Regent's University London

Regent's University London

Existential Psychotherapy

This course provides specialist psychotherapy training emphasising the challenges, innovations and re-interpretations of the therapeutic encounter; the programme will prepare students for advanced professional work in both private and institutional practice; successful completion will bring eligibility for registration with the appropriate professional bodies.

Entry requirements

Students require: completion of either the taught components of the MA Psychotherapy and Counselling, or an equivalent Master's level professional training in psychotherapy, counselling or counselling psychology; a minimum of 100 client-contact hours in a formal clinical placement, and a minimum of two years� regular individual psychotherapy; applicants are required to demonstrate emotional maturity and an ability to be self-reflective, function effectively and ethically under pressure, and to manage conflict constructively; attendance at interview required before an unconditional offer can be made; fluency in English required (IELTS 7.0).

Course modules

Year 1 modules include: Heidegger and existential psychotherapy; existence and therapy; the body, love and sexuality. Year 2 modules include: research methods within the existential paradigm; intersubjectivity and relatedness; critical psychopathology and existential therapy; language; ethics; student-led seminars communication.

Assessment methods

Assessment by: academic paper; client study; personal and professional development paper; presentations; observed practice; portfolio.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
Advanced Diploma Part-time £ 6,150 per Academic year (home fees) 2 years
Advanced Diploma Part-time £ 6,150 per Academic year (overseas fees) 2 years
Advanced Diploma Part-time £ 6,150 per Academic year (rest of UK fees (Scottish courses)) 2 years
Advanced Diploma Part-time £ 6,150 per Academic year (EU fees) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Regent's University of London Westminster NW1 4NS South East

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