Meet the Team
Wesley House has been at the forefront of developments in pastoral and reflective supervision in the UK and across the world since 2004. Today we offer training courses, expert supervision, workshops and consultancy services to churches and other organisations. We are engaged in research, publication and the supervision of academic research.
Our Principal, The Revd Dr Jane Leach, was the founding chair of the Association of Pastoral Supervision and Education. With Michael Paterson she co-authored the best-selling core text: Pastoral Supervision: A Handbook and in 2020 her latest book on supervision will be published: A Charge to Keep: reflective supervision and the renewal of Christian leadership. Jane currently serves as the Connexional Director of Supervision for the Methodist Church in Britain and offers consultancy services to other churches and organisations about introducing reflective supervision as a structured part of their life. Jane is an APSE accredited senior supervisor and trainer. She also supervises academic research in this area.
The Revd Bill Mullally is a Methodist minister, formerly the President of the Methodist Church in Ireland. He is now serving in the British Methodist Church and researching the impact of supervision in this context as a doctoral student with the University of Chester. He is an experienced supervisor and trainer.
Debbie Ford is an APSE accredited senior supervisor with more than ten years experience of supervising individuals and groups in a variety of contexts. She is an ordained Anglican priest, a UKCP registered psychotherapist and an experienced healthcare chaplain. She is part of the Wesley House team that delivers ongoing supervision training.
The Revd Gwyneth Owen is a recently retired Methodist Minister and an APSE accredited senior supervisor and trainer. For the last 10 years she has supervised ordained, probationer and student ministers and now supervises widely within and outside of the Methodist Church. She works as part of the Methodist Church’s supervision training team as well as delivering training through Wesley House.