Race and Racism Power and Powerlessness in CAT Clinical Practice
1st April 2022


Presented by Jessie Emilion

Biography

Jessie Emilion is a Counsellor and Cognitive Analytic Psychotherapist, Supervisor, and trainer. Working in the NHS as a senior clinician for the last 20 years, she has an interest in bi-lingualism, culture, and race and the impact of these constructs on mental health. She has extensive experience of working with refugee communities as a clinician and an interpreter.

She teaches on the CAT programmes in the UK, India and Malta and was central to the introduction of CAT in India and Malta.

Jessie Emilion is employed by South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust as a CAT Psychotherapy Lead at the Munro Centre. She is the Co- Chair of the EDI Committee within HIPC UKCP, member of the Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Task Force at UKCP and Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Task and Finish group at BACP.

She works with several media companies, including the BBC and ITV and provides psychological assessments.

https://www.psychotherapy.org.uk/news/who-is-the-intended-addressee-of-this-report-a-response-to-the-commission-on-race-and-ethnicity-disparity-report/

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