Celebrate Neurodiversity: De-Pathologising for Collective Empowerment workshop with Cheryl Yi Mei Leong ,Kate Jones, and Romy Graichen

This workshop features three very proud neurodistinct therapists who believe in the power/strength of this...

Last updated 3 May 2024

This workshop features three very proud neurodistinct therapists who believe in the power/strength of this diversity.

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Celebrate Neurodiversity: De-Pathologising for Collective Empowerment workshop with Cheryl Yi Mei Leong ,Kate Jones, and Romy Graichen
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Cheryl Y. Leong

Cheryl Y. Leong is a California licensed psychotherapist and a Certified Transactional Analysis Practitioner with USATAA. Her two decade experience as a therapist & clinical supervisor has ranged from working with Asian American mental health, immigration challenges, LGBTQIA+ affirming work and Adult ADHD empowerment. Her therapeutic approach draws from systemic, relational, classical transactional analysis and jungian-based expressive arts therapy. This work has extended to advocacy as well as organizational diversity, equity and inclusion consultation internationally.

Kate Jones

Kate is an autistic psychotherapist, supervisor, educator, and Chief Communication Officer of NeuroCastic. She first trained in person centred counselling and later transactional analysis and for the last 20 years Kate has supported people through challenging times both in private practice and for major UK charities. She offers training on subjects related to mental health and neurodivergence and speaks internationally on these subjects.

In private practice she works with neurodivergent adults as well as children and young people who have barriers to accessing education, engaging them through play and shared interests. Kate lives in Manchester, UK. She is a prolific illustrator and has had her work published internationally.

Romy Graichen

Romy Graichen is a multiply neurodivergent supervisor, trainer and psychotherapist. Besides working in private practice, she is a trainer in Specialist Diploma in Neurodiversity Informed Psychotherapy, Safeguarding Lead and Clinical Supervisor in an international counselling organisation. She offers Neurodiversity Affirming Supervision and Psychotherapy. Previous work included focus on EDI (Equality, Diversity and Inclusion) and trauma.