• Ancestral Constellations Practice

    An Adapted Africentred Therapeutic Perspective

    There is a perception that black people don’t want to go to therapy or counselling.  It is true that they go in smaller numbers.  And it is also true that many therapeutic interventions are not culturally relevant, so people turn to the church, or an elder to support them through family difficulties. And as a community, we worry about ‘washing our dirty linen in public’ or are concerned about what other people think of us’.  … Read the rest

  • Ancestral Constellations Practice

    Ancestors in the Constellation

    Little has been researched or written about the ‘Ancestral’ aspect of constellations theory and practice.   After more than seven years of learning this approach and travelling my own healing path, I have understood as a woman of African heritage that I have to step out and step up.  That means naming what this work is from an African perspective, the ‘Call’ to the Ancestral path. When you follow the path of African spirituality and ancestral … Read the rest

  • Africentric Geneological Research

    Black Salt at Tate Liverpool

    Liverpool International Slavery Museum Exhibition November 2018 I was so lucky to see this exhibition, it stories a part of British and African and Caribbean history that is little told.  The exhibition was held in Liverpool at the Tate Liverpool.   It proved to be a fitting place to hold it with its history and location as a slave port and there was relevance for my journey, both personal and professional. And to be honest I … Read the rest

  • Africentric Geneological Research

    Loss, Change and Citizenship

    My father passed away in May 2018, on my birthday, I’ve taken time out to think and reflect!  Loss on that scale really makes you sit up and think about life.  I hadn’t realised that the grief would be so deep and impactful and I still miss and think about him every day. Up until the last few months of my father’s life, I had always had a difficult relationship with him, maybe it was … Read the rest

  • Africentric Geneological Research

    Journey to Dano

    “You’re almost out”, said Malidoma at a Cowery Shell reading that I had with him in 2015.  It was the second time that I had been to see him, the first the previous year. I returned this time because I felt that I had unfinished business.  I knew that I had spiritual work to do.  I knew that I was on an ancestral path and I knew that I had forgotten something. “You’re almost out”, … Read the rest

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