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Curriculum Brochure for Certificate and Advanced Postgraduate Diploma Training

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These are the dates and themes for the coming academic year for the attention of applicants to the psychodrama psychotherapy training. Applications now welcome.

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Professional Psychotherapy Training

Level One: Certificate / Foundation Year in Psychodrama
Course tutors: Jinnie Jefferies and Anna Chesner

This one year (ten weekend) course may be taken as a one year foundation course for those considering full professional training as psychodrama psychotherapists. Upon successful completion it may be possible to transfer to the full qualifying Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodrama Group and Individual Psychotherapy, Level Two.

It is also open to trainers, educators and consultants as well as to people from the fields of counselling, psychotherapy and social work wishing to add creativity, psychodramatic theory and action methods to their work or to fulfil Continual Professional Development requirements. In itself it is a non-qualifying course.

Fees: £4,900 (one year programme)

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Level Two: Postgraduate Diploma
Course tutors: Jinnie Jefferies and Anna Chesner

The Postgraduate Diploma in Psychodrama Group and Individual Psychotherapy is a four year training (including the Foundation year) meeting the requirements for Group and Individual Psychotherapy within the Integrative (HIPC) section of the UKCP. Trainees attend ten weekends a year and participate in weekly psychotherapy throughout the training.

Our Open and Training Practice Weekends offer an opportunity for accumulation of CPD hours for counsellors, psychotherapists and arts therapists seeking to deepen their practice and broaden their theoretical base.

Fees: £4,900 exclusive of group therapy.

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Post-Professional Training: Supervision Diploma
Course tutor: Anna Chesner

We offer a one year (130 hours) Diploma course in Creative Approaches to Supervision, accredited by the British Psychodrama Association (UKCP member organisation) and recognised by the British Association of Dramatherapists (UKCP member organisation). This course runs primarily on a weekend basis, in London. The course provides a grounding in the theory of supervision, as well as a variety of creative action techniques usable with groups and individuals in a supervision context.

The course is suitable for counsellors, psychotherapists, arts therapists, social workers and other professionals looking to use clinical and process supervision in their work.

Fees: £3,200 (one year programme)

Supervision Diploma details


Supervision Specific Continuous Professional Development

NEW in September 2023 - a one year group for trained supervisors. This course of 9 sessions held on a Thursday evening monthly in Greenwich is opened to trained supervisors of all modalities.

For details please download the Supervision CPD Group flyer.

Below are two short interviews with Anna Chesner, London Centre's co-director explaining "What is psychodrama and how it works with Role Theory and Role Analysis".

You may find these a useful overview of the theoretical foundation of the psychodrama philosophy and techniques taught at the London Centre for Psychodrama.

What is Psychodrama?


Psychodrama Psychotherapist, Role Theory and Role Analysis


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