Courses and clinical trainings to the next generation of couple therapists

Welcome to our Courses. At Tavistock Relationships we offer world renowned London based courses and clinical trainings to the next generation of couple therapists. Whether you’re looking for a new career, want to add a relationship perspective to your current profession, or are a therapist wanting to explore the couple relationship; we have a training for you.

Announcement: Diversity Bursaries

Tavistock Relationships are offering dedicated bursaries for Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic students across all of our Trainings. These include: Foundation level courses, psychosexual training, and clinical trainings in psychodynamic and psychoanalytic couple psychotherapy. With these bursaries we are seeking to increase the racial diversity both of our therapy trainings and across the profession as a whole. These bursaries cover up to 100% of the cost of our trainings, and eligibility criteria include the following:

  • Self Identity as a Black, Asian or Minority Ethnic student (minority ethnic is defined as people of non-white descent)
  • Meet the entry criteria of the course 
  • You will need to demonstrate genuine need for financial support to join the training
  • We are looking for applicants who have potential to develop within our organisation and the wider community
  • Bursary does not cover personal therapy costs

How to Apply

Firstly, a candidate needs to apply for a training at TR. If they are offered a place on that training they can then apply for a bursary which would be reviewed by the bursary selection committee.

For further information, please contact Becky Walker at:

Here you’ll find everything on offer, from short or specialist trainings to our Foundation Certificate course and through to our masters programmes (see the course links below). If you are new to studying counselling or psychotherapy you can view our introductory course video guide or you can look at our professional qualification routes by viewing our Video Training guide below.

Our introductory course has a new title: ‘Foundation Certificate in Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy'. We have changed the name of our introductory course to better reflect the level of training and learning. It is, and always has been, a foundation level entry course (stage 2 as defined by the BACP) and applicants need to be of graduate level and to be able to demonstrate an aptitude and capacity for working in the counselling profession. The new title and the more detailed entry requirements are now much clearer and, we believe, more helpful to those interested in applying.

The Foundation Certificate in Couple Counselling and Psychotherapy is suitable for applicants who have some basic understanding of psychotherapy and who are ready for the demands of a pre-year clinical training.

Why not attend Open Events? There you can discuss your options with our expert staff. book online

You can also read our careers guide to understand key definitions here

We look forward to welcoming you to Tavistock Relationships.

Certificate in the Study of the Couple Relationship - London
Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy
Certificate in Psychosexual Studies
Clinical Qualification in Couple Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy
Clinical Qualification in Couple and Individual Psychodynamic Counselling and Psychotherapy
Summer School - Advanced Couple Therapy
Open Events and Taster Days (Online)
Professional Doctorate in Couple Psychotherapy: 4 Years – Part-time
IAPT Couple Training
Online Winter School - Developing Skills in Couple Work