MA Modules 2 & 3
Modules 2 and 3 comprise of all subjects related to counselling skills for children and adolescents.
Those who have successfully completed Terapia’s Module 1 or have previously trained in adult counselling to a minimum of Certificate level and one year in duration are able to apply to start at module 2.
- Alix Hearn
BA (Hons), MA Child Psych, Dipl. Psych Supvn, UKCP
- Voytek Rogowski
BA (Hons), Dipl. CP Psych, Dipl. Supvn, UKCP
- Helen Abrahamson
MA Child Psych, Dipl. Psych Supvn, UKCP
- Dr Martin Newman
MB, ChB, MRCPsych
- Alex Noble
MA AdDipPsych, MA, UKCP, MBACP
- Carol Nudds
MA Child Psych, Dipl. Psych Supvn, UKCP
- Louis Sydney
MA, Dipl SV, UKCP
- Mairead Daly
MA Child Psych, UKCP, MBACP
- Ruth Appleby
MA Child Psych, UKCPJess Skelton MA, UKCP
- Diana Samuels
CQSW, HCPC, MA Child Psych, UKCP
- Andrea Katz
Dipl Psych, Ba (Hons) UKCP
Visiting tutors - Weekend seminars and Workshops
- Sacha Richardson:
Child Bereavement and Loss
- Di Gammage
- Martin Weaver
CBT and NLP
- Amalia Brightman
Music Therapy & Working with Children with Special Needs
- Lorraine Millard
- Prof.Colwyn Trevarthen
Neuroscience and Intersubjectivity
- Amanda Dudley
Art Therapy, Working with Groups
- Christine Toft
Addiction and Substance Abuse
- Louis Sydney
Working with Teenagers
- Martin Butwell
Working in a Multi-Disciplinary Placement
- Jane Eddington
Integrative Sand Tray
- Guy Gladstone
- Dimpi Hirani
Introduction to Drama & Movement Therapy
We offer following professional accreditations and academic qualifications:
Currently there are three exit awards available to students:
- Certificate in Adult Counselling Skills: 60 credits (Year 1)
- Postgraduate Diploma in Child and Adolescent Counselling: 120 credits (Year 2 and 3).
- MA in Child and Adolescent Counselling and Psychotherapist: 210 credits (Year 4 and 5).
All credits are transferable.
Candidates need to fulfil the following entry requirements:
Successful completion of a Foundation, Certificate or Introductory course in psychotherapy, psychotherapeutic counselling or counselling in relation to working with adult clients of at least one year in duration.
Knowledge and understanding of major theoretical approaches to adult psychotherapy and counselling.
Basic psychotherapeutic skills to facilitate a psychotherapeutic process and understanding of core conditions of counselling and psychotherapy.
Previous experience in using counselling skills with peers or actual clients.
Commitment to personal growth and self development.
Experience of a minimum of one year of personal therapy (desirable).
Written Assignments and Students’ Assessments
Details of written work and modes of assessments will be provided to students accepted on to the course. This written work will be at a master academic level of competency.
Students are required to attend a minimum of 40 hours of personal therapy per training year with a UKCP registered psychotherapist.
Students are required to complete 100 hours with clients of in Terapia’s approved placement.
Students are required to take an 18 months Mother and Baby Observation with a minimum of 60 hours.
Terapia provides weekly group supervision for all the required Toddler Observation and clinical work. For clinical work with children Terapia provides group supervision as part of the course. Students will need to have additional individual supervision, according to their clinical work load.
Programme over two years
- Child Development
- Toddler Observation Seminars
- Working with Parents
- Writing Case Studies
- Transference & Counter-Transference
- Working with Difference
- Multi-disciplinary Work
- Working with Special Needs
- Clinical Supervision
- Introduction to Drama Therapy and Movement Therapy
- Elements of Art Therapy
- Integrative Sand Tray
- Working with Teenagers
- Sexual Abuse
- Sexuality in Adolescence
- CBT and NLP
Process Weekend (Friday evening to Sunday)
- Child Bereavement and Loss
- Elements of Music Psychotherapy
- Process Work (Friday evening to Sunday)
- Toddler Observation Studies (30 hours)
- Clinical Placements with:
- Primary age school (6-11 year old)
- Adolescents (12 -18 year old)
MA Course Fees
Course Fees for 2017
Terapia is a Registered Charity (Charity Number 1144041) and as such does not profit from the course fees. We make every effort to ensure that the fees correspond with the training cost.
An initial deposit (non-refundable) will be required to secure your place on the course, after which you have the following options of paying the remaining fees:
Monthly standing order (over 12 months)
Three instalments (at the beginning of each Term)
Payment in full (discount of £56 will be applied if paying in full at the start of the course)
Postgraduate Diploma in Integrative Child and Adolescent Counselling:
Total cost for year (2017): £4,330.00 (£4,270 if paid in full at start)
Deposit: £ 550.00
£3,780.00 payable by instalments
Twelve monthly instalments: £ 315.00
or three instalments by term: £1,260.00
Fees include all charges for the tutorials, course materials, art materials, weekly group supervision and assessments of written assignments. The cost of individual supervision session is not included in course fees.
Mini Viva £165 if taken in 2017
Annual Middlesex University Membership fee – £695. The fee is set by Middlesex University and is reviewed by the University each year in September and is therefore subject to change.
Terapia reserves the right to adjust the fees due to inflation, changes in course structure or increases in operational costs. We make every effort to keep any increase as low as possible and not exceed 5% of the training cost.
All deposits are non-refundable.
In the event of student’s change of personal circumstances resulting in difficulty in meeting financial obligation she/he should contact the course Director as soon as possible so that a mutually appropriate solution can be sought.
Late fees will incur interest.
If a student decides to withdraw from the training part way through the year, the full fees for that year are payable. If a student has been asked to withdraw from the training the fees payable are up to and including that term.
Students who completed the training but have not submitted the course work and not completed all course requirements will be charged an annual administration fee until they fully graduate.
You may be eligible to apply for a Career Development Loan - please visit
https://www.gov.uk/career-development-loans/overview for further information.
Students who currently work with children or young people may choose to approach their employer to fund or part-fund the training, particularly if the skills acquired will directly contribute to their current job. Terapia will assist and support students wishing to make such applications.
International students can contact The British Council at www.britishcouncil.org for information on grants and scholarships.