Lilian J. Obonyo is a Senior Counsellor and a Child Therapist with vast experience spanning 14 years. Her career began as a clinical nurse, where she worked in the Ministry of Health for the Kenyan government. While there, she developed a passion in counselling. She then undertook a Bachelor’s degree in Counselling studies at the University of Manchester in the UK. Additionally, she holds: a higher diploma certificate in Counselling Psychology KAPC; a diploma in HIV Management from Kenyatta University, Amani Counselling Centre; a diploma in Trauma Management from WITS University; and a certificate in Expressive Art, Play, Drama and Music Therapy. She is involved in Harambee Arts Kenya programme at Langata Women’s Prison and works with children with Down’s syndrome and autism. She consulted for Feed the Children for five years and participates in several international programmes and conferences.