Chapter 3. Deepening Insights

  1. Christopher Johns Professor of Nursing
  1. Christopher Johns Professor of Nursing

Published Online: 21 JUL 2010

DOI: 10.1002/9781444324969.ch3

Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice

Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice

How to Cite

Johns, C. (2010) Deepening Insights, in Guided Reflection: A narrative approach to advancing professional practice (ed C. Johns), Wiley-Blackwell, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9781444324969.ch3

Editor Information

  1. Reflective Practice Forum, University of Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, UK

Author Information

  1. Reflective Practice Forum, University of Bedfordshire, Bedfordshire, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 JUL 2010
  2. Published Print: 27 AUG 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405185684

Online ISBN: 9781444324969

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Keywords:

  • deepening insights;
  • third dialogical movement, dialogue between emerging insights and wider community of knowing;
  • fourth dialogical movement - dialogue between narrator and guide(s), checking out and deepening tentative insights;
  • collaboration, actively constructed;
  • contracting, formal negotiation - conditions for collaboration between guide and practitioner;
  • dedicated time, to sustain guided reflection relationships;
  • good guide, sensitive to unfolding dynamics - guided reflection relationship, resolving tension;
  • Bohm's view - dialogue as a way to move through conflict by consensus and love;
  • creative point of guidance - co-creating meaning expressed as insights;
  • high challenge and high support - leading to empowerment and optimum learning

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Guidance

  • Dialogue

  • Co-creating meaning

  • Why guidance

  • The balance of high challenge and high support!

  • Guidance traps

  • References