Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga
Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga is a Published Writer/Poet, Reiki master and Integrative Transcultural Psychotherapist, Lecturer, trainer and supervisor. She has 33 years experience as a therapist, she taught for twenty-six years, worked in mental health, with women impacted by violence in relationships and as a student counsellor. She has published in several anthologies including: The International Handbook of Black Community Mental Health, (2019) (eds) Majors, Carberry & Ransaw, Intercultural Therapy (2019) (eds) Ababio & Littlewood & What is Normal (2020) (eds) Roz Carrol & Jane Ryan.
She has a presentation on the Confer online Module ‘Women on the Counch’ 2020 and has shared her work on various podcasts and conference videos including BME Voices Trauma Conference 2020.
Isha is now semi-retired and is training masters student to facilitate workshops supporting her books Black Issues in the Therapeutic Process (2009) and The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice (2016) Palgrave Macmillan Publishers.
Dr Isha McKenzie-Mavinga spoke to Helen George in The big interview: Racism and supervision’ Therapy Today, October 2020