Reflect | Create | Inspire

Hello I am Elaine Patterson.

Welcome to the Centre for Reflection and Creativity the home of creative reflection, executive coaching, and supervision for busy leaders and people professionals who want to explore the heart and soul of WHO they are and HOW they work for wise practice and inspired living.

Are you ready to discover how reflection can free your natural creativity ?

Let us start our work together!

Reflection and Creativity

Bespoke learning experiences and retreats based on my new book “Reflect to Create!  The Dance of Reflection, Reflective Practice and Supervision for Creative Leadership and Professional Practice” are co-designed with you to create soulful, warmhearted, creative and reflective spaces for powerful discovery, insight, learning, and change.

I also have the privilege of working with my creative partner Karyn Prentice under our banner of PattersonPrenticeDesigns. To find out more about our work please click here.



“Reflect to Create!  ” The Dance of Reflection for Creative Leadership, Professional Practice and Supervision”

Out Now!

New Reflective Journals

Two new Reflective Journals and Workbooks have just been published!


Reflect to Create! The Dance of Reflection for Creative Leadership, Professional Practice and Supervision
“Our Humanity@Work” Working with the 7Cs - the 7 Human Capacities - for Learning, Insight and Change. A New Lens for Coaching, Coaching Supervision and Executive Reflection ( now available in French!)


A Year’s Immersion in Nature and the Wisdom of the Five Seasons to Enrich You and Your Coaching and Supervision Practice

Starting March 2023!

2023 Rise Up Rooted Virtual Wellness Symposium

15th to 19th May 2023
Presentation from PattersonPrenticeDesigns: Sacred Landscape: Working with the Metaphor and Wisdom of the Five Seasons to Guide Us and Inspire Us”


Booking for November 2023!

Cultivating and Choreographing the Rich Tapestry of Wholehearted Creativity

Virtual 12 month Inquiry to re-Source You and re-Vitalise your Professional Life

A new EMCC Global Quality Award Level 5 Bespoke Accredited Practitioner Diploma Programme from PattersonPrenticeDesigns


Reflections” Subscription

“Reflections” is a fortnightly term time only photo journal and blog with a difference! In it I will share insights and inspirations from my book and regular Journaling practice. Sign up here!


‘Who am I if I am not creating…?’

‘Who am I if I am not creating…?’ Booking Now for November 2023 Start!: Cultivating and Choreographing…

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Join us to Wander in Everyday Wonder!

Join us to Wander in Everyday Wonder!     Join our year long EMCC accredited Diploma adventure…

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“Lara’s Invitation”

NEW Creative Reflection Supervision Group Starting Late Spring 2023 “Lara’s Invitation”     Look at everything as…

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Professional Memberships

EMCC Global Quality Award logo
EMCC Global Quality Award logo Bespoke Programme
EMCC Global Quality Award logo practioner
2019.05.01 EMCC ESIA Logo
2019.05.01 EMCC EIA Master Pracititioner logo
EMCC Volunteer