Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling

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, clinical supervision and a year-long infant observation.

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 (Mondays) for 2 academic years.

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


Diploma taught at Level 4


£2,500 per year

Start Dates

The next Diploma course will begin Monday 17th September 2018. Please register your interest here

Accrediting Body

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