Leaving, then returning after maternity leave is a pivotal time in a woman’s career. The 2016 Price Waterhouse Cooper’s ‘Women Returners’ survey show that three quarters of professional women wish to return to work following the break, but the experience had and the support received is mixed. Fortunately, more forward-thinking companies are acknowledging the importance of giving extra assistance to new parents in order to help them readjust and settle more quickly, with a longer term view of improving people engagement and retention.
I am delighted to have been able to showcase some of the work I have been doing in this area in the journal Coaching Today.
Here’s the full article:
Becoming mum: the power of group-work in navigating the maternity transition
This article appeared in the January 2019 issue of Coaching Today, which is published by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy © BACP