• Our courses are highly regarded by professionals working within family therapy, and this course is accredited by the Association of Family Therapy (AFT).
• When you complete this course you will be able to register as a systemic psychotherapist or family therapist with the UK Council Psychotherapy (UKCP).
• With over ten years' experience of teaching systemic psychotherapy, our experienced teaching team is keen to pass its expertise on to you.
• If you have already completed the PG Cert Systemic Thinking and Practice or have passed an Association of Family Therapy (AFT) accredited intermediate course, this course is ideal for you.
About the course:
This two year part time course offers you the flexibility of continuing your professional development without taking a break from your career.
In your first year you'll study for the PG Dip Systemic Thinking and Practice, which includes a weekly supervised training clinic for 40 weeks.
In your second year the teaching will be focused on the MSc Systemic Psychotherapy, which also includes a weekly supervised training clinic for 40 weeks of the year.
You'll need to study both years to form the MSc Systemic Psychotherapy.
You'll be taught in our Clinical Skills Suite, which is a working clinical environment where you'll be able to learn and develop your practical and research skills. The cost for live clinical supervision for both years is covered by the course fees.
You'll study some parts of the course with students on other psychotherapy courses, so you'll have the opportunity to critically appraise systemic practice and other psychotherapy and counselling models.
You may be eligible for Learning Beyond Registration (LBR) funding if you choose this course, contact us for more details.
You’ll need a Postgraduate Certificate Systemic Thinking and Practice accredited by the Association of Family Therapy or equivalent, plus relevant professional experience.This course is not available to international students.
2014/2015 fees were £4,300 per stage. Please see our website for the latest information.
Recipient: University of Derby
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