Dr. Julia Kukard

Dr. Julia Kukard is a founding partner of Aephoria and a leadership and inclusion professional. With almost 30 years of experience in learning and development, she has worked globally including in South Africa, UK, Lesotho, Ghana, France, Uganda, Netherlands, Brazil, India, UAE and China with multinationals, nationals, governments and NGOs. Julia’s experience includes working with…

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The role of adult development in nation building

The role of adult development in nation building with Julia Kukard – How can ADT help build nations? – Is ADT useful for making sense of political parties and their following? – How can a developmental approach to coaching, OD and team building strengthen civil society? – What can we as coaches and OD people…

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Coaching for Pain

Coaching for pain

Coaching for Pain Andrea Powers qualified as a physiotherapist at UCT in 1999, and runs a private practice in Bergvliet. She qualified as a coach through Thoughtsmiths in 2018 and uses these skills in her physiotherapy work to facilitate self management of clients’ conditions. She has completed 6 modules of the Certificate in Pain management,…

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Celebrating Community: Final Supervision

Celebrating Community

Join us on Tuesday 30 November for our final supervision for 2021…a little partay if you may! We’ll be celebrating our community and closing the year with intention.  We’d love to have you join! Some Capetonian based coaches may gather in person, if possible…more details to follow on Monday. Please ensure that you register in advance for the…

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Happiness as a goal: is it worth the effort?


PUBLIC SUPERVISION 9 NOVEMBER – OPEN TO ALL! Dear Aephorian community, Join us on Tuesday 9 November, (from 4-6 pm SAST), for a public supervision session run by Julia where she will be talking about…Happiness as a goal: is it worth the effort? Please ensure that you register in advance for the session below. See you there! Join Zoom…

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GSAEC Bonfire Virtual Summit

Bonfire Virtual summit

Julia and Ntyatyambo are speaking at the Graduate School Alliance for Education in Coaching (GSAEC) Bonfire Virtual Summit entitled Imagine Change: Spark the Potential of Coaching Education Panel II: From Social Listening to Inner Freedom: Leading with ME Panelists: Julia Kukard, Research & Knowledge Director, Aephoria Partners Ntyatyambo Ntloko, Associate Coach, Aephoria Partners Moderator: Natalie Cunningham, Lecturer, University…

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Reaching across the Enneagram into race, relationships and reflexivity.

Lucille, Julia, and Simon are delighted to be presenting at  IEA Global Conference 202, July 16-18. Our title is Reaching across the Enneagram into race, relationships, and reflexivity. We are speaking from 12-13:30 EDT or 6 – 7:30 SA time on zoom. This highly interactive session offers a straightforward, down-to-earth, gritty South African discussion about…

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The Enneagram : On Death with Julia Kukard

Enneagram On Death

Death refers to the end of things, not just our human bodies but ways of life, ways of making sense of the world, businesses, management theories, roles, sectors, freedoms we have become accustomed to, and youth (to name a few of the big ones). Most of us have interesting relationships with endings and death, often…

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NEW! Level 3 Teams Accreditation

This accreditation equips a practitioner to facilitate a one-on-one coaching session to surface experience and areas of development with regards to teams/group dynamics. The package includes: Pre-work in the form of e-learning missions in MyQuest online learning environment Attendance at a 3-day online training course  An assignment: facilitate a teams session with your case study…

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Supporting clients in a Covid reality

Topic: Supporting clients in a Covid reality This week we would like to focus on the long-term psychological impacts of Covid and think about how we are supporting our clients to prepare for the third wave. There are many articles on the web around this – here are some we suggest: https://www.apa.org/topics/covid-19/psychological-impact https://www.researchgate.net/publication/ https://www.spotlightnsp.co.za

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