Matthew Elton

Matthew Elton

Matthew Elton is a psychotherapist based in Edinburgh. He works with a wide range of clients and has a special interest in writers and artists. His formative training was in transactional analysis and he has since developed a strong interest in narrative therapy. Matthew regularly delivers talks and workshops in Scotland and across the UK on therapy practice and related matters. Previously, he was an academic working on the philosophy of mind at the University of Stirling, then a manager in the charity sector. He is author of a well-received volume on Daniel Dennett in the Polity Key Contemporary Thinkers series, published in 2003.

Books by Matthew Elton

Talking it Better: From insight to change in the therapy room

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Talking it Better is a practical book about the everyday practice of counselling and psychotherapy, written by a practitioner for fellow practitioners. Using case studies based on his own clients, Elton carefully examines what helps and what hinders the process of change in the therapy room. At the heart of therapeutic work, he argues, is the development of effective mind…