Psychotherapy and Psychotherapeutic Counselling Training

Fees for our psychotherapeutic counselling and psychotherapy courses including the Core Theory Year are paid on an annual basis. For new students, this will be in one payment before the first day of the month in which training starts. For returning students, this can be paid as one payment before the first training weekend, or as ten monthly instalments by standing order. A deposit may be requested to reserve a place, which will be deducted from the final bill.

For the year starting September/October 2023 and February 2024, the annual fee is £2,490 (£2,075 + vat)

For the year starting September/October 2024 and February 2025, the annual fee is £2,640 (£2,200 + vat)

All students will be required to complete a registration form at the beginning of each year. Please refer to our refunds policy

Other costs

Therapy and supervision

For psychotherapy and counselling training you will also need to meet other requirements alongside your academic work with us. This includes undergoing personal therapy yourself, and undertaking clinical work which will need to be professionally supervised.

You will need to contract with a therapist and with a supervisor and pay them directly. These costs are not included in our course fees. Fees can vary and we advise that you take some time to find the right therapist and the right supervisor for you. As a guide, you can expect to pay £50 – £60 per hour. You can do a number of hours of group therapy and group supervision which may reduce the cost to you personally. 

Supervision is required on a 1:6 basis – you need one hour of supervision for every six hours of clinical work that you undertake. 

A guide to how many hours of therapy and clinical work you need to fulfil each diploma is available at: Therapy and Clinical Hours requirements


Conferences are an important part of your experience and you should attend at least one regional or national therapy conference during your time with us

Mental Health Familiarisation

All students completing the Diploma in Transactional Analysis and Integrative Psychotherapy (the 4-year course) will need to undergo a Mental Health Familiarisation. This could be as part of a placement or a separate CPD course that you attend. Costs vary depending on how you complete this. 


TA101 is a 12 hour course which provides an introduction to Transactional Analysis. Completing this is a requirement of the Core Theory Year (year 1 of psychotherapy or counselling training) though we recommend you do this before starting with us.

The current cost of this is £185.00 (£155 + vat)

There is more information about TA101 and what courses we are running at: ECPT TA101

Diploma in Counselling Supervision

This is our highly popular 10-day course for qualified therapists to learn to become supervisors. More information about this course including the current cost is available at ECPT Diploma in Supervision