chapter  10
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The role of confession in reflective practice: monitored continuing professional development (CPD) in health care and the paradox of professional autonomy

WithMark Cole

Francis Ford Coppola’s film The Conversation (1974) hinges around the surreptitious taping and photographing of a couple in a busy city square. The lead character, Harry Caul, is the acknowledged expert who undertakes this assignment; his knowledge of surveillance makes him a guarded and deeply private man, traits that early in the narrative make him appear paranoid.