Emilyn Claid

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MSc Psychotherapy, Diploma Supervision, PhD Choreography
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London, SE5 8LE
Limited availability
Limited availability

This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I work as a body focused Gestalt psychotherapist. I have a holistic approach to therapy, linking mind and body, where talking, feeling, thinking and moving interweave. The here and now of the relationship forms the ground from which to reach into the past and future.

I also work as a choreographer and movement, gesture and bodywork are integrated into my practice as a psychotherapist. Our gestures and social behaviours are developed through relationship with others in the world so I tend to include a psycho-somatic focus in my work. I explore ways to support ourselves from the anxiety and fear that is provoked by living in an uncertain world.

My style of therapy is relational and creative, building a trustful, respectful alliance as the basis for working together.

I offer one to one weekly psychotherapy, face to face and on line. From Autumn 2024 I will offer two blocks of 15 week sessions per year, one in the autumn and one in the spring. Clients may work with me for one 15 week block (short term therapy), or continue with ongoing 15 week blocks (long term therapy). 

I have an MSc in psychotherapy and a diploma in supervision.

I offer one to one and group supervision for counsellors, therapists and therapists in training.

I offer supervision, face to face and on line.

Training, qualifications & experience

MSc Gestalt Psychotherapy - Middlesex University & Metanoia Institute
UKCP Registered
Diploma in supervision - Gestalt Centre London
Clinical Diploma - Metanoia Institute
PhD in Choreography - University of Surrey
MA Performing Arts - Middlesex University

I have experience in working with issues of:

  • loss
  • anxiety
  • family
  • depression
  • relationships
  • trauma
  • sexuality and gender.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I give attention to

Physical  stress.
Mind and body disconnection.
Low sense of physical presence.


£65.00 - £100.00

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a sliding scale depending on income.

The rate for students and unemployed is £60.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I work 40 weeks of the year. 

I take the occasional week away from therapy,  for Arts projects.

Further information

Although my main therapy room is on the first floor, I am able to work with wheelchair users on the ground floor. However, there is no bathroom on the ground floor.
I live in south east London, zone 2, close to London overground and bus services.
Closest stations: Denmark Hill and Peckham Rye. Buses: 176, 40, 185. Parking is available. 

84 Grove Park, Camberwell, London, SE5 8LE

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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the bathroom is not accessible.


In person

Diploma in Supervision (Gestalt Centre 2013)

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Emilyn Claid
Emilyn Claid