The MA Psychotherapy & Counselling provides an intermediate pre-professional training, and includes taught, clinical, experiential and self-directed components.
This course is also available as a postgraduate certificate - http://www.regents.ac.uk/study/postgraduate-study/programmes/psychotherapy-counselling-certificate.aspx
Upon completion you will be able to go on to the final stage of training that leads to eligibility for UKCP membership as an integrative or existential psychotherapist.
Please note that we are not able to sponsor students on this programme for a Tier 4 visa.
Why should I choose this programme?
This programme offers a broad knowledge of theories of psychotherapy and the work of key historical and contemporary figures.
It will enable you to:
•Develop your individual approach to the practice of psychotherapy and counselling
•Gain self-insight. evaluate your personal beliefs and identify prejudices that may affect your clinical practice
•Apply your knowledge and skills in an approved clinical placement under the supervision of experienced practitioners
•Develop your knowledge of research methods and carry out an in-depth ethical investigation into a relevant topic
•Key skills, aims and objectives
•Gain eligibility for professional training at advanced diploma level
•Prepare for psychotherapy practice by learning skills in the safe environment of the classroom
•Demonstrate a capacity for self-insight gained through personal therapy, and for ongoing self-evaluation and reflection on personal beliefs and prejudices that may affect clinical practice
•Gain knowledge of research methods and carry out an in-depth ethical investigation into a relevant topic
•Start to develop an individual approach to the practice of psychotherapy and counselling
Upon completion of the programme you will be eligible to progress to one of our Advanced Diploma courses (in Integrative or Existential Psychotherapy), which is the final stage of training that leads to eligibility for UKCP membership.
You will need a minimum of a bachelor’s degree in any discipline as well as a Certificate in Psychotherapy & Counselling of a minimum of 120 hours.We also require at least six months’ professional experience in an allied area (such as nursing, social work, teaching, human resources or mediation) or in a voluntary capacity in a helping or supportive context (such as befriending, mentoring or telephone helpline counselling).For further details and clarification, please see our website.For those applicants whose mother tongue is not English, we also require proof of English proficiency - please view our website.
MA Annual tuition fee: £7,600 Registration fee: £920 Dissertation submission fee: £1,500 Cert Annual Tuition Fee: £4,000 Registration fee: £100 (non