Confer - continuing professional development, seminars and conferences for psychotherapists, counsellors and psychologists
Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga
Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga is a Published Writer/Poet and Integrative Transcultural Psychotherapist, Lecturer, trainer and supervisor. She taught for twenty six years and is a fellow of the Higher Education Authority. She has published several papers from her Doctoral study on the process of understanding ‘black issues’ in counsellor training and practice. Also a chapter in Working Interculturally in Counselling Settings [2002] and in The Handbook of Transcultural Counselling and Psychotherapy [2011] Isha has worked in mental health, with women impacted by violence in relationships and as a student counsellor. Her approach facilitates dialogue and exploration of oppression, internalised oppression, stereotyping and power relationships. She is particularly interested in the dichotomy of racism and homophobia and the use of transformation ritual in the process of healing. She facilitates Transcultural supervision and has created a series of workshops supporting her book Black Issues in the Therapeutic Process. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers [2009].

Autumn Seminar Series - Rupture and Repair
Monday evenings from 24 September to 10 December 2012