Zayna Ratty

Zayna began training as an Hypno-Psychotherapist in 2013 and spends her private practice working with people from diverse and marginalised communities. 
She adopts an integrative style to Hypno-Psychotherapy drawing upon a wide variety of modalities to create a bespoke therapeutic environment and psychotherapeutic interventions for each unique client. 

A passionate advocate of education, awareness and the reduction of fear around societally taboo subjects, she speaks out in a way of empowering the listener to understand and promote diversity of expression. 

Zayna talks and trains on Misogynoir, relationship diversity, proxemics and code switching. Dissecting the intersectional theory that happens through sexuality, religion, class, disability, race, ethnicity, gender, neurodiversity in marginalised communities, and the hierarchal social, legal, and policy mechanisms that act as multiple layers of oppression.
H.P. Lovecraft ‘The oldest and strongest emotion of mankind is fear, and the oldest and strongest kind of fear is fear of the unknown’
As a mental health columnist at OxMag and Fyne Times, she writes about life and how we can incorporate psychotherapeutic interventions to the betterment of every stage of our lives in easy to understand ways.

She served as the 1st PoC Chair of Oxford Pride and Diversity & Equalities Officer at National College of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy. 
Zayna volunteers as a Stonewall PoC Role Model & is a 2 time LGBT+ Positive Role Model Award Nominee at the National Diversity Awards’s. 
Hypno-Psychotherapist of the year at The Oxfordshire Prestige Awards 2020, Most Dedicated Hypno-Psychotherapist in the South East and finalist in the Businesswomen of the Year Awards.

Zayna’s charity, diversity consulting work and private therapeutic practice explore how race, gender, sexuality and relationship diversity create a prism of intersecting identities.