Course Requirements

Foundation (1 Year)

Psychotherapeutic Counselling

(3 Years)

Psychotherapy (4 Years)

CTA

TA 101 Certificate

100% attendance of 150 Hours of training

Skills practice observation

Recorded transcript (5 minute)

Successful completion of 2 essays x 3000 words

Presentation

Reflective Journal

 

(If Foundation year is year one of Psychotherapeutic Counselling or Psychotherapy training need to be in personal therapy)

 

Award: Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis

 

Foundation Certificate (1st Year)

 

Completion of 2nd year

100% attendance of 150 hours of training

Skills practice observation

Structured Group  Tasks

Successful completion of 1 essay x 3000 words and 1 x case study x 3000 words

Presentation

Reflective Journal

 

Completion of 3rd  year

100% attendance of 150 hours of training

Skills practice observation

Structured Group Tasks

Successful completion of 1 essay x 3000 words and 1 case study x 4000 words

Presentation

Reflective Journal

 

Over the 3 years:

450 training hours

200 clinical hours supervised

(1 hour supervision for every 6 hours)

105 hours of personal therapy

·       Attendance of National Conference or 3 Regional Conferences

 

Award: Diploma in Integrative & Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counselling

                                   

To gain accreditation with UKCP:

Completion of 3 year psychotherapeutic counselling diploma requirements as above plus:

 

250 further clinical hours supervised (A minimum of 450 hours over a minimum of 2 years required for UKCP Accreditation)

 

ECPT Final Assessment for Accreditation

3000 word essay to demonstrate your identity and how you think of yourself as an Integrative and Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counsellor

Client Illustration Essay 3000 words

10 minute recording and 20 minute transcript

1 hour oral assessment with panel of 2

 

Completion of 3 year psychotherapeutic counselling training

 

100% attendance of 150 hours of training each year

Skills practice observation

Successful completion of 1 essay x 3000 words

1 research essay x 4000 words

1 x self-reflective essay x 4000 words

Presentation – 1 hour case study including 10 minute transcript

Reflective Journal

Completed Mental Health Placement

 

Over the 4 years:

600 training hours

450 clinical hours supervised

(1 hour supervision for every 6 hours)

160 hours personal therapy congruent with training approach

 

Award: Diploma in Integrative & Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy

 

 

 

To gain accreditation with UKCP:

 

Training hours – minimum of 900 hours (comprising core training, supervision, mental health familiarisation placement, and self and peer directed learning)

Minimum of 600 core training contact hours over minimum of 4 years

 

Minimum of 450 clinical hours supervised over a minimum of 2 years

 

ECPT Final Assessment for Accreditation

Clinical Case study of 10,000 words

10 minute recording and transcript

2000 word transcript analysis

1 hour oral assessment with panel of 2

Diploma in Integrative & TA Psychotherapy

 

EATA Training contract at least 1 year before taking exam

600 training hours

150 supervision hours

750 clinical practice hours to include 50 hours of group or couples work

500 hours additional training includes personal therapy,

M H Familiarisation Placement, supervision presentation, peer discussions etc.

Written and oral exams

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Pathways for qualified practitioners wanting to gain UKCP accreditation

(Please see ECPT Accreditation Handbook for further information)

 

Requirements for Psychotherapeutic Counselling Accreditation

Trainee must hold ECPT Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling (or equivalent from other RTE)

Training hours – 450 training hours over a minimum of 3 years

Practice hours – Minimum of 450 practice hours required over a minimum of two years

Personal Therapy hours – Minimum of 105 hours

Supervision hours – Ratio of 1 hour supervision to every 6 hours

Additional tasks: ECPT Final Assessment for Accreditation: 3000 word essay to demonstrate your identity and how you think of yourself as an Integrative and Transactional Analysis Psychotherapeutic Counsellor, Client Illustration Essay 3000 words, 10 minute tape and 20 minute transcriptone hour discussion of transcript with panel of 2 (10 minute recording within the hour)


Requirements for Psychotherapy Accreditation

Trainee must hold ECPT Diploma in Psychotherapy (or equivalent from other RTE)

Training hours – minimum of 900 hours (comprising core training, supervision, mental health familiarisation placement, and self and peer directed learning) Minimum of 600 core training contact hours over minimum of 4 years

Practice hours – Total number of supervised adult client clinical practice hours should be not less than 450 (individual or group hours) over a minimum of two years.

Personal therapy hours – minimum of 160 hours over 4 years of training congruent with training approach (min of 40 hours per year over 4 years)

Supervision hours – Ratio of supervision hours minimum of 1:6

Mental Health Familiarisation Placement or equivalent

Additional tasks: ECPT Final Assessment for Accreditation:Clinical Case Study 10,000 words, 10 minute tape and full session transcript, 2000 word transcript analysis,one hour discussion with final evaluation panel of 2 (10 minute recording within the hour)