Online Open Days – watch this space for details of our next Open Day or Q&A drop in sessions.


An informal, no-obligation way to find out more about our counselling training  

Our free counselling training open days help you to find out more about who we are, our expertise in counselling training, part time courses available. You will have the opportunity to speak to our course tutors, former students and members of the Training Team about our Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling course, whether you are looking to becoming a fully qualified counsellor or learning counselling skills to support your current professional and personal relationships.

The Counselling Foundation is at the forefront of psychodynamic counselling training, understanding how past experiences shape the way our mind works in the present as well as using unconscious processes to support people in making positive changes to their mental wellbeing.

Online and face to face training options
We are proud to currently offer our counselling training online. This means you can study with us from the comfort of your home and receive the same excellent standard of teaching that the Foundation has prided itself on since 1974. We are monitoring the guidance given from the government and will look to offer a face-to-face service alongside our online training once we able to do so in Hertfordshire and Bedfordshire.

Find out more about our expertise in counselling training and part time courses available; visit our website for details on our Introduction to Counselling Skills and Foundation Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling course.

Applications for the one year, part time Foundation Certificate are now open and can be found here:

If you have any questions regarding training, please note that we are only able to answer email queries rather than calls currently. If you wish to apply for a course, please send your application form to . Thank you for your understanding at this time.