July 2019

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.

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  • London Counselling Course Class Photo from 2019

    Above: the class of 2019. This introductory foundation course takes place in Central London over ten weekends across the calendar year. The course for 2019 is now full. We are now accepting applications for the for the 2020 course, which commences in January 2020.

  • National Council of Psychotherapists logo

    This course is accredited by the National Council of Psychotherapists and is supported by the London Diploma in Psychosexual & Relationship Therapy and also endorsed by The NAOS Institute

  • 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 2018

    Above: the class of 2018. The London Foundation Certificate in Counselling & Psychotherapy is a course specifically designed to provide an introduction to counselling & psychotherapy skills and theories.

  • The London Counselling Course Venue, London WC1B

    The 2020 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

    Above: the class of 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.

Apply Now for 2020

2020 Applications: London Counselling Course

We are currently taking applications for the course commencing January 2020. The course is popular and urgent application is now advised.
Interviews will be arranged on an individual basis, following receipt of the application form and CV.
Enquiries are welcome at any time: 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 2016

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)