Mens’ Gatherings

As male therapists of Black, African, South Asian and Caribbean heritages this is a space to connect through shared experience, learn from one another and inspire each other. These gatherings are also open to other people of colour who are affected by prejudice due to the colour of their skin and global white power. Together we will create a space where we can articulate our voice around our inner journeys and from this place find ways to express our voice out in the world.

The day-long format for the gatherings will consist of a main presentation followed by discussion, with a focus on how we connect as men and how we can become more authentic with ourselves and with each other.

To find out about the kinds of themes or topics under discussion, as well as projects that individual groups are in the process of undertaking at some of the other BAATN gatherings, please take a look here.

The space is held by: Eugene Ellis, Rotimi Akinsete and Arike

Last event was Saturday 6th July – Rotimi Akinsete – This Book Could Help

Rotimi Akinsete founder of Black Men on the Couch and Associate Dean of Students at UAL, will be talking about his new book ‘This Book Could Help’ which is filled with straightforward expert advice and simple techniques to help shake off what other people say you ought to be, prioritise yourself, meet challenges and develop new strengths, in areas such as dealing with stress, motivation, work and life goals.

“Incredibly helpful” – every man should have a copy’ – Colin Jackson, former olympic athlete
”This book will save lives” – Elis & John, Radio X
”An essential read” – Levison Wood, author and explorer

Your body needs maintaining to keep it healthy. So does your mind.

This day-long seminar will consist of a main presentation followed by discussion, with a focus on how we connect as men and how we can become more authentic with ourselves and with each other.

This Seminar is open to male people of colour

Venue: Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre, Unit 4, Lysander Mews, Lysander Grove, London N19 3QP Getting there

Time: 10am – 4pm

Dates:

Further dates to be arranged

Cost: This event is £10 for members and £25 for non-members. For Non-members, booking reservations without payment will be held for 1 week before being offered to another person.

Booking: Only the next two upcoming dates will be open for registration at any one time. Please do not attend the gathering if you have not booked as the groups are often full. You can also book a place by email: connect@baatn.org.uk or download the booking form.

If an event is full email connect@baatn.org.uk to join a waiting list. The places will be offered on a first come first serve basis but if a place becomes available just before the event is due to take place, everyone on the waiting list will be contacted via email, with the first person to respond being offered the place. 

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