Dr. Amanda Super is a Chartered Occupational Psychologist and Executive Coach who has dedicated her career to improving peoples’ working lives. Amanda’s values of equality, inclusion and social justice form the foundation of her work and she fully advocates an anti-racist and non-oppressive stance. She acts with integrity, courage, compassion and social responsibility in the design and delivery of her evidence-based programmes.
As a practitioner, researcher and author, Amanda is recognised as a leading expert in the development of self-compassion, compassionate leadership, and organisational compassion. She has brought her expertise to the principle of being ‘helpful and not harmful’ to self and others. She aims to deepen our understanding and practice of compassion in and beyond the workplace, for the benefit of all.
Amanda’s approach is based on her lived experience and grounded in her own journey towards developing self-compassion. Her work is also informed by the learning and development of the many clients and organisations whom Amanda has supported over the course of her career. She is a Chartered Member of The British Psychological Society and is registered to practice with The Health and Care Professions Council in the UK.
The academic literature in the area of self-compassion is growing at a phenomenal rate. This research fully supports the premise that the more able we are to be kind towards ourselves, recognise our connection to others and practice a mindful approach, the more emotionally resilient we can be. This cutting-edge methodology is shown to significantly improve our psychological health and wellbeing as well as our ability to engage, perform and thrive in the workplace.
All her work is underpinned by the objective of increasing our authentic and sustainable compassion within our workplaces and wider communities. It is Amanda’s greatest hope that the development programmes she creates and delivers will benefit all who strive to achieve a happier and healthier life.