Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga

Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga

Dr Isha Mckenzie-Mavinga is a Published Writer/Poet and Integrative Transcultural Psychotherapist, Lecturer, trainer and supervisor. She taught for twenty six years and is a fellow of the Higher Education Academy.

She has published chapters in Working Interculturally in Counselling Settings (2002) The handbook of Transcultural Counselling and Psychotherapy (2011) and Making Research Matter.(2015) Isha has worked in mental health, with women impacted by violence in relationships and as a student counsellor.

er approach facilitates dialogue and exploration of oppression, internalised oppression, stereotyping and power relationships. Now semi retired she facilitates online Transcultural supervision and therapeutic support. She has created a series of workshops supporting her books Black Issues in the Therapeutic Process. Palgrave Macmillan Publishers (2009). The Challenge of Racism in Therapeutic Practice. (2016)




Online Modules

Past and Current Confer Events


Women on the Couch – the seminar series
17 May to 13 December 2018

Distress or Disease?
Traumatic roots and treatment implications for black people within the UK mental health system
Saturday 3 October 2015

Psychotherapeutic Insights into Resolving Intergenerational Trauma
31 May and 1 June 2014

Autumn Seminar Series – Rupture and Repair
Monday evenings from 24 September to 10 December 2012


Danielle Knafo and Rocco Lo Bosco (2020) Confer


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