The South West Lead Team aim to bring together therapeutic practitioners of Black, African, Asian and caribbean heritage, as well as BME and people of colour, in the South West for support, learning and inspiration. The team also aims to create environments that support the therapy profession as a whole to work with issues relevant to these communities.

The Team

Adriana Dorsett – Main Point of Contact
Diana Chia
Jennifer Lehous
Kimberley Fuller – Outreach and Main Point of Contact
Lynn Mareno
Paul Beckley – Team Co-Lead
Stacey McDonald – Outreach
Yvon Guest – Team Lead

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Therapist Connect – South West Events

Gatherings for Experienced Practitioners and Students

Gatherings for Experienced Practitioners and Students

St Werburghs Centre, Bristol, 12:00 – 14.30

The groups aim – to connect with other therapy practitioners of Black, African, Asian and Caribbean heritage to gain support with developing ourselves as practitioners and to leave the group energised and inspired. These groups are also open to other BME groups and People of Colour. Gatherings will be held in Bristol.

Saturday 9th June 2018
Saturday 11th August 2018
Saturday 13th October 2018
Saturday 8th December 2018
Saturday 9th February 2019

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Practitioner Gatherings

Practitioner Gatherings

Central Birmingham, 10am till 12:30pm

7 October 2017
2 December 2017
3 February 2018
28 April 2018
2 June 2018
4 August 2018



Trainer and Therapist Forums

Trainer and Therapist Forums

Dates to be announced

A space for trainers, group facilitators, supervisors and therapists to explore and reflect on the experiences of BME students, clients and supervises in their therapeutic practice.

Therapist and Supervisors’ Forums

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