Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling

DIPLOMA 21 Interest

The next Diploma course will begin January 2021

We are holding a Taster Teaching Session on Freud and the Oedipus Complex followed by open questions about the Diploma course on

Thursday 11th June 7pm – 9pm This session is now Full

Thursday 18th June 7pm – 9pm This session is now Full 

Thursday 29th October 7pm – 9pm

We are planning more sessions in the next coming months, let us know if you want to join us.

To register or for more information on the Diploma course and to make an application, please email us

Course Description

  • This is a two-year professional training course that will enable the student to work as a psychodynamic counsellor.
  • The first year of the course will introduce students to theoretical components of psychodynamic thinking, develop counselling skills, and will include a personal development group.
  • The second year will include a placement, a continuation of the personal development group along with clinical supervision.

Who is this course for?

For those who want to train to be a professional counsellor or have a professional qualification in counselling.

For those who wish to enhance their skills in counselling to use in their current working practices. For example: Teachers, Nurses, Social Workers, Care Workers

Entry Requirements

No prior professional qualifications or experience in counselling are required but applicants will be subject to a rigorous application and interview process due to the nature of the course

Attendance and Duration

Students will study 1 day per week (Monday) for 2 academic years. Due to the demand for the course, we are looking at adding additional days for additional Cohorts. 

Location: 12 Princess Road West, Leicester, LE1 6TP


Diploma – awarded independently, preparing students for entry into the counselling profession.


£5,500 payable termly or monthly by arrangement

Start Dates

The next Diploma course will begin January 2021. Please register your interest here

The course is run by qualified and experienced counsellors and psychotherapists, and is approved by APPCIOS, a Member Institution of the British Psychoanalytic Council.