Talid Khan

Art Psychotherapist, Addictions Therapist


Talid Khan is an art psychotherapist and addictions therapist. Talid has worked exclusively within Priory for over five years and joined Priory Hospital Roehampton in 2019.

Talid works with inpatients on the Addiction Treatment Programme, delivering group and individual therapy, art psychotherapy, psycho-educational and relapse prevention workshops as well conducting inductions, assessments, and aftercare support for clients.

As an art psychotherapist, he works across the wider hospital setting delivering individual and group sessions for the day care service and in the past, both the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Service (CAMHS) and the adult general metal health service. He continues to offer some sessions remotely via online platforms.

Talid has extensive clinical experience and is focused on working with both adults and adolescents with addictions, eating disorders and general mental health issues.

Talid is registered with The Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC), is an Advanced Practitioner Member of Addiction Professionals UK (AP APM), a Professional Associate of The College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (CORST) and is registered with The Information Commissioners Office (ICO).

Prior to his current position, Talid worked for Priory Hospital Woking as an art psychotherapist within the addictions, general mental health, and eating disorder services. He has historically held various positions within the NHS.

Outside his practitioner work, Talid is passionate about art making, nature and yoga.

Research Interests

Talid’s research interests are currently focused on the role of art psychotherapy and digital art in the treatment of an addiction population. During his time in both the NHS and Woking, he was successful in piloting and establishing new art psychotherapy services for NHS CAMHS and in Woking for adults with other specified feeding and eating disorders (OSFED). The NHS service continues to operate today. Talid is currently undertaking further training in both sex addiction therapy and eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR).

  • Khan, T. (2012). Musings on the impact of Aniconism and the practice of Art Therapy within a Muslim Community, ATOL: Art Therapy Online, 3(1). www.gold.ac.uk
  • Khan.T cited in Case, C. and Dalley, T. (2014), (2018) The 13th Addition of the Art Psychotherapy Handbook, Routledge Publishers. P53-54.
  • Khan.T in Sharma, M. and Ryan, J.F. (2021) Eastern Spirituality and Western Psychology Revering the Difference, Transpersonal Press. P47.


  • English
  • Hindi
  • Phari


  • Addiction Therapy Diploma (Distinction)
  • Bachelor’s Degree: BA (Hons) in Creative Expressive Therapies (Art Specialism) 2/1
  • Master’s Degree: MA in Art Therapy