“A ship in harbor is safe, but that is not what ships are built for.” – John A. Shedd

Kaire Talviste, Clinical Gestalt Psychotherapist, ECP Holder ( European Certificate of Psychotherapy)

organizational consultant and coach

Autor of books:

“Digital Trap” (2019)

“Smart Divorce” (2016)

“Going to School” (2015)

I am a Clinical Gestalt Psychotherapist working in Estonia (in Tallinn, Paide, Rakvere and Kohila) with organizations, individual clients and couples from different nationalities who share a common ground in the English language.

I arrange Gestalt Psychotherapy groups, seminars and give lectures. I am also a writer, columnist and have been editor in chief of a psychology magazine. I have let myself to be lead by my curiosity and passions. When you find THAT something which truly fascinates you, take it seriously. This is your lighthouse showing you the road. Often it means also that you have to be courageous enough to leave “the safe harbor”!


Partnerschule. Europäische Akademie EAG für biopsychosoziale Gesundheit. Germany (2021-2022)

Advanced International Training. A Gestalt therapy field approach to Development and Psychopathology. Instituto di Gestalt H.C.C. Italy (2019-2023).

Social pedagogy and child protection in Tallinn University (2019-2021). Cum Laude.

Graduated Gestalt Psychotherapist, Organizational Consultant and Coach education in Denmark GIS International (Gestalt Institute of Scandinavia).

Clinical practice in Valkla Kodu (2015).

Additional studies in University of Tartu: psychopathology, clinical psychology, developmental psychology.


Relational Interventions for New Psychopathologies in a Post-Pandemic World. Instituto di Gestalt H.C.C. (2021-2022).

Sexual violence and abuse against children. Suomen Delfins (Tallinn, 2019).

Sexually violeted children and their treatment. Tartu University (Tartu, 2019).

Art based working methods with children. Tallinn University (Tallinn, 2018-2019).

Training on topic: violence against women. Sotsiaalkindlustusamet (Tallinn, 2018).

Assessment of complex trauma and dissociation. Lecturer Suzette Boon, PhD from Netherlands. Traumateraapia- ja koolituskeskus OÜ (Tallinn, 2017 and 2019).

Discovering the Unlived Life through Dreams and Mask Work (active Imagination, Movement, Voice work). Lecturers Sue Congram and Marian Dunlea (Greece, 2017).

“The Aesthetic of Otherness: meeting at the boundary in a desensitized world”. AAGT/EAGT joint conference (Italy, Taormina, 2016).

Gestalt Art Intensive Seminar – Creative tools in therapy. Lecturer Yaro Starak (Denmark, 2015).

Externship in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy. Lecturers Gail Palmer and Hanna Pinomaa. International Centre for Excellence in Emotionally Focused Therapy (Tallinn, 2012 and 2013).

Looking for a change?

Wishing for a change in your life and relations? Don’t want to keep going like you used to, but don’t know the other way yet?

Don’t hesitate to contact me for:

  • individual therapy
  • couples therapy
  • group therapy

Therapy languages are Estonian, English and German. About psychotherapy you can read more from HERE.

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