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Counselling and Psychotherapy courses at Birkbeck (CPB)

CPB is a cluster of courses which offers:

  • Training in counselling and psychotherapy
  • Courses in applying psychoanalytic ideas to work settings, organisations and human development

Background information

  • First counselling training established in 1972
  • Located in a prestigious academic department
  • Excellent reputation with employers
  • Study of group and organisational dynamics alongside clinical practice
  • Distinctive multidisciplinary psychosocial perspective
  • Pre-clinical and clinical courses
  • Specialist trainings in Child and Adolescent Counselling/Psychotherapy
  • Day time and evening courses

List of programmes

Accrediting organisations

Selection of recent publications by staff

Which course is right for me?

“I have no previous experience and want to see whether counselling/psychotherapy is for me.”

"I want to study counselling/psychotherapy as part of a wider understanding of society."

“I want to understand human development.”

“I want to train as a psychodynamic counsellor or psychotherapist.”

“I want to train to work with Children, Adolescents and their families.”