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From the blog
If you’re a coach, facilitator or therapist, learning Clean Space and adding this process to your toolbox can have important benefits for you and your clients. Discover 9 reasons why...
When Jacqueline Ann Surin was asked to coach a young adult for whole day, she decided to start by using Clean Space to scope the situation and what he wanted to get from the session. Read on to find out how this worked and what happened when the client did not follow the Clean Space directions as she expected...
In our trainings we often talk about encouraging clients to physicalise their metaphors - sometimes during a session and sometimes between sessions. 'Physicalising' means taking a metaphor and embodying it, making it 'real' - or as real as possible...
Where is your creative place? Do you have one? How can you find it?
One of our students, Sharon Goldie, joined our Clean Language: Core Skills training for a second time after a three-year gap - and we wondered what she had been up to in between – how had she been using her Clean Language skills?
Many people come across Clean Language by talking with a friend or colleague. Some learn ‘a bit of clean’ on an NLP or a coaching course. Others come across it online. Those whose interest is piqued, take it a bit further and join an introductory workshop to see how Clean Language can benefit them, their families and their work. And many of them see such tremendous value in the skills they learn that that they decide to continue their studies – and at this point they get interested in what qualifications are on offer.
When Philippe Bailleur, author of Stuck? Dealing with Organizational Trauma, attended our Clean Space training earlier this year, he told me how helpful Clean Language and Clean Space can be in his work. We didn’t have time then for an in-depth conversation about this, so we agreed I would interview Philippe over Skype.
Jacqueline Ann Surin reviews "Insights in Space" and the Clean Space workshop she attended this summer and discusses how coaches and facilitators can utilise space to help their coachees solve problems, generate ideas and spark creativity.
What does Clean Language have in common with clowning? And how can clowning morph into Clean Space. Read Marian's account of an improv session during a clowning course and the links she made with 'clean'.
On May 12th 2017, seventeen
adventurers – some experienced Clean Facilitators and some people brand new to
clean - assembled at Caitlin and Shaun’s house in West Kirby for
four days of clean facilitation. This is what happened...
Here are all the quotes James Lawley and I have used in our new book, "Insights in Space".
Over the years we’ve developed a number of courses that have Clean Language at their core, and now when you click on our Events page, there’s rather a long list… So here are some questions to help you to decide which is the right course of action for you.
In the fourth of our Meet the Team series, I talk to Shaun Hotchkiss, who is now a Director of Clean Learning. Shaun’s new DVD, An Introduction to Clean Space, is out this month. We talk about his friendship with David Grove, how they built the Whirly Gig, and his hopes for the future.
This September, Sue Sharp will be co-training (with Stuart Clark) on the first Clean Learning ILM Level 5 Certificate in Coaching and Mentoring. In the first of new our Meet the Team series, I interviewed Sue about her business background and her passion for training and development.
A truly remarkable account of a mother's determination to do whatever it took for her autistic son to be at his best… and how this relates to clean.
On my very first day at infant school, I fell in love with the idea of being a teacher. How wonderful, I thought, to be standing at the front of the class telling everybody what to do. So I spent the next seventeen years working towards this ambition - and when I got my first teaching post, I walked into school feeling very proud of myself. I was a teacher at last!
From Recommended Reading
Insights in Space*
James Lawley and Marian Way
This book is all about how to facilitate people to solve personal and professional problems, generate ideas and access creativity by finding spaces to represent multiple perspectives and developing a network of possibilities. Learn David Grove’s Clean Space process and discover how to adapt it for any context, including with groups.
An Introduction to Clean Space
A DVD showing a 2-day workshop which introduces Clean Space and Emergent Knowledge.
The DVD includes:
- An introduction to Clean Space
- Framework for Emergent Knowledge
- Overview of both processes
- Detailed protocol, with demonstration
- Working with "Pronounscapes"
- 6 Degrees of Freedom with Turning
- Introduction to "Therapeutic Space" and the Whirly Gig