Association for Cognitive Analytic Therapy (ACAT)
PO Box 6793
Tel: Administrator – 0844 800 9496
Cognitive Analytic Therapy (CAT) is an integrative and relational psychotherapy which was formalised in the early 1980’s by Dr Anthony Ryle at Guy’s and St Thomas’ Hospital in London. It is a brief, user friendly relational therapy applicable to the wide range of psychological problems typically seen in public mental health settings. Recently included in NICE guidelines for the treatment of Personality Disorders. The Association was formed in the early 1990s and it trains, accredits and supports training at a variety of levels in CAT theory and practice from introductory courses through to psychotherapist accreditation. It is a member of the International CAT Association (ICATA). Full information for professionals and members of the public can be found on our website.
Bath Centre for Psychotherapy and Counselling (BCPC)
1 Trim Bridge
Tel: 01225 429720
Humanistic and Integrative Training and Accrediting Organization established in 1984 offering professional diplomas in both counselling and psychotherapy, recognised by BACP and UKCP respectively. MA validated through Middlesex University. Also run courses for continuing professional development which can lead to further qualifications.
The Berne Institute (BI)
Adrienne Lee and Ian Stewart
The Berne Institute
29 Derby Road
Tel/Fax: 01509 673649
The Berne Institute was founded in Nottingham in April 1993. We offer on-going professional psychotherapy training, counselling training and supervision. The core model we use is transactional analysis (TA); related humanistic approaches and neuro-linguistic programming (NLP) also contribute to our work. We also offer a varied programme of workshops, seminars and other training events.
British Psychodrama Association (BPA)
Natasha Campbell, Administrator
33 Princes Road
Tel: 07582 842 231
Chiron Association for Body Psychotherapists UK (CABP)
Kathrin Stauffer (Chair)
42 Catharine Street
Tel: 01223 240815
Cambridge Body Psychotherapy Centre (CBPC)
Gill Westland, Director
28 Ditton Walk
Tel: 01223 416166
Direct line: 01223 214658
We are a training and accrediting organisation. We offer full training to practise Body Psychotherapy. We also offer shorter courses on Somatic Trauma Therapy (with Babette Rothschild), Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, Working with Symptoms, Biodynamic Massage etc. Courses are run around weekends in Cambridge.
Centre for Counselling & Psychotherapy Education (CCPE)
2 Warwick Crescent
Tel: 020 7266 3006
Fax: 020 7266 3691
Founded in 1984, CCPE provides transpersonal integrative training including Foundation of Counselling & Psychotherapy Certificate, Diplomas in Counselling & Psychotherapy (UKCP/BACP accredited), Supervision, Advanced Psychotherapy, Dreams, Couples Counselling & Psychotherapy; Masters in Transpersonal Counselling & Psychotherapy (Validated by University of Northampton), and Child, Adolescent & Family Therapy (UKCP accredited and Validated by University of Northampton) ; CCPE also provides clinical services to the public.
Centre for Transpersonal Psychology (CTP)
17 West View Road
Tel: 01727 751420
The Gestalt Centre London (GCL)
15-23 St Pancras Way
Tel: 020 7383 5610
Formed in 1980 as the first “stand alone” organisation in the UK offering a professional training solely in the gestalt approach, the Gestalt Centre London continues to be a centre of excellence in the delivery of gestalt psychotherapy training as it enters its fourth decade. With a strong and dedicated commitment to gestalt values, philosophy and practice, it provides a rich and unique learning experience throughout its programme, from introductory workshops through professional qualifications and on to CPD events.
Gestalt Psychotherapy Training Institute (GPTI)
PO Box 2555
Tel/Fax: 01225 482135
GPTI est. 1986 is an Institute for Gestalt Psychotherapy and Training, offering lively, democratic activities including annual conferences. Led by our Training Standards Committee, GPTI validates trainers and courses in accordance with its own training standards in Edinburgh, Manchester & York.
The Institute for Arts in Therapy and Education (IATE)
2-18 Britannia Row
Tel: 020 7704 2534
Fax: 020 7704 0171
Established more than 20 years, IATE is a fully-accredited HE College dedicated to the study of artistic, imaginative and creative expression for emotional health & well-being. Training ranges from academic routes via validated Masters Degrees to specialist Diploma/Counselling courses.
The Institute of Psychosynthesis (IPS)
65A Watford Way
Tel: 020 8202 4525
Fax: 020 8202 6166
At the heart of the Institute’s programmes is a two-year psychospiritual development course in Psychosynthesis Psychology. This is an in-depth exploration of the inner world of the individual and their existential journey towards realisation of their spiritual identity. We offer, alongside and in addition to this, accreditation in psychosynthesis counselling, psychotherapeutic counselling, psychotherapy, and coaching. We also run courses for continuing professional development.
