This book is aimed at practitioners in organisations and therapeutic environments.
Sills, C., Desmond, B. & Lapworth, P. (2012) Introduction to Gestalt, Sage, UK.
Desmond, B. (2012) Spirituality in Coaching, in de Haan, E. & Sills, C. (eds) Relational Coaching
Desmond, B. & Jowitt, A. (2012) Stepping into the Unknown - Dialogical Experiential Learning, Management Development Journal
Desmond, B. (2011) Gestalt approach to working with gay persons seeking meaningful relational contact, in Bloom, D. & Brownell, P. (eds) Continuity and Change: Gestalt Therapy Now, USA, Cambridge Scholars Press
Desmond, B. (2011) Effective Group Development: A Paradoxical Approach for Action Learning Set Facilitators, OD Practitioner, Vol. 43, No. 1, pp. 29 - 34
Desmond, B. & Boniface, P. (2010) Sustaining Partnership; Ashridge and the National Trust, EFMD, Chinese publication
Desmond, B. (2010) Evaluating the impact of experiential learning and action learning groups in a tailored professional development programme, EABIS Experiential Learning Congress, Berlin, November
Jowitt, A. & Desmond, B. (2010) Experiencing different ways of knowing; a holistic approach to experiential learning, EABIS Experiential Learning Congress, Berlin, November
Desmond, B. (2010) A trainee supervisor's perspective; liberating the 'imprisoning' self of coach in becoming a supervisor, Workshop presentation at British Association for Supervision Practice and Research Annual Conference on Supervision, 'Competent Supervisors: Imprisonment or Liberation?', 24 - 25 July
Desmond, B., Araon, B., Adams, W., Feinstein, G., Myles, G. & Tuli, K. (2010) Gestalt: Sustainability of Our Global Environment
Presentation Panel at International conference Association for the Advancement of Gestalt Therapy (AAGT), Philadelphia, USA, June
The paper describes how Ashridge Consulting, part of a leading European business school, worked in collaboration with The National Trust, the charity which conserves heritage buildings and places in England, Wales and Northern Ireland – to provide a development program for Functional Advisors.
Read the article on the Emerald Insight website here.
Desmond, B. (2010) National Trust nurtures talent: Developing internal consulting capability to support strategy, Journal of Strategic Direction , Vol. 26, No.11, pp. 8 - 11
This article outlines some of the factors that they believe increase the likelihood of a generative partnership that fulfils both individual and organisational expectations such as the partnership between Ashridge Consulting and Britain’s National Trust.
Download the PDF from the EFMD website here.
Desmond, B. & Boniface, P. (2010) Sustaining Partnership; Ashridge and the National Trust, EFMD Business Magazine, Special Supplement Global Focus, Vol. 04, Issue 3, pp. 3 - 6
Desmond, B. & O'Brien, D. (2010) Restore, enjoy and preserve: Ashridge Consulting works with the National Trust, Converse, Issue 7, pp. 5 - 8
Desmond, B. & Noall, J. (2010) Developing Internal Consulting Capability within the National Trust, Excellence in Practice Award, Organisational Development category, Presentation at EFMD Annual Conference, Oestrich Winkel, June