Certified Courses for CPD

The Existential Academy hosts a number of certified courses for professionals, certified as part of continuing professional development.

Foundation Course

A one year foundation course in psychotherapy, counselling & coaching, which three terms of study and training, leads to the NSPC foundation certificate in psychotherapy and counselling

Existential Psychotherapy Training

A full clinical training programme for those wishing to become eligible for UKCP registration as Existential Psychotherapists while also adding a Masters degree to their existing ...

Welcome to the Existential Academy!

The Existential Academy is a Community Interest company, based in West Hampstead in London and is the heart of the existential psychotherapy community.

We offer studies, training and further education in psychotherapy and in particular in existential psychotherapy. Our approach draws on a long philosophical tradition, but brings this up to date applying it in a practical way to enable people to achieve greater wellbeing despite the demands, challenges, and frustrations of contemporary life.

The Existential Academy provides a yearlong foundation course designed to be closely integrated with the training courses provided by the New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling.

Short Courses and Workshops

8th Dec '23 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

In this online workshop Prof Emmy van Deurzen will provide some pointers that will allow you to review your life and make some changes for the better.
£ 30.00 £30.00 each

18th Jan '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

In this workshop with Alison Strasser you will explore how existential concepts can transform the therapeutic encounter.
£ 30.00 £30.00 each

19th Jan '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

Participants will have the opportunity to explore and reflect on what non-religious pastoral care could mean for them personally and as a potential new career opportunity.
£ 30.00 £30.00 each

26th Jan '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

An overview of existential theory with Dr Claire Arnold-Baker
£ 30.00 £30.00 each