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“Clare has provided me with a deep, unending level of strong and quiet support that has allowed me the space to create powerful change within. Our work together has been no less than life changing in such a positive way.”


My name is Clare Myatt and I am a somatic coach and psychotherapist, trained in the US and UK.

Why Somatic Coaching?

Unless and until a body oriented approach is included in the equation of change, change may happen briefly but cannot be sustained over time. If someone wants to shift the way they are, they way they feel, the way they are perceived, then a holistic approach incorporating the power of the body-mind-spirit is essential.

This body oriented approach is what we term “somatic” – “soma” being the Greek word for the “body” in its wholeness; not just skin and bone, but the body in its aliveness. This approach acknowledges the latest research revealing humans as an integrated neuro-psycho-biological being. Our neurology, psychology and biology are intertwined like the weave of a fabric and cannot be separated out.

By bringing attention to the body, being aware of our breathing, posture, and internal experience, the body becomes a resource rather than simply a vehicle for the head. As such, the body becomes a powerful and invaluable resource as the leader of our own lives, families or the leader of others in organizations.

Check out any of the links and then take the next step – call or email to set up a time for an obligation free conversation.

I am one of those fortunate people who loves what they do and I truly look forward to connecting with you to explore the possibilities ahead.

From the Blog…


I have great admiration for Esther Perel. A relationship therapist who doesn’t pull punches, she simply tells it like it is with confidence and poise. Her latest TED talk may catch the eye of the unfaithful but, as she says, it’s for anyone who has ever...

Adversity Advantage

"An arrow can only be shot by pulling it backward.When life is dragging you back with difficulties, it means it’s going to launch you into something great.So just focus, and keep aiming." Someone facing life-changing adversity recently shared this...

Things to keep to yourself

I feel so grateful that I came of age pre-social media. (Oh, the embarrassing things that could be haunting me now). Having a choice about what to share and keep private is such a gift, especially in a profession like mine where boundaries play such an important role....

The Snake Story

Terry Gorski tells one of my favourite stories. Heard many years ago when I first started working with people in recovery, it goes something like this. "One day, walking in a frozen wintry forest, I almost trip on something. When I look down I see a snake, coiled...

Sniffing judgment

Taking a break from writing yesterday (what better way than set the timer for five minutes and head over to Facebook for some entertainment?) I stumbled across this fabulous blog by Gretchen Schmelzer, Ph.D. on healing shame. She likens it to a high altitude climb -...

What People are Saying

Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Clare Myatt, Somatic Coaching, Somatics, London“Master Somatic Coach Clare Myatt brings a depth and breadth to her work that is wise, pragmatic, and highly skillful. Her sensitive touch and caring heart opens doors into new actions and new ways of being. I unconditionally recommend Clare for her Somatic Coaching and Bodywork.”

Richard Strozzi-Heckler, Ph.D. – Founder, Strozzi Somatics