‘Referrals for therapy went up by 900%’ – Natasha Benjamin, Free Your Mind

Witnessing the domestic abuse of her mother while growing up made Natasha Benjamin determined to help others in similar situations. Her social enterprise, Free Your Mind, provides counselling and holistic therapies to people aged four to 25 who have experienced domestic violence as children. With lockdown putting a stop to face-to-face therapy, her team had to find ways to support children online – while responding to a huge upsurge in demand.