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Remembering Arike

Remembering Arike

It’s been four years since our dear beloved Arike’s death. His partner, Leah Thorn, has shared with us a video of edited clips from the celebration event two years ago, which included the ‘unveiling’ of the bench honouring Arike’s memory.

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The sad passing of Phil Cox

The sad passing of Phil Cox

Phil was eager and passionate to share his knowledge and expertise with the BAATN Complaints Group for the last two years. The Complaints Group was set up to support therapists and students of colour going through or considering a complaint. His contribution to the group’s work and knowledge has been invaluable, and his legacy will continue to have a huge impact into the future – View post to add a personal tribute and commemorative message.

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Rest in Peace Benjamin Zephaniah

Rest in Peace Benjamin Zephaniah

We are all saddened by the news of Benjamin Zephaniah’s passing. What a beautiful soul. Watch Eugene Ellis in conversation with Benjamin Zephaniah at the Black Men on the Couch event at the Bernie Grant Centre, Tottenham 2011. This event was the second in the series aiming to change the status quo surrounding counselling and psychotherapy.

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Windrush 75 – A New BAATN Webpage

Windrush 75 – A New BAATN Webpage

We are thrilled to announce the launch of our new webpage, dedicated to honouring the Windrush generation as we kick off this year’s Black History Month in association with The National Archives. Explore captivating interviews, photos, insightful research papers, archival records, and a plethora of useful links. We celebrate the rich history and remarkable contributions of our incredible community and explore the vibrant stories that have shaped our past and resonate with our present.

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BAATN Online Conference: 4th Nov 2023

BAATN Online Conference: 4th Nov 2023

Celebrating Diverse Practice: Spirit, Mind and Body

Tickets are now available.

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS
Angel Abitha Chi – knowing who we are on a spirit and soul level

Amal Wartalska – socially inflicted trauma and Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR)

Stephen Abdullah Maynard and Sabnum Dharamsi – classical and contemporary perspectives on the Self in Islamic Counselling

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Foluke Taylor’s keynote talk from BAATN’s 20th-anniversary conference

Foluke Taylor’s keynote talk from BAATN’s 20th-anniversary conference

How can writing, as a way of telling stories that must be told, that cannot be told, help us to reckon with all the undoing that needs to be done?

Drawing from her book UNRULY THERAPEUTIC: BLACK FEMINIST WRITINGS AND PRACTICES IN LIVING ROOM, Foluke speaks to creative writing and its space-making possibilities.

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