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 Mar '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

This workshop will introduce the culture of gaming, an overview of types of games and the social world they facilitate
£ 30.00 £30.00 each

12th Apr '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

29th Apr—4th Jun 2024

A four day in-person course with Prof Emmy van Deurzen, Dr Claire Arnold-Baker, Dr Chloe Mitchell and Diana Mitchell
£ 720.00 £720.00 each

10th May '24 11.00 am – 1.00 pm

This two-hour workshop is the perfect taster for anyone curious about the existential approach to coaching
£ 30.00 £30.00 each