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...The 'Who's in the room? Race, Culture and You' workshop has

really made me think about my current practice. I'm going to

make some changes...

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Facilitated spaces offered online​ and in-person

Online Workshop      

Who's in the room? Black Women Therapists: Challenging the 'Strong Black Woman' Archetype   ENDED

Monday 8th April 2024  18:00 - 20.00 BST

£15/£10 (students)

A reflexive online space in which to explore the influence of the ‘Strong Black Woman’ Archetype on the psyche and clinical practice of Black/BIPOC women therapists. Through discussion, we will consider how the ‘Strong Black Woman’ Archetype impacts identity, choice of training or modality and, ultimately, the therapeutic relationship.

What participants can expect:

An introduction to the ‘Strong Black Woman’ Archetype. Identifying the configurations of the 'Strong Black Woman’ Archetype in the therapeutic relationship. Understanding the influence of the 'Strong Black Woman’ Archetype on the identity formation and choice of modality for Black/BIPOC women practitioners.


Suitable for qualified Black/BIPOC  women therapists, trainee therapists, supervisors, mentors, tutors, coaches, service providers and their supporters.

This workshop is limited to 25 participants.

Please note: this is an experiential, cameras on, workshop. Each session is unique and former participants may benefit from attending more than one session.

For bookings and more information:


Race in the Workplace


Available to service providers, training institutes and businesses

Is your organisation or business wanting to address race issues? Do you recognise that your staff, colleagues, clients are impacted by race issues - affecting relations, wellbeing, focus and productivity? Mary Pascall is a counsellor and facilitator offering practical and therapeutic support through tailored, interactive workshops, aiming to increase awareness and encourage

open dialogue.

Facilitated spaces online or in-person

  • small groups (4-10)  from 1 to 2 hours

  • larger groups from 2-3 hours

  • one-day workshops 

  • bespoke workshops available ​

Bookings/enquiries: or call o7753536146. Fees vary.

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One-Day Online Conference

1st Ever Black Women Therapists UK: Challenging the 'Strong Black Woman' Archetype

Saturday 1st June 2024  10:00 - 16.30 BST

Self-Select Ticket Fee

Are you a Black woman therapist or trainee therapist based in the UK? Do you support the work of Black women therapists in supervision, training, mentoring, coaching, in the public sector or in private practice? Then here’s a must for your diary.


You will be invited to select from an array of experiential workshops, facilitated by some of the most innovative Black women practitioners, service providers and their supporters, in the UK. This is a wonderful opportunity to connect, share experiences and learn from one another.


The day will include spaces for:

  • Self-care – explore the benefits of a range of therapies – poetry, yoga, music, drama, mindfulness and more.

  • Showcasing – a spotlight on the therapeutic approaches of UK Black women practitioners.

  • Discussion – of theory, practice and what it means to be a Black woman therapist within the UK.

  • Networking – form new connections, promote your practice, share ideas and build a community.


Who is This Workshop Appropriate For?

  • Black women therapists or trainee therapists and their supporters.

Please note: BWTOC UK 24 promotes self-care. There will be a full lunch break and provision made for rest and relaxation. Our Round-table Open Forum is offered as a ‘drop-by’ session.

For bookings and more information:

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