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Facilitated spaces offered online​ and in-person

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Who's in the room?

Race, Culture and You​

Monday 6th November 2023  18:00 - 20:00 BST

£15/£10 (students)

Practical, interactive and reflective, this 2-hour workshop is suitable for those working in the helping professions, such as therapists, wellbeing advisors, social workers, supervisors and service managers, who wish to explore the significance of race and culture in the context of their work. Participants will have the opportunity to explore the impact of responses to racial and cultural differences.​

Participants will be offered:

  • a rare opportunity to explore internal responses to Race and Culture through word, sound and mark-making.

  • interactive materials as prompts for discussion.

  • suggestions for good practice.



Limited spaces available: maximum 20.

This event will not be recorded.

Black Women Therapists: Challenging

the ‘Strong Black Woman’ Archetype 


A facilitated online discussion

Monday 20th November 2023 18.00 - 20.00 BST

£15/£10 (students)

A reflexive space, proving to be popular, 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, selection of training or practitioner's modality/modalities and, ultimately, the therapeutic relationship.

Participant feedback:

'Inspirational and warm space delivered by a skilled, compassionate and thought-provoking facilitator.'

'Fantastic event, well structured and very informative. Created an excellent safe space and encouraged authenticity. Would definitely attend future events.'

'This was a helpful event that gave us space to unpack an important topic that I don't feel has been explored elsewhere.'

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


 Participants will be offered:

  • an introduction to the ‘strong Black woman’ archetype.

  • an exploration of the configurations of the ‘strong Black woman’ archetype in the therapeutic relationship.

  • shared insight as to the influence of the ‘strong Black woman’ archetype on the identity formation and choice of modality for Black/BIPOC women practitioners.



Limited spaces available: maximum 25​.

This event will not be recorded.

Five Steps to Building an Anti-Racist Counselling Practice 

Monday, 27th November 2023 19:00 - 20:00 BST

£10/£5 (students)

This 1-hour workshop introduces five key initial steps to building an anti-racist counselling practice. Participants will consider what it means to be an anti-racist practitioner and explore the five steps in relation to their current practice.

Learning objective participants can expect from this event:

  • Increasing your awareness of the psychological impact of systemic racism and cultural discrimination, within society and the field of therapy.

  • Beginning to align your clinical practice with anti-racism.

  • Sustaining anti-racist practice.



This event will not be recorded.

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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 o7753536146Fees vary.

marypascallcounselling online and in Norwich, UK

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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.

Responses from workshop participants

...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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