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Diploma in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling

Diploma in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling

BACP Accredited Course

Start your new career as a confident and qualified counsellor, equipped with practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

A Leading Provider of Contemporary Psychodynamic Training

Key Information:

Application deadline:

30th June 2024

Course start date:

September 2024

Course format:

In person (St Albans)

Course length:

3 years (part-time) 5 hours tutor contact time per week plus a clinical placement and supervision in year 2 and 3

Course Fees:

Details of our course fees and payment options are available in our prospectus. If you have any queries, please do contact us.

Accreditation:

Mapping onto SCoPEd Column B for individual accreditation subject to meeting all BACP requirements. This is a newly improved course designed to map onto SCoPEd industry standard competencies and skills, accredited by the BACP.

Who is this course for?

  • This course is suitable for anyone who wishes to start training as a psychodynamic counsellor.
  • There are no formal academic requirements to enrol on this course but a few years relevant work and life experience are required as is the ability to work at FHEQ level 4-6.
  • All applicants will be interviewed and will need to demonstrate readiness to train as a professional counsellor.
  • We recommend that applicants undertake an Introduction to Counselling Skills Course. An IELTS score of 7 (minimum) is required if English is not your first language.

Course Features:

Placement
Offered

Supervised placement offered in our clinical service with pastoral support provided.

Integrated
Skills

Start your career with confidence, equipped with both practical skills and theoretical knowledge.

Small
Groups

Located in St Albans with small class sizes and 5 hours of tutor contact time per week.

Accredited
Course

Accredited by the BACP – a recognised and respected professional body.

Experienced
Tutors

Qualified therapists and tutors who provide a nurturing environment for optimal learning.

ENQUIRE TODAY

We would love to discuss your interest in our course. Please call 0300 303 6690 or click below:

OPEN DAYS 2024

We have various open days available, both online and in-person. Click below for more information: 

COURSE OVERVIEW

Learn more about this course and all of the training options available. Including information on pathways:

Apply Today:

If you are happy with all of the information you have seen so far and would like to apply for our Diploma in Contemporary Psychodynamic Counselling, please download the application form below. Alternatively please call 0300 303 6690 and we’d be happy to answer your questions.

Please click to view our Terms & Conditions.

A limited number of bursaries are available for applicants, who could not otherwise afford to train. For further information, please contact us at training2@counsellingfoundation.org

Please note:

It is important that any questions on the application form are answered as fully as possible, as suitability is decided based on those responses. Applications can only be accepted by email on training@counsellingfoundation.org. We aim to acknowledge receipt of applications within five working days.

Alternatively, you can use our contact form below to get in touch:

Graduate Feedback

“I am very grateful for the opportunity to have done such a quality, rich course.”

“This course was tremendously enriching for me both as an individual and as a student. I learned to think differently and appreciate different perspectives. I also gained valuable skills that I can use in my future studies and career. Overall, although the experience was challenging at times, the experience was immensely rewarding.”

“At TCF the psychodynamic training gave me a broad and rich array of psychodynamic theorists and theories to which I anchored my own practice.”

“Very happy to endorse the rigorous training, excellent Supervision, pastoral care, support in training placement within the organisation and a privilege to work with experienced professionals”

“I am very grateful for the opportunity to have done such a quality, rich course.”

“This course was tremendously enriching for me both as an individual and as a student. I learned to think differently and appreciate different perspectives. I also gained valuable skills that I can use in my future studies and career. Overall, although the experience was challenging at times, the experience was immensely rewarding.”

“Very happy to endorse the rigorous training, excellent Supervision, pastoral care, support in training placement within the organisation and a privilege to work with experienced professionals”

“At TCF the psychodynamic training gave me a broad and rich array of psychodynamic theorists and theories to which I anchored my own practice.”

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