Pioneers in therapy training

Educating counsellors and psychotherapists for over 40 years.

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We're recruiting! Due to the holiday period we have extended the application deadlines for the ETG Facilitator, Learning Support Co-ordinator and  First Year Apprentice to 9am on Wednesday 21st August. Visit our Vacancies section to find out more.

  We have a few places available for direct entry into the second year of training to be a psychotherapist. This entry route is ideal for those who have undertaken some professional training elsewhere and are interested in continuing their studies. This training offers the chance to study the Body in Psychotherapy and Diversity Modules, as part of a wider Integrative study programme.

◊  Applications are now open for our Post-Graduate training programmes which start in January 2020. The courses – Diploma in Supervision, MA/PGDip in Supervision and MA/PG Dip in Advanced Clinical Practice – are designed for qualified therapists and counsellors who want to expand their knowledge and practice.

Visit our Courses page now to find out more or contact our Admissions Team on [email protected].

since 1978

The Minster Centre provides professional training in counselling and psychotherapy and an affordable therapy service, the MCPCS.

Founded in 1978, we are now one of the longest established and leading Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling training institutions in Europe. We cater for around 300 diploma and MA students each year, as well as offering a range of short courses, accreditation programmes and continuing professional development events.

We are proud to offer a unique perspective of psychotherapy and counselling training, as we combine a strong theoretical integrative grounding with an emphasis on the importance of experiential learning.


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We offer affordable therapy in a safe, professional
organisation with many years of experience.

Contemporary Psychotherapy

Contemporary Psychotherapy, an eJournal for psychotherapists of all modalities, aims to be progressive, inquiring and creative, to encourage interactive debate with its international readership, and to address rather than avoid the possibly contentious.

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"I thought there was a good balance between teaching, experiential work, role play and discussion and the different characters of the course facilitators complemented the overall process very well."

"The structure was excellent, boundaried, clear and always seemed to get consolidated and with a constant view on integration. Excellent, I'd recommend this to anyone."

"The course fully met my expectations. I learn best from a mixture of theory, practice and experiential, which I felt the course gave in a balanced way."