December 2021

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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  • National Council of Psychotherapists Course Accreditation kitemark

    This introductory foundation course has been awarded COSRT level 5 accreditation for the London Foundation Certificate in Counselling and Psychotherapy. The course is also accredited by the National Council of Psychotherapists (NCP). Details of the 2023 course will be available from next February.

  • London Counselling Course Class Photo from 2020

    The foundation course takes place in Central London over ten weekends across the calendar year. The 2022 course is now full. Applications for 2023 open next February.
    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 WC1N

    The 2022 course will be conducted in Richbell Place, Holborn, positioned off Lambs Conduit Street, an elegant street with a plethora of coffee shops, restaurants and boutique clothing stores. Museums & libraries, such as the October Gallery, Charles Dickens Museum & Holborn Library, are nearby.

  • 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.


2022 Applications: London Counselling Course

The 2022 course is now full.
We anticipate commencing recruitment for January 2023 from next February.
Enquiries are welcome at any time: if you have any questions, or wish to register interest in application for 2023 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)