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Autumn 2016 Entry    Tuition Fees (pa) BSc 4,356       MSc 4,188

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Upcoming CPD Events

We run numerous workshops that are available to our staff, students and members of the public on a variety of topics. In addition, each year we run an SPTI Research Showcase [click here for a booking form] where students, staff and external presenters bring their topics to life and help further the profession through research-led practice and practice-based research.  Please click here for more information and to download the CPD calendar and booking form

SPTI Certificate - Foundation Access Course

Mondays (12 training days) Monday 11th Jan 2016 - Monday 4th July 2016

(Places available)

SPTI continues to offer its popular Foundation Access Course, which is a natural progression for those who have completed the ABC qualification, before embarking on the BSc in Counselling and Psychotherapy. This course is also suited to applicants who are considering applying for either of our MSc aprogrammes and want a more in-depth introduction to the different modalities within counselling and psychotherapy. It is also open to those wishing to update skills and knowledge for use in their place of work. The tuition fee cost is 640. In addition to the training programme, applicants have the opportunity to 'add on' the optional academic component (85) and complete two essays for assessment.
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ABC Level 2 Award in Counselling Concepts

Wed 20th Jan - Wed 23rd Mar 2016 ~ Wednesday Evening ~ 10 week Course

(Places available)

The above 30 hours basic counselling skills training course starts on 20th Jan 2016. The tuition fee cost is 320 and includes the ABC qualification. This course is particulary suited to applicants who are considering making an application for the BSc programme and require 30 hours of counselling training as part of the BSc entrance requirements. It is also suited to individuals who wish to enhance their work based skills. Click here for further information and an application form

Free Information Days...

Undergraduate and Postgraduate events  10am - 3.30pm   (Feb - Aug 2016)

Our free information days are a key component of our enquiry and application process which our prospective applicants find helpful and informative and we actively encourage attendance at one of these days to support their decision making and application. The days offer the opportunity to visit the Institute in person, to meet with key staff including Programme Leaders, Directors and support staff and to find out more about the training programmes, our ethos and approach to training and to view our buildings and facilities. These full day events from 10am to 3.30pm are free of charge and include lunch (15 reservation fee is required to secure a place and is refundable on attendance). Click here for current dates available and booking information

For more information please contact us on:

The Sherwood Psychotherapy Training Institute
Thiskney House, 2 St James Terrace, Nottingham, NG1 6FW, United Kingdom
Phone: +44 (0)115 844 7904   Fax: +44 (0) 115 924 2738   Email:


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[SPTI/We] submitted an annual return in February 2015 that demonstrates that [it is/we are] continuing to maintain academic standards and enhance the quality of student learning opportunities and information about learning opportunities.     

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Updated: Friday, 27 November 2015