Working with Domestic Violence - Poppy Banerjee
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About the Event
The aim of the seminar is to explore the description of domestic violence, what constitute domestic violence and its impact in the community. Presentation will encourage interactions to focus on emotional and psychological impact of domestic violence and what it means in relation to same sex relationship, race and culture. Discussions will also challenge myths and stereotypes. Group exercises and discussion of the barriers faced in seeking help and when seeking outside/agency’s help will also provide the opportunity to explore some of the issues victims/survivors face in the U.K. Watch Poppy and Pretish discuss the workshop: https://goo.gl/j3hsM7
Nicolson, P. (2010) Domestic Violence and Psychology: A Critical Perspective. 1 edition. Routledge.
Poppy Banerjee has been practicing as a Counsellor/Psychotherapist since 1994. She has
been involved as a consultant with various voluntary and statutory organisations developing
services that are focusing on domestic violence, forced marriage, self-harm and any other
social issues affecting the community.
She has been instrumental in setting up and developing counselling services specifically for
Asian Women (mental health, students and domestic violence services, including the
counselling services in the East End of London – Tower Hamlets, Hackney and Newham).
In 1995 Poppy has initiated and developed a national forum for Asian counsellors and
professionals working in the counselling & mental health field (Asian Mental Health Forum)
and facilitated as chair for number of years.
She is also an associate member of BAATN (Black, African and Asian Therapy Network
Network) and currently facilitating Women’s practitioners group and students support group
focusing on race and culture.
Poppy has a small private practice offering clinical supervision and can be contacted on
07779 494 034 or email@example.com
- Full Price£20£200£0
- BAATN Members/Students£15£150£0
- Aashna Residents£0£00£0