Here at CAHN we have our qualified black counsellors who lead our professional counselling service supporting our community within areas of mental health; bereavement; emotional therapy etc. Meet our CAHN Counsellors!
Daniel Alexander Yartey is an integrative counsellor and a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapist (BACP). He brings a wealth of experience as a qualified social worker to his counselling practice that is further enhanced by coaching skills gained through continuous professional development. He has worked with a diverse group of people from many cultural and socio-economic backgrounds with a variety of issues.
Daniel is skilled in providing support for individuals in helping professions like teachers, social workers and health professionals to enhance their resilience, enjoyment of their vocation and to minimise burn out. He is pursuing a master’s degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy specialising in the supervision of people in the helping professions.
Daniel is a member of CAHN’s Counselling Team and working on various projects in the organisation to progress CAHN’s strategic objectives.
Sylvia Lee is a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapist (BACP) and has been a Person-Centred Therapeutic Counsellor for the past ten years. She provides effective, safe, and confidential counselling. Central to her practice is her fundamental belief in working only for the very best interest of the client. Sylvia has successfully worked as a school counsellor and has supported children experiencing anticipated grief. As a private practitioner, her specialism includes bereavement counselling in which she has had additional training with CRUSE Bereavement Service. Sylvia works in a variety of settings including the role of a counsellor at a training centre for trainee counselling students. Sylvia also specialises in areas of grief and trauma, common life, common mental health challenges, family counselling, domestic abuse, and work-related issues. Having studied a BA(Hons) in Theology: Youth Work and Ministry at Nazarene Theological College, Sylvia understands the importance of being able to support others in need of pastoral care in the wider community. Sylvia feels privileged to join CAHN as part of the team offering vital support to the community through the Light Bereavement Service.