alternating Tuesday from February 11th to May 19th, 2020 at 5.30 - 7.00pm ET. Complimentary event.

When: 19th May 2020
5:30pm start - 7:30pm finish ET
Where: New York City, venue TBD
United States
Contact: David Rothauser

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A Member Benefit

The Association for Coaching (AC) East Coast USA Region is providing an opportunity for members to participate in group supervision starting in February, running 8 sessions on alternating Tuesday from February 11th to May 19th, 2020 at 5.30 pm - 7.00 pm ET.

Why Participate in Coaching Supervision?

Coaches working with clients in organizational settings experience complex issues around ethics, boundaries, duty of care, confidentiality, multiple roles and conflicting priorities, which in turn have an impact on the coach’s self-as-instrument and quality of work. Participating in supervision helps coaches to:

  1. Ensure their coaching practice is professional and ethical
  2. Develop personally and professionally by reflecting on their work, developing greater understanding and capacity
  3. Support themselves and others to manage the effect of the client’s and coach’s emotions and stress

What is Group Coaching Supervision?

Group coaching supervision provides an opportunity for coaches to work together with other professionals to review their cases and explore issues and challenges from a personal, professional and systemic perspective.

The process of group supervision provides insight, reflection, direction, support and the sharing of expertise. Group members learn to help one another improve the quality of their coaching, grow their coaching capacity and support each other in their practice.

Group supervision uses one or two experienced supervisors to act as a guide and resource to the group. Group supervision involves a mix of peer-to-peer dialogue and supervisor-guided reflection. The group members provide multiple perspectives on the issues under discussion while the group supervisor facilitates the process, adding direct observation and expert instruction when needed.

Who is this for?

  • AC members only.
  • Coaches (internal or external) who maintain an active caseload of clients in organizational settings.
  • You must be able to commit to at least 7 of the 8 sessions (2/11, 2/25, 3/10, 3/24, 4/7, 4/21, 5/5, 5/19) and schedule a 25 minute get-to-know-you virtual meeting with the facilitators.
  • Participants with prior experience of supervision are welcome, however it is not necessary to have engaged in coaching supervision to join the group.


Sarah Tennyson

Sarah Tennyson serves as the Regional Co-Chair for the Association for Coaching Region East Coast, USA. Sarah combines her background in organizational psychology with over 15 years’ experience of consulting to large global organizations in more than 20 countries.

An executive and team coach, and an active member of one of the first coaching supervision groups offered by a professional association in New York City, Sarah was an early adopter of supervision. She attended the Oxford Brookes Advanced Professional Program in Coaching Supervision. Prior to launching her independent practice in 2015 Sarah was Senior Director at Moody’s Analytics where she led a global team of consultants.

David Rothauser

David Rothauser co-leads group coaching supervision for the Association for Coaching, East Coast, USA. He began his career teaching science in NYC public schools and went on to coach leaders in education. David now practices independently as an executive coach and works with leaders in tech, entertainment, education, and professional services.

David has honed his coaching over the last 10 years by participating regularly in individual and group supervision. As a coaching supervisor, he brings expertise in the psychodynamics of individuals, teams, and organizations. David studied executive coaching at Columbia University, coaching supervision with Oxford Brookes University, and applied psychoanalysis at the Center for Group Studies and the Center for Modern Psychoanalytic Studies. David presents both nationally and internationally on group leadership and trains group leaders in New York and San Francisco.

How will this group work?

The group supervision will be facilitated face-to-face in New York City by Sarah Tennyson and David Rothauser in New York City.

Places are limited to a maximum number of 8 participants in the group.

You must be able to commit to 7 of the 8 scheduled sessions:

  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 11th February 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 25th February 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 10th March 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 24th March 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 7th April 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 21st April 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 5th May 2020
  • 5.30 – 7.00pm ET, 19th May 2020


For any questions, please contact: David Rothauser and Sarah Tennyson


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