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Postgraduate Diploma MA in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy

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Postgraduate Diploma MA in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy This course is modular and students can enrol at three points in the year: March, October or January. Qualification The programme leads to UKCP registration in the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Section as a group-analytic psychotherapist. After qualification you will also be a member of FPC, the graduate body of WPF Therapy trainees. After qualifying as a group psychotherapist you are eligible for the MA in Group Psychotherapy (validated by Roehampton University) upon successful completion of a dissertation. Course description The selection process will consist of two interviews. The structure of the Programme is as below. Some aspects may be APEL'd (i.e. you may seek accreditation of prior experience and learning). The programme is intended to be flexible for those who are working or who may already have substantial experience. Course Code Course Title APEL Available GPM1 Group Analytic Concepts (135 hours over 2 years.This seminar has to be taken at the same time as running the First Training Group - GPM3) No GPM2 Psychoanalytic Concepts (90 hours) Yes GPM3 First Training Group (2 years under supervision) No GPM4 Second Training Group (1 year under supervision) Yes GPM5 Mirror Group No GPM6 2 clients seen for a minimum of 40 sessions under supervision Yes GPM7 Personal Therapy (minimum of 4 years in a group) No GPM8 Psychiatric Placement Yes Supervision will take place a the supervisor's consulting room and the fee is payable directly to the supervisor. The cost of supervision is not included in the course fee. Seminars will take place at WPF Therapy. The fee payable to WPF Therapy will depend on how many modules are being taken by the student. Assessment Two written assignments are required. ? One is a theoretical paper on a topic related to group-analytic psychotherapy. This paper, of 3000 - 5000 words in length, is presented in the eighth and ninth term (year three of the theoretical seminars). ? A second written assignment, a clinical paper of 5000 - 8000 words, based on clinical material from the student's training group, must be presented within twelve months of completing the seminars and supervision. Selection criteria and application Personal group psychotherapy Trainees must be in at least once-weekly group-analytic psychotherapy throughout their training. Applicants need to be established in their own therapy by the beginning of the course, with a Psychotherapist approved by WPF Therapy. WPF Therapy Group Psychotherapy is a founder member of EGATIN (European Group-Analytic Training Institutions Network). Applicants should provide: ? A completed application form (to be obtained from WPF Therapy) ? A curriculum vitae ? A statement giving relevant experience of groupwork and reasons why they wish to train as a Group-Analytic Psychotherapist ? A personal statement which should include significant life experiences or events ? The name of two referees.

Postgraduate Diploma MA in Group-Analytic Psychotherapy This course is modular and students can enrol at three points in the year: March, October or January. Qualification The programme leads to UKCP registration in the Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Section as a group-analytic psychotherapist. After qualification you will also be a member of FPC, the graduate body of WPF Therapy trainees. After...

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