Thornton Consulting

Christine Thornton's publications

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Group and team coaching, 2010, 2016, London, Hove, Routledge

Managing grants in Southwark 1998, London, LB Southwark

Carers in London, 1997, London, City Parochial Foundation

Creative Equality, 1996, Cambridge, Eastern Arts (With Gill Taylor)

Managing People, 1995, London, Directory of Social Change (With Gill Taylor)

Choosing & Using a Solicitor (Ed) 1994, London, The Law Society

Making it count: Evaluation resource pack, 1992, London, FIAC

Managing to Advise 1989, London, FIAC

A Life of My Own (Ed) 1988, London, Blackfriars Settlement


Papers, articles chapters and e-publications

Towards a group analytic praxis for working with teams in organisations I, Group Analysis, forthcoming

 Special guest editor of Contexts special edition focused on Reflective Organisational Practice, forthcoming, March 2017

Pyschodynamic/ systemic and group analytic supervision, pp60-64 in Coaching Supervision, eds. Clutterbuck, D, Whitaker, C & Lucas, M, 2016

On the road to resilience: the help-seeking experiences of Irish emigrant survivors of institutional abuse, 2015, Child Abuse Review, Wiley Online Library ( DOI: 10.1002/car.2415 (With Jeff Moore and Mary Hughes)

Excellence in Coaching – Group analytic supervision groups, 2015, in Global Coaching Perspectives, Issue 7, October 2015

Hitting home: Irish identity and psychotherapy in the UK, 2014, British Journal of Psychotherapy Vol 30, Issue 3, p286 (With Alan Corbett)

Response to Foulkes Lecture: Intimacy and Social Suffering in a Globalised World: Elisabeth Rohr, 2014, Group Analytic Contexts

Open doors and open minds: a toolkit of sensitive practice for practitioners working with survivors of Institutional Child Abuse, 2014, e-publication, London, icap (With Jeff Moore, Mary Hughes & Eugene Waters)

The Lifelong Impact of Institutional Childhood Abuse: The Perspective of the Irish in Britain, 2014, (With Jeff Moore) chapter 4 in Fragments of Trauma and the Social Production of Suffering: Trauma, History, and Memory eds Michael O'Loughlin and Marilyn Charles, in series: The Library of Object Relations.   Series Editor: David E. Scharff and Jill Savege Scharff, Lanham, London, New York, Boulder, Rowan & Littlefield

Reflective practice and the experienced practitioner, 2013, Association for Coaching Newsletter, July 2013.

Borrowing my self: An exploration of exchange as a group-specific therapeutic factor, 2004

Group Analysis Vol. 37 (2) June pp305-320

Building up your managers NCVO News, June 1998

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