Karuna Institute (KI)
Nr Newton Abbot
Tel/Fax: 01647 221457
London School of Biodynamic Psychotherapy (LSBP)
25-27 Bickerton Road
Tel: 020 7263 4290 (Office)
LSBP provides professional training to Diploma level in Biodynamic Body Psychotherapy as well as short courses for both established practitioners and personal exploration. LSBP also promotes research in the field and serves as a professional body for Biodynamic Body Psychotherapists. It was established in 2000 to carry forward the work of Gerda Boyesen.
The Minster Centre (MC)
20 Lonsdale Road
Tel: 020 7644 6240
Fax: 020 7644 6241
E mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
Training and accrediting. The Minster Centre’s professional training meets high academic standards, but with a strong experiential base. Minster projects, working with refugees, and with both the perpetrators and survivors of domestic violence, ensure the training remains grounded in the real world.
Metanoia Institute (MET)
13 North Common Road
Tel: 020 8579 2505
Fax: 020 8832 3070
Established in the mid-1980s, Metanoia is a training and accrediting UKCP Organisation Member which offers psychotherapy training in Gestalt, Integrative, Person Centred and Transactional Analysis approaches. Each course takes place on a part-time basis over 10 weekends of the academic year.
Northern Guild Psychological Solutions (NGPC)
Therapy & Training Centres
Newcastle: Head Office
The Northern Guild for Psychotherapy
83 Jesmond Road, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE2 1NH
Phone: 0191 2098383
The Northern Guild for Psychotherapy
77 Acklam Road, Thornaby, Stockton on Tees, Cleveland, TS17 7BD
Phone: 01642 649004
Established in 1983 we have over 25 year’s experience delivering training and therapeutic services. We offer ‘gold standard’ verified training programs and cutting edge courses which lead to accreditation, provide credible internships and the opportunity to study with leading figures in the field.
Psychosynthesis and Education Trust (PET)
92-94 Tooley Street
Tel: 020 7403 2100
Fax: 020 7403 5562
Training and accrediting organisation in psychosynthesis counselling and psychotherapy. Training started in 1980 by Diana Whitmore. Path to qualification starts with Foundation Year, followed by two-year BACP-accredited counselling training, then further two year psychotherapy training. Counselling award of Postgraduate Diploma and psychotherapy award of Master of Arts from University of East London. Also offered: Postgraduate Certificate in Transpersonal & Integrative Supervision. Short CPD courses offered.
97 Brondesbury Road
Tel: 020 8357 8881
Fax: 020 8357 9661
Founded in 1988, Re-Vision has over 25 years’ experience in training counsellors and psychotherapists in the art and craft of integrative transpersonal therapy, and supporting their further professional development.
Research Society for Process Oriented Psychology in the UK (RSPOPUK)
Hampstead Town Hall Centre
213 Haverstock Hill
Tel 020 7435 0756
Founded in 1988, RSPOPUK offers accredited psychotherapy training in Process Oriented Psychology and on-going professional development courses. Process Work is an awareness-based approach to individual and collective change with roots in Jungian Psychology, Taoism, quantum physics and Shamanism.
School of Psychotherapy and Psychology (RSPP)
Tel: 020 7487 7584
Scarborough Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Institute (SCPTI)
1 Westbourned Grove
Tel: 01723 376246
7 Endymion Road
Tel: 020 8341 2277
Fax: 020 8340 0426
Spectrum Training grew out of the Spectrum Practice which was founded in 1976 and is a training and accrediting organisation which has been an accredited member of the UKCP since 1996. The foundation of our work is in humanistic, existential and formative psychology. Our approach views the individual as a whole person and emphasises working directly with each person’s experience as a basis for self
Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute (SPTI)
2 St James’s Terrace
Tel: 0115 924 3994
Fax: 0115 924 2738
SPTI has been a Member Organisation of UKCP since 1993, and provides training in Counselling, Psychotherapy and Supervision. MSc’s are offered (currently validated by Coventry University) in Integrative and Person-Centred Psychotherapy and a Clinical Supervision diploma and MSc.
A BSc (Hons) in Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP accredited) is available along with other courses.
PO Box 25295
Tel: 020 8201 6101
UK Association of Humanistic Psychology Practitioners (UKAHPP)
Box BCM AHPP
Tel: 08457 660326 (answer phone)
Founded in 1980, UKAHPP is a humanistic membership and accrediting organisation for psychotherapists, counsellors and other practitioners who seek an independent accreditation; UKAHPP is a participative Association, run by and for its members, and prioritises mediation in its ethics procedures.
UK Association of Transactional Analysis (UKATA)
Unit 4 Spring Gardens
Telephone: 01892 664615
UK Association for Transactional Analysis (UKATA) exists to advance the study, theory and practice of Transactional Analysis and its applications, and to provide professional support to UKATA trainees and practitioners. The ITA is the umbrella organisation for a UK-wide network of independent training establishments. It was founded in 1975 and currently has a membership of over 800. The UKATA is affiliated to the European Association of Transactional Analysis (EATA) and there is an internationally agreed structure for examinations and certification in UKATA, including the fields of psychotherapy and counselling. Each member organisation of EATA must also ensure compliance with its national requirements.