16 July 2021
This month's blog is a further exploration of black fatherhood from both a personal and psychological perspective, and is especially relevant in the age of Black Lives Matter.
28 June 2021
In this, the third exploration of black masculinity, we now consider the role of adaptation, its drivers both political and social, and how this not only saves black men, but also leads sadly to sense of inauthenticity and loneliness.
26 April 2021
Part two of an extensive exploration of the trials and tribulations of the past year, and looks at how this has impacted upon us all.
1 April 2021
The CoronaVirus is not so much the cause of the panic we are seeing around the West. It is the lack of direction from those we ask to watch over us, from those we nominate to be our political parents.
28 February 2021
Childhood experiences which helped shape the man I am and who wrote the book Intersections of Privilege and Otherness in Counselling and Psychotherapy.
31 January 2021
This new year was supposed to be a new beginning, a new start, the first steps along the road towards the exit of this pandemic. Yet, here we are in the United Kingdom, under a third national lockdown, prompted by rising infection rates influenced by the mutation of this Covid-19 virus so it has become more infectious, more dangerous to us all.
31 December 2020
Here in the UK the disparate response to the coronavirus has involved the unwitting sacrifice of so many in order to minimise the impact upon the financial status of those at the top. This is in danger of becoming an issue which will not find purchase in any governmental consideration of how best to respond the impact of the lockdowns etc upon said communities.
31 May 2020
Like many of you reading this, as a black person these past few weeks have been especially painful, as I watch with ongoing rage the treatment of black people across the world. This week though there seems to have been a tipping point, and this was, for me, prompted by two major events.
30 April 2020
Presenting a psychological journey through the past year, at 6,000 words long The Lockdown Journals: Born Again is an extensive exploration of the trials and tribulations of the past year, and looks at how this has impacted upon us all.