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An Islamic Perspective on Mental Health including Jinn, Evil Eye & Black Magic @ Zoom
May 20 @ 10:00 am – May 21 @ 1:30 pm
During this introductory workshop specific consideration will be given to voice hearing.

The course takes place on Zoom, across two half-days. By registering you commit to attending both sessions. The Zoom link itself is not sent out until 24 hours before the training starts. REGISTER ON EVENTBRITE HERE

  • Thursday 20 May 10am – 1.30pm Session One will include an overview of the Islamic faith, with a focus on the aspects which help to understand how mental health challenges are conceptualised within the faith.
  • Friday 21 May 10am – 1.30pm Session Two will introduce beliefs around Jinn, evil eye and black magic – and how these beliefs can impact both physical and mental well being.


Dr Sara Betteridge

Sara is a Counselling Psychologist with over 20 years experience of working in a wide range of adult mental health settings. Her primary interest is in incorporating people’s faith into their therapy and specialises in this integrated approach. She has become committed to delivering compassionate mental health care in a way which seeks to find meaning to the distress people experience. Sara is practitioner and trainer in Open Dialogue working as a Family Therapist for an adult eating disorder unit and delivering clinical supervision to a number of different teams. She also works as a Community Psychologist for the Black, Minority and Ethnic Community Psychology Access team in Tower Hamlets, delivering training to staff on the needs of the local communities and offering psychology-based groups in local community settings. She also has an independent practise offering her expertise.


Lived Experience – No charge
No charge for people experiencing voices and alternative realities who do not have an organisation willing to pay for their place.

£50 – Reduced Price
If you are on a low income, or from a racialised/BAME background, or from the LGBTQIA+ community. We stand alongside those whom society disadvantages.

£75 – Standard Price
For self-funding individuals who are comfortably able to meet their basic needs.

£100 – Voluntary Sector Organisations
For people (including lived experience) whose place can be paid for by a Voluntary Sector organisation

£125 – Private Healthcare or NHS
For people (including including lived experience) whose place can be paid for by a Private Healthcare or NHS organisation

If your organisation needs to pay by invoice, please email us at and provide your organisation’s invoicing details.

2 responses to “Training & Events Calendar”

  1. I have severe depression and I have no friends and I feel so lonely and I am looking for activities to get myself out of the house during the days and at weekends, please can you advise of places to meet and make new friends. I would really appreciate it, thanks very much. Mary

    1. Hi Mary, our Healthy Minds Community Programme may be able to support you in accessing free activities if you live within Camden. Please give us a call on 020 7241 8996 or email us at

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