Rotimi Akinsete

Rotimi Akinsete

Therapeutic counsellor and clinical supervisor

Rotimi Akinsete is a therapeutic counsellor and clinical supervisor with extensive experience in community and NHS counselling services. He is founder and director of Black Men on the Couch, a special interest project focussing on psychotherapy and identity politics of African and Caribbean men and boys.

Rotimi formerly held a post as service lead for adolescent counselling for the North East London (NHS) Foundation Trust where he managed a large team dealing with diverse and challenging issues and has worked as an independent facilitator, trainer and advisor on various transformational leadership programmes in the UK and overseas. Rotimi has sat on a number of panels around the subject of counselling and psychotherapy and has conducted several workshops.

He is the author of This Book Could Help: The Men’s Headspace Manual and is currently the Associate Dean of Students at the University of the Arts London