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Our course levels

How do you know which course to choose or which model to train in?  At WPF Therapy we offer the opportunity to meet with a qualified member of staff to talk about the various options.  This meeting is free and is not limited to talking about the courses we provide.  We can help you with your research and make alternative suggestions if WPF Therapy is not the organisation for you.  To book a free training consultation, contact training@wpf.org.uk.

Foundation courses

For nearly 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).

Taster Day
Saturday 16th September 2017

If you apply for the Foundation Certificate in Counselling Skills starting in October following attendance at the Taster Day we will waive the selection fee of £35.

‘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, or to supervise counsellors and psychotherapists. In addition to professional recognition, the courses lead to postgraduate and MA qualifications, validated by the University of Roehampton.

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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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