Leading change in equality and diversity

Episode 10,  Jul 21, 2022, 10:58 AM

Why is it important for psychotherapists and psychotherapeutic counsellors to reflect the communities they serve?

Sharing what you hold deeply can be very difficult. So, having psychological support from someone who represents aspects of who you are can make healing much easier. 

‘I think if we come across as a profession that includes the full range of diversity that we see within the population, we are going to be far more able to welcome people and hold them in a therapeutic relationship and really hear the depth of what their bringing. I think that’s really important for the therapeutic relationship.’ 

In this episode, Helen talks to UKCP psychotherapist Syed Azmatullah, also known as Azmat, about his experience in equality and diversity and how he is working with colleagues to create change. 

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