Women and Gender Minorities Equality SIG


  • To provide high quality training for members to raise awareness of the specific and complex issues faced by women and gender minority groups which negatively impact on psychological well-being.
  • To support members by offering training so they can develop the necessary competencies to provide non-discriminatory, effective and inclusive treatments.
  • To provide an open, safe space which facilitates exploration and discussion of gender issues experienced within the organisational culture.
  • To promote equality of opportunity for women and gender minorities within the organisation
  • To recognise the discriminatory effect that structural racism has on women of colour and to raise awareness of how this affects equality of opportunity within the organisation.
  • To promote supportive workplace environments for women and gender minorities
  • To build closer professional relationships in the workplace to enable differences to be embraced.
  • To organise training to identify and address the issues that may be preventing women and gender minorities from putting themselves forward for leadership positions within the organisation
  • To raise awareness of discriminatory practice against women and gender minorities
  • To address and support through training the issues that affect women and gender minorities in the workplace
  • To encourage the career development of women and gender minorities in CBT research, training and clinical settings
  • Empower women and gender minorities to contribute further to the development and dissemination of high quality CBT research and practice.
  • Foster a supportive environment for women and gender minorities to create professional networks to improve patient care
  • Raise awareness and understanding of the cultural, social, political and psychological processes underpinning gender difference in psychological disorders
  • Promote the positive visibility and diversity of women and gender minorities in the organisation and celebrate their achievements

Committee Members

Role Name
Chair Vacant
Secretary Laura Sirey
Branch Liaison Rep Carly Bell
Treasurer Mallika Sharma
Ordinary Members Layla Mofrad, Kirsty Flatman, Romilly Gregory, Anthea Wells, Beverley Carrington, Patricia Murphy

Read the Statement from the Women and Gender Minorities Equality Special Interest Group (WOMGENE SIG) on behalf of BABCP regarding Domestic Abuse and Violence


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