MYRIAD: Time to Reflect

8 February 2024

We’re excited to announce an opportunity for creative practitioners from the global majority* to reflect on their practice with counsellor and psychotherapist, Rafaela Nunes.

Are you a creative practitioner from the global majority who would benefit from space to reflect on your practice? 

MYRIAD: Time to Reflect is a space for global majority creative practitioners to come together to explore their practice with the support and guidance of qualified psychotherapist Rafaela Nunes, who specialises in working with the cultural sector. 

 If you work creatively with people in group settings and you would like time to reflect and to be supported in your work, then this opportunity is for you. 

There are two cohorts of up to 12 practitioners, the first cohort from March – September 2024, and the second cohort from October 2024 to May 2025. 

What to expect:

  • Peer support and collaboration
  • Time to reflect on your practice
  • Enhance your own wellbeing
  • Opportunities for developing your practice

When & where?
Sessions take place on the last Tuesday of every month, 3.30-5pm (dates below), at Bridge 5 Mill, 22A Beswick St, Manchester M4 7HR. 

Cohort one (March – September 2024)
26/03, 30/04, 28/05, 18/06, 30/07, 27/08, 24/09

Cohort two (October 2024 – April 2025)
29/10, 26/11, 17/12, 28/01, 25/02, 25/03, 29/04, 27/05 

How to apply:
Click on the link below to apply.
Application deadline: Tue 20 Feb 2024, 4pm


We look forward to hearing from you!

*The group of people in the world who do not consider themselves or are not considered to be white.


RAFAELA NUNES is an experienced counsellor dedicated to supporting the mental health and wellbeing of creatives and artists in Greater Manchester and internationally. With over 5 years of experience in private practice, Rafaela, who is from a global majority community herself, often works with freelance creatives from diverse backgrounds.

Rafaela offers tailored support to individual practitioners who experience intersectionality and benefit from her down to earth, warm and compassionate approach. She also works with organisations and recently collaborated with Factory International, offering movement-based group sessions and counselling sessions to the creative engagement team whilst they developed their new programme.

MYRIAD aims to increase mental health support for people from global majority communities by developing a global majority, creative health workforce across Greater Manchester. The two-year programme includes training, career development and networking opportunities for GM based creative practitioners from global majority communities.

MYRIAD is supported by The Baring Foundation and is a project commissioned by NHS Greater Manchester in partnership with GMCA and Company Chameleon.


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