Zayna Ratty is a leading professional specialising in the exploration of how gender, sexuality, race and diversity create intersecting identities. A Pink Therapy GSRD aware endorsed trainer and LGBTQIA+, Race and Ethnicity Hypno-Psychotherapist, Zayna is passionate to increase the visibility of communities and individuals who are continually marginalised, through educating and raising awareness. A seasoned speaker, Zayna is the perfect choice as an LGBTQIA+ speaker to encourage discussion.
A highly regarded Hypno-Psychotherapist, Zayna is famed for becoming the first PoC Chair of Oxford Pride and is currently working as a Diversity & Equalities Officer at The National College of Hypnosis & Psychotherapy. She is the holder of the CHP(NC) qualification and is also a member of The National Society of Talking Therapies and the Association of Cognitive Behavioural Sciences. An advocate for raising awareness of marginalised groups within society, Zayna has been twice nominated for the National Diversity Awards Positive Role Model (LGBT+) in both 2019 and 2020.
Zayna is also commended for her role as a Stonewall PoC and has over 1000 hours of client work and experience in her specialisms of race, ethnicity and GSRD. She contributes her knowledge as a regular columnist to both OxMag and Fyne Times and she is also the co-host of the Beyond Monogamy with Zayna and Jonathan podcast. Revered for her expertise in gender, sex, relationships and diversity, Zayna has also claimed the Hypno-Psychotherapist of the Year award at the Oxfordshire Prestige Awards 2020 and the Most Dedicated Hypno-Psychotherapist 2020 award.
When looking for an LGBT speaker, Zayna is a perfect choice. Having previously spoken in roles such as the Chair of the Race & Ethnicity Panel at Pink Therapy Conference 2019 and Reading LGBTQ+ History Month & Oxford Pride Queer Panel, Zayna is experienced in the art of creating inclusive and meaningful conversations. Having also spoken for the likes of Oxford University, Brookes University, BBC Oxford and Let’s Talk Queer PoC, Zayna Ratty is the perfect speaker for events themed around LGBTQIA+, diversity and inclusion.