About us

Welcome to the Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Academy

CPTA is a specialist counselling training centre approved by the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body to deliver counselling courses at training venues in London, Sussex, Kent, Surrey, Middlesex, Berkshire, Oxford, Hampshire and Dorset. We are now established as one of the largest providers of counselling training in the country and we are continuing to grow and develop our provision in new regions.

We provide an accessible and affordable career pathway into counselling and related professions.

We have a team of experienced tutors who are established counselling practitioners with a background in training, group facilitation and providing supervision.

Our tutor team are committed to make your experience on these courses enjoyable, suitably challenging, rich and rewarding.

Our success rates for all courses are ‘outstanding’ at 95% to 100%, and consistently over the last 11 years performed well above national benchmarks.  

Professional Accredited and Approved Counselling Courses

We offer a wide range of nationally accredited counselling courses, awarded by the Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body (CPCAB), enabling progression from Level 2 in Counselling Skills; Level 3 Counselling Studies; through to professional qualifications at Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, CPCAB, BACP Approved Qualification; Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling; Level 5 Diploma Cognitive Behavioural Therapy; and Level 6 Counselling Supervision.

All courses are Approved by Ofqual & the Regulated Qualifications Framework RQF

CPTA actively promotes the principles of the BACP Ethical Framework as an integral part or their counselling and training courses. Our L4 is a BACP Approved Qualification

Counselling & Psychotherapy Training Academy