Rotimi Akinsete

Rotimi Akinsete is a therapeutic counsellor and clinical supervisor with extensive experience in community, NHS and University counselling services. He is founder and director of Black Men on the Couch, a special interest project focussing on psychotherapy and identity politics of African and Caribbean men and boys. He is currently a member of Psychotherapists and Counsellors for Social Responsibility (PCSR) and an executive member of the Association of Student Services in Higher Education (AMOSSHE). He is also a secondary school governor.

Rotimi formerly held a post as service lead for adolescent counselling for the North East London NHS Foundation Trust where he managed a large team dealing with diverse and challenging issues. He has also worked as an independent facilitator, trainer and advisor on various transformational leadership programmes and community race relations initiatives and has sat on and conducted a number of panels and workshops on the subject of counselling and psychotherapy.

Rotimi is currently the Director of Wellbeing at the University of Surrey.


Past and Current Confer Events


Men on the Couch
Saturday 23 September 2017