Poppy Banerjee has been practising as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist since 1994. She has been involved as a consultant with various voluntary and statutory organisations developing services that focus on domestic violence, forced marriage, self-harm and any other social issues affecting the community.
She has been instrumental in setting up and developing counselling services specifically for Asian Women (mental health, students and domestic violence services, including the counselling services in the East End of London – Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham).
In 1995 Poppy initiated and developed a national forum for Asian counsellors and professionals working in the counselling & mental health field (Asian Mental Health Forum) and facilitated it as chair for a number of years.
Poppy has a small private practice offering clinical supervision.
Poppy is a member of the BAATN Leadership Advisory Group. She also facilitates the BAATN Women Practitioners Group and the BAATN Student Support Groups and is a member of the South Asian Diaspora Coordinating Group