Talking Therapies: How does discrimination affect mental health?

When we experience discrimination, people see us as one thing and we end up becoming defined by our gender, race or sexuality. They pick on this one aspect of our identity and declare us an outsider.

In this episode, UKCP’s CEO Sarah Niblock sits down with UKCP psychotherapist Dwight Turner to discuss discrimination and the real impact it can have on our mental wellbeing.

‘The more we can understand the complexities of power, of privilege, of otherness, the better we can actually work with the therapeutic space.’

And in Psychologies Magazine, UKCP psychotherapist Dwight Turner asks if our dream state has been altered by discrimination.

Dwight Turner Psychologies Feature

Read the accomping article to this podcast here.

Dwight Turner Transcript

Read the transcript for this podcast here.

Equality, diversity and inclusion

Read about our equality, diversity and inclusion work, along with our statement on racial injustice, material looking at how the therapeutic community might respond to the overdue call to address structural societal inequalities, and reflections from UKCP members.

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