Black Men on the Couch – 31 July 2011
Project 20:20 Black men on the couch is a series of events aiming to change the status quo surrounding counselling and psychotherapy and open it up to those who would previously have never considered it, either for themselves or as a profession.
At this event a therapist is in conversation with Lemn Sissay (poet) about his challenges, successes and views on the value of talking therapies.
2hr 06 mins
Black Men On The Couch – 1 December 2011
This event was the second in the series aiming to change the status quo surrounding counselling and psychotherapy.
Therapists, Rotimi Akinsete and Eugene Ellis were in conversation with David Lammy (MP for Tottenham) and Benjamin Zephaniah (poet, novelist and playwright) about their challenges, successes and their views on the value of talking therapies.
2hrs 06 mins
Black Men On The Couch – 12 May 2012
Yet another sell-out event in the series BMC took place at RADA with guests Ashley Walters (Hustle, Top Boy, Inside Men) and Stuart Lawrence (brother of Stephen Lawrence).
BAATN Student Support Group Experiences
Counselling and Psychotherapy Students of African, Caribbean and South Asian Heritage talk about their experiences of being on their training courses and also being part of the student support groups run by the Black and Asian Therapist Network.
Shadism montage video – BAATN Conference 2015
The personal vs. the media driven reinforcement of shadism, where what’s encouraged are ideas about power and status based on one’s whiteness or the whiteness of one’s children, is truly alive and kicking in wider society and in our own homes.