May 2020

Welcome to the London Foundation Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy

When you chose to train with us you will learn practical skills & the application of a wide range of counselling/therapy theories which can be used in your professional & personal life. This course will support you in making decisions about your future development whether in the caring professions or in whatever your chosen career pathway might be.

Training with us in integrative counselling can be a life changing & enhancing process. You will learn skills & abilities & be a member of a diverse collegial group.

See the Course Details

  • London Counselling Course Class Photo from 2020

    This introductory foundation course takes place in Central London over ten weekends across the calendar year. The course for 2020 is now full. We will offer application details for the for the 2021 course in February 2020. Above: the class of 2020.

  • Personal Transformation:London Counselling Course

    The Foundation course can be taken as a stand-alone qualification, or as a first step towards further qualification as a counsellor, psychotherapist or psychosexual & relationship therapist.

  • London Counselling Course Class Photo from 2019

    The London Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy is a course specifically designed to provide an introduction to counselling & psychotherapy skills and theories.
    Above: the class of 2019.

  • The London Counselling Course Venue, London WC1B

    The 2021 course will be conducted in Russell Square, ideally situated in Central London's Bloomsbury district, which is considered to be the academic and cultural heart of London.

  • London Counselling Course Class Photo from 2017

    The course welcomes students from a diverse range of back grounds which reflects the ethos of the training and faculty. We provide a comprehensive overview of the main models of counselling and psychotherapy, and many students progress to a substantive training. Above: the class of 2017.


2021 Applications: London Counselling Course

Application for 2021 is now open. The course is popular and early application is advised.
The application form is downloadable in PDF and in DOC formats.
Enquiries are welcome at any time: if you have any questions, please feel free to contact the course director (without obligation).
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Career Pathways

Qualification routes as a counsellor

For those who are determined, curious or intrigued regarding qualification for professional practice, we have put together a detailed chart and notes which are right here under Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Pathways.
If you have any questions whatsoever, please do not hesitate to contact us.
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Why Choose Us?

Photograph of the London Counselling Course Class of 2018

This part-time one year course addresses the theoretical and the practical aspects of counselling & psychotherapy. Offering both practical skills and relevant theory, our high calibre faculty are all highly experienced practitioners & educators. Our training includes a module on working with relationship / couples & psychosexual issues.
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  • "This course has really solidified my desire to continue on the path to become a therapist. It has also helped me learn a lot about myself as a person and in general made me more aware of my own emotions as well as those of the people around me."

    Fani Neophytou, 2016 graduate

  • "The best part of the year was learning about different modalities and how they can be used when working with clients. The tutors were really experienced and knew how to share their knowledge. I have learnt a lot, not only about theories but also about myself. Thank you!"

    M.M., 2016 graduate

  • "This is the most engaging counselling course that I have participated in. It is unique due to enthusiastic ‘experts’ leading on their specialist subject area each week-end."

    K.T. (Course Graduate)

  • "The course has far exceeded my expectations and I feel incredibly lucky to have experienced a training that has informed, challenged and enlightened me on both my personal and professional journey."

    2014 Graduate

  • "Thank you again for a fantastic certificate course, as it is my experience on this course that has made me want to train as a therapist!"

    E.P. (Course Graduate)