Three terms. January 2013 start.
Qualifies you to practice as a psychosexual therapist in statutory and voluntary sectors as well as in private practice. The course is COSRT approved and UEL validated and graduates may be eligible for individual registration with UKCP.
- The only course for psychodynamically trained couples counsellors/therapists. One of only two courses at MSc level in the country.
- The course is COSRT approved and UEL validated.
- Graduates may be eligible for individual registration with UKCP.
- The MSc is a professional qualification and can lead to work as psychosexual therapists in statutory and voluntary sectors as well as in private practice
This one year course provides the necessary training to enable you to practice as a Psychosexual Therapist. Graduates may be eligible for individual registration with UKCP.
Who is this course suitable for?
The course is suitable for psychodynamically trained couple counselors and psychotherapists who would like to increase their expertise in working with psychosexual issues.
It may also be of interest as CPD to health professionals, individual and couple counselors, psychotherapists, health visitors, nurses, social workers and general practitioners whose work involves them with individual and/or couples’ sexual relationships.
You are eligible to apply to join this course if you have completed the Graduate Certificate and Postgraduate Diploma in Couple and Individual Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy (CT2) or equivalent within the last five years. If you graduated before this you may be required to undertake the Certificate in Psychosexual Studies first.
This course is validated by UEL and approved by the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists (CORST) which enables you to gain individual accreditation with CORST and registration with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).
Duration and time commitment
Three terms of Monday evenings from 6.00 - 9.15. A fourth term for writing the dissertation and two Saturday workshops per term
Programme structure and components
- Weekly Seminars
- Weekly 1.5 hour supervision group
- Saturday Workshops
- Written Examination
- 7,000 word dissertation
- 120 hours of clinical case work (Much of the clinical work will be delivered within TCCR's service but there may be an opportunity to complete some of these hours on placement.)
Qualification after successful completion of the course
- An MSc in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy
- CORST accreditation
- Registration with UKCP
Note: The MSc year may be taken as CPD only, in which case no written work is required and a Certificate of Attendance may be issued.
What can it lead to/course progression?
The MSc is a professional qualification and can lead to work as psychosexual therapists in statutory and voluntary sectors as well as in private practice.
You may also be eligible to join the Professional MA in Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (CT1)
When to apply and course start dates
Apply by October 31st for January 2013 start.
Completion of application form and attendance at interview.
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