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Webinar – Social Inequalities & Mental Health

November 29 @ 4:30 pm 5:30 pm

Learn about the social determinants to mental health, how and why the social context can impact on a person’s psychological and emotional well-being throughout their life. The webinar will provide an overview of the elements to consider when trying to understand this impact and how therapy and other forms of support can help in addressing it along with their limitations.

We will cover:

  • Social Determinants of Mental Health
  • Links between the social context and trauma, distress and power
  • How can therapy help to address these issues

The webinar will last 1 hour, including a 40-minute presentation and space for questions or reflections.

This webinar is aimed at mental health professionals and everyone interested in the links between social inequalities and mental health.

(This live event will be recorded. The fee includes access to the recording for 2 weeks after the event and a handout with references that will be shared via email after the presentation.)

About the speaker:

Lucia Sarmiento Verano is a humanistic psychotherapist in private practice in Oxford and online. With a background in sociology and Political Science, she has worked as an anti-racism trainer and consultant with mental health organisations. She has experience delivering training and facilitating reflective discussions around topics of anti-racism and decolonial thinking in mental health. Lucia is now preparing to undertake research on the topics of anti-oppression and resistance as a Ph.D. student at the Birkbeck University of London.

Lucia Sarmiento Verano