Taught course

Evidence-Based Psychological Treatment (Postgraduate Professional Development)

University of Reading · School of Psychology and Clinical Language Sciences
Postgraduate Professional Development Certificate/Diploma

Entry requirements

Applicants are normally required to have a relevant undergraduate degree and some experience within a mental health profession.

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.

  • Attend specific modules according to your individual professional needs and working environment
  • Offers modules that hone skills and knowledge in a specific area (for example, older people, trauma) and others that cover a diverse range of disorders in less detail
  • 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.

Qualification and course duration

Postgraduate Professional Development Certificate/Diploma

part time
48 months

Course contact details

Charlie Waller Institute