My Psychotherapy Career: Leading change in equality and diversity

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

Who we are and where we come from can have a significant psychological impact on many aspects of our lives. Clients entering the psychotherapeutic space are seeking support from someone who can understand their world.

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.

‘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.’

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Syed Azmatullah Transcript

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