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Hephzibah Kaplan


  • Art Therapist
  • Psychotherapy Supervisor

Hephzibah Kaplan is a State Registered Art Therapist and Psychotherapy Supervisor. She is a member of BAAT (British Association of Art Therapists) and the Health Care Professions Council (HCPC). Hephzibah is a specialist BAAT recognised Private Practitioner and Supervisor.


I work with both adults and children. Having practised art therapy for over 30 years I have encountered many different people and worked with diverse client groups; the young and old, the unwell, the troubled and the simply curious. Art therapy is a powerful psychotherapeutic approach that reaches the parts that other therapies don’t reach. You are invited to enter a creative and dynamic space without judgement or fear. The psychological world of conflict, pain, confusion, betrayal, love, servitude, exploration and so on can be gently yet profoundly explored using art materials and visualisations. We will develop a professional alliance working together to help you understand yourself. One of the aims in art psychotherapy is to help you develop a better relationship with yourself, and through that process, you are able to have better relationships with others.


Since my original training in psychodynamic art therapy, I have included other therapeutic approaches ultimately focussing on client-led work in an integrative style.  In my Harley Street practice, I am able to offer 90- minute sessions combining art therapy approaches with provocative therapy.  We can work for a time-limited number of sessions or have ongoing weekly sessions.


When I am not in Harley Street, I am in Archway, North London where I am the Director (and co-founder) of the London Art Therapy Centre. In addition to seeing private clients and supervisees at the centre I also run 2 weekly art therapy groups.


On Monday evenings there is the Art for the Heart workshops which is for high-functioning professionals, creatives and people interested in learning about art therapy. On Wednesdays I co-run a Well-being and Support Group for people who have been psychologically unwell owing to a breakdown, psychosis, depression etc. This group aims to support people during recovery. I also teach on the workshop programme at the London Art Therapy Centre. For more information about these groups, as well as seeing the schedule of CPD workshops, go to www.arttherapycentre.com or my personal website http://hephzibahkaplanarttherapy.co.uk

Click here to view a video of me talking about art therapy, who it helps and what happens during the sessions.

You are also welcome to call me call or email me to discuss any aspect of the treatment I offer.