Taught course

Diploma in Child and Adolescent Psychotherapeutic Counselling

Northern Guild · Northern Guild

Entry requirements

We have no formal requirements, however applicants will be required to complete our application process and attend 2 interviews, one of which will be with a senior member of our training team.

Months of entry


Course content

A three year part time Diploma Course leading to qualification as a Psychotherapeutic Counsellor with Children and Adolescents and both BACP and UKCP Registration as a Child & Adolescent Therapeutic Counsellor and Psychotherapeutic Counsellor respectively.

Key points:

  • Length of course: 3 years
  • Primary mode of study: Part-time; Weekend
  • Location: Newcastle Training Centre
  • Specialism: Child & Adolescent (individual “Child” or “Adolescent” specialism also available for UKCP accreditation)
  • Accreditation: BACP and UKCP Accredited Course. Register and practice as a BACP-accredited Therapeutic Counsellor and UKCP-accredited Psychotherapeutic Counsellor on completion of the course.
  • Progression: On completion it is possible to progress onto the Diploma in Child & Adolescent Psychotherapy and/or the MSc in Psychotherapy.

Find out more by downloading our prospectus, or browsingour website

Fees and funding

Our students are eligible for PCDL funding, of up to £10,000. Contact us for details.

Qualification and course duration


part time
36 months

Course contact details

Sarah Bell