Baobab Centre for Young Survivors in Exile – Surviving violence, creating hope, rebuilding lives


Kevin Perkins

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Senior Child and Adolescent Integrative Psychotherapist (volunteer)

A few words about me

I have worked with young people for most of my professional life and have been a volunteer at Baobab since 2013. Relationships are at the heart of what I do and are the basis of change, growth and development. I am ever hopeful and humour is my default position!

What does your role at Baobab involve?

Seeing young people in individual psychotherapy on a weekly basis. Helping and supporting them with making a life in the UK, living and growing as people.

What is your desert island book or music?

My go to desert island book is The Charioteer by Mary Renault and my go to desert island music is The Dream of Gerontius by Edward Elgar.

What 3 words would you use to describe Baobab?

Unique. Committed. Humane.