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Clair Lewoski


Teaching Associate, Counselling

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+44 (0)1223 767600


  • MA (Cantab) Theology and Art History
  • MA Integrative Child Psychotherapy (Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education amd London Metropolitan University)
  • MA Psychoanalytic Observational Studies with children and families (Tavistock and Portman Clinic and University of East London)
  • PGCE (Cantab) Primary Teaching (Early Years)
  • PgDip Dramatherapy (Hertfordshire University)

Membership of Professional Bodies/Associations

  • Registered Integrative Child Psychotherapist with United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy and Education (UKCP)
  • Arts Therapist (Drama) with Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)
  • Full member of British Association of Dramatherapists (BADth)
  • Member of British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP)

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Clair is an Integrative Child Psychotherapist, Arts Therapist, clinical supervisor and qualified teacher who has been working therapeutically with young people and their families for 19 years. She piloted, developed and evaluated a multidisciplinary therapy service across 10 primary schools, funded by the Children’s Fund. She has worked as a therapist in schools, the NHS and in private practice. Her particular interests include the impact of integrating mind-body practices into therapy and clinical supervision.

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Research Topics

  • Mindfulness and Focusing in psychotherapy and clinical supervision
  • Using the arts in psychotherapy and clinical supervision

Current Research Project(s)

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I teach on the PG Certificate, PG Diploma, MEd and MPhil courses in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling at the Faculty.

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Principal and Recent Publications

(In Press) Lewoski, C (2013) ‘The Primary School Years’ in Colleen McLaughlin and Carol Holliday (ed.) Therapy with Children and Young People. Integrative Counselling in Schools and other Settings (Sage).