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Claire Moran and Frida

Claire Moran

Psychotherapist

My name is Claire Moran, and I am a Psychotherapist with training in various modalities, including Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Psychodynamic Therapy and Eye Movement Desensitisation Reprogramming (EMDR). I am interested in the experiences and effects of childhood trauma, and the unconscious processes affecting relationships and behaviour. I am experienced in working with individuals who struggle with emotional dysregulation and relational difficulties. I firmly believe in the healing power of therapeutic relationship and connection, and I tailor my therapeutic approach to meet the needs of the client. I have been working in the field of mental health for around 14 years, and have been working with children, young people and their families for most of that time.

I am registered with ACAT, RCOT and HCPC, and have an enhanced Disclosure and Barring Service certificate.

My previous background is in English literature (I love books) and I have an MSc in Occupational Therapy. I hold other roles in my working life, including working as a Psychotherapist in HM Prisons and a Trustee for a charity, The Foundation for Professionals in Services to Adolescents. I am also a Lecturer in Occupational Therapy at the University of East Anglia, teaching future clinicians about mental health, the effects of trauma on brain development and various therapeutic approaches. 

I enjoy writing, and have published work around endings and loss, in connection with psychotherapy.

I also have a lovely dog called Frida.

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