pre-training and introductory courses

BPA clinical discussion groups

  • London

This course enables participants who may be interested in training as a Psychoanalyst or Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist to develop their thinking in a psychoanalytic way.

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now recruiting

  • January 2018

developing a psychoanalytic approach to working with children and adolescents

  • London

Develop and enhance psychoanalytic understanding of the emotional growth and behaviour of children and adolescents and consider its application in current work.

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dates to be confirmed

infant observation

  • London

The course provides an opportunity to develop knowledge and understanding of human development through direct observation of an infant during its early life.

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now recruiting

  • ongoing

msc psychodynamics of human development

  • London

A pre-clinical course providing preparation for training as a child and adolescent psychotherapist, psychoanalytic psychotherapist or Jungian analyst, as well as personal and professional development.

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now recruiting

  • October 2018

msc psychological therapies practice and research

  • Exeter

This is a three year programme of qualifying training as a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist, and a four year training as a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, uniquely designed by the bpf and the University of Exeter to accommodate trainees from across the UK.

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now recruiting

  • October 2018

psychoanalytic psychotherapy reading group

  • London

This reading group will discuss and explore the rich psychoanalytic literature from Freud to the current day, with discussion as an important part of the ethos and conducted in a non-judgmental atmosphere.

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now recruiting

  • April 2018

psychotherapy today: introduction to psychoanalytic and jungian ideas in a challenging world (London)

  • London

The course provides a sound basis for those considering psychotherapy training, but is suitable for anyone curious about this way of thinking and its relevance.

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dates to be confirmed

psychotherapy today: introduction to psychoanalytic and jungian ideas in a challenging world (Exeter)

  • Exeter

The course has been designed for those living outside of London and it includes elements of online learning. It provides a sound basis for those considering psychotherapy training or those curious about this way of thinking and its relevance.

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dates to be confirmed