These Intercultural Awareness workshops are a partnership between Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy Centre and KeepingWell NCL. The 3-hour workshops will be facilitated by a Nafsiyat therapist and held online using Zoom.
Health and care organisations are becoming increasingly aware of the role they can play in responding to the specific needs and experiences of racially minoritized staff and patients. These workshops will support staff to promote intercultural awareness and practice, exploring issues such as:
- Institutional racism and oppression
- Self-awareness and empathy
- Interculturality in health and social care
- How to implement intercultural awareness day-to-day
Participants will be invited to share their own experiences to enrich the conversation and discover new contexts in which intercultural awareness can be applied in health and care settings. We will also consider external factors such as current political events in the UK and how they impact intercultural relationships.
These sessions are free and open to all health and social care staff in North Central London.
About the Facilitator
Kemi Omijeh is an MBACP Registered psychodynamic and CBT trained Therapist and Clinical Supervisor with over a decade of post qualification experience working in mental health as a Therapist, Clinical Supervisor, Trainer, and Speaker. Kemi works currently works in private practice as a supervisor, trainer and speaker as well as working in large school overseeing pupil well-being. Kemi passionately believes that prioritising and normalising looking after our mental health should be on everyone’s agenda, as well as addressing the barriers to receiving mental health support.
Monday 30th January 2023, 10am-1pm
Monday 13th February 2023, 10am-1pm
Monday 6th March 2023, 10am-1pm
Nafsiyat provides accessible psychotherapy and counselling to people from diverse religious, cultural and ethnic communities in London.
Nafsiyat’s team is made up of experienced psychotherapists and counsellors from diverse backgrounds who are sensitive to the particular therapeutic needs of cultural minority groups.