Dpsyche: Psychotherapy, MA: Applied Psychoanalytical Theory.PGDip: Advanced Psychodynamic Counselling. Fellow: Higher Education Academy
Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga is a Published Writer/Poet, Integrative Transcultural Psychotherapist, Lecturer, trainer and supervisor. Fellow HEA. Her Doctoral study is ‘A Study of Black issues in Counsellor Training’. She taught for thirty-three years and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy. Isha worked in mental health, with women impacted by violence in relationships and as a student counsellor. She has contributed to several anthologies including, The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health, (2019) Ed Majors, Carberry & Ransaw, Intercultural Therapy (2019) Ed Baffour Ababio & Roland Littlewood, What is Normal (2020) Ed: Roz Carroll & Jane Ryan. She has a presentation on the Confer online Module 'Women on the Couch’ 2020 and has shared her work on various podcasts and conference videos including BME Voices Trauma Conference 2020. Isha facilitates workshops supporting her books Black Issues in the Therapeutic Process , and The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice.  Palgrave Macmillan
15:00 PM - 16:00 PM | Internalised Racism an ongoing trauma. In Conversation with Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga.
16:15 PM - 17:00 PM | Live Panel Discussion
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