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Waveney Bushell is often referred to as the first black female educational psychologist in the UK. She was a founding member of the Caribbean Education and Community Workers Association (CECWA) and its first chair. More recently she appeared in the BBC documentary ...

The summer of 2020 ignited a season of white panic. In the face of a deadly pandemic, George Floyd’s murder and a powerful iteration of BLM uprisings, the UK was forced to reckon with whiteness. The lie of whiteness has existed for centuries: this systemic process upholds...

My name is Dr Pete Olusoga, and I want to welcome you to a very special episode of Eighty Percent Mental

If you've listened before, you'll know that we talk...

What will the workshop/conference cover? 

It’s organised following a number of engagement events and the ...

Divine Charura is Professor of Counselling Psychology at York St John University in York, and a member of the British Psychological Society. Colin Lago is an independent counsellor/psychotherapist/consultant and a Fellow of the British Association for Counselling and...

I was born in North London and grew up in Mauritius, where I often volunteered for a Young Women and Children’s Shelter. That set me on a career path of exploring human behaviour and emotions. In 2020 when the pandemic hit, I started my mental health Instagram page raising...

Tell us about your professional and personal background, and what you currently do.
I’m a first-year PhD student at the University of Bath, exploring the issue of fatigue in teenagers with depression. Prior to my PhD, I completed a degree in Psychology...

Guilaine Kinouani’s book both expands and strengthens current narratives on race. It is written to the Black experience, tackling the complexity of a life lived while Black. In the introduction, Kinouani describes facing the decision to include personal life experiences in...

You and I met because we both work at Exeter University in various clinical training programmes. How did you get started in your professional career? 

I come from a family of therapists. My early ‘training’ as a family therapist started there, perhaps...

The findings of a recent government report into inequality and disparities among people from Black, Asian and other ethnic minority backgrounds were a missed opportunity, the British Psychological Society has said. The...