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Term dates

These are the teaching term dates for the academic year 2021 – 2022

Please note that for the Clinical Qualification in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, trainees are expected to provide 44 sessions of clinical work. Attendance for supervision is required for 42 weeks of the academic year and clinical work will continue outside of the teaching term dates.

There are separate term dates for the Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills beginning in January, April and August, plus the Diploma in Counselling Skills (Access Course) that begins in January. See website.

Our CPD courses, such as the Certificate in Supervision and the Certificate in Clinical Assessment Skills also have individual course dates that you can confirm by checking the details on each course listing.

Term 1 Monday 4th October – Friday 17th December 2021
Reading week Monday 8 November – Friday 12 November

Term 2 Monday 10th January – Friday 25th March 2022
Reading week Monday 14 February – Friday 18 February

Term 3 Monday 25th April – Monday 11th July 2022
Reading week Monday 30 May – Friday 3 June

WPF Therapy will be closed to clients and trainees on Friday, 18th December 2020

Winter Closure Dates: Thursday 23rd December 2021 – Monday 3rd January 2022 (inclusive). WPF will open for clinical work on Tuesday, 4th January 2022.

All our courses take place, either online or in the building situated at 23 Magdalen Street, London SE1 2EN. This centrally located building is less than five minutes walk from London Bridge rail and underground station (Northern & Jubilee lines). It is also easily reached by numerous buses and riverboat.

Visit the Transport for London website for the latest travel information.

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See also the teaching term dates for the academic year 2020 – 2021

Please note that for the Clinical Qualification in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy, trainees are expected to provide 44 sessions of clinical work. Attendance for supervision is required for 42 weeks of the academic year and clinical work will continue outside of the teaching term dates.

Term 1 Thursday 1st October – Wednesday 16th December 2020
Reading week Monday 2 November – Friday 6 November

Term 2 Monday 11 January – Friday 26 March 2021
Reading week Monday 15 February – Friday 19 February

Term 3 Monday 26 April – Monday 12 July 2021
Reading week Monday 31 May – Friday 4 June