Taught course

Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment (Postgraduate Certificate)

University of Reading · School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have a relevant undergraduate degree and a postgraduate qualification within a mental health profession. Applicants without these qualifications but with clinical experience in mental health will be considered on an individual basis. Please contact us directly for further information.

Months of entry


Course content

Our programmes enable you to complement your postgraduate study of psychology through a number of NHS-partnered clinics, professional training centres and research placements in neuroscience, developmental psychopathology and clinical research. The Centre for Integrative Neuroscience and Neurodynamics provides access to state-of-the art technology and expertise in cognitive and computational neuroscience. We also have facilities for experimental and observational research, including a number of specialist laboratories. These include virtual reality, ageing, infant vision, infant language, auditory perception, body kinematics, psychophysiology, TMS and EEG. We provide excellence in research training for both specialist and transferable skills. You will benefit from the many collaborative ventures of staff and from their involvement with major psychological societies, international conferences, journals and funding bodies.

  • Focuses on teaching evidence-based psychological interventions within a range of mental health problems
  • Suitable as an introduction for new professionals in the area of mental health, as well as existing therapists who wish to update their knowledge within evidence-based practice
  • Run by the Charlie Waller Institute for Evidence based Psychological Treatment

Our PGCert/Dip programmes are designed for individuals who work in the area of mental health and wish to improve their clinical knowledge of psychological treatments that have been shown to be effective.

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months

Course contact details

Charlie Waller Institute