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Our course levels

Our courses provide a ladder of training from Foundation Certificate courses to Diploma level and  Clinical Qualification in Psychodynamic Psychotherapy. We also run a wide-ranging programme of specialist CPD courses for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists. These include a Post-Qualifying Certificate in Supervision and a Certificate in Clinical Assessment Skills.

Foundation courses - Next Intake August 2019

For almost 50 years WPF Therapy has been offering people the opportunity to develop their interpersonal skills by participating in one of our Foundation courses. The different modes aim to provide the same content but in different formats, in order to suit the requirements of a wide range of people. No prior training or qualification is required. If you already have some basic skills and want to develop them further, we recommend our Diploma in Counselling Skills (Access course).

To increase our flexibility of access we offer four starting points for the popular Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills. Students can begin in October, January, April or August of each year. Each start has a different study schedule so that students can choose the one that fits best with their existing commitments.

Want to know more? Register to attend our next Open Evening on 31st May 2019, or book a place for our Introduction to Counselling and Psychotherapy Taster Day on Saturday 29th June 2019.

‘The course is well run and structured. I have been given a good introduction to counselling and psychotherapy and learnt an awful lot about myself.’  Foundation Certificate student, 2017

‘I have thoroughly enjoyed my experience at WPF and will come away from the course feeling more self-aware and more confident in pursuing a career in psychotherapy.’  Foundation Certificate student, 2017

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Full Professional Qualifications

These courses are for those wishing to gain valuable clinical qualifications that will enable them to practice as psychodynamic or psychoanalytic psychotherapists.

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Specialist CPD Courses

Our continuing professional development courses enable qualified and trainee psychotherapists and counsellors, and all those in related or caring professions to continue their development by focussing on specialist areas.

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