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Universities Training College

The Universities Training College (UTC) brings together a wide range of university-based counselling and psychotherapy programmes. It therefore covers a wide range of psychotherapy approaches and experience.

UTC aims to improve the standards of academic psychotherapeutic training and education. It provides a forum for further developing an academic research base for psychotherapeutic counselling and psychotherapy through university-based training programmes.

Members of the Universities Training College (UTC) are registered through our member organisation, Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association (UPCA).

Approved Training Programmes:

  • Birmingham City University
  • Brighton University
  • Newman University
  • New School of Psychotherapy and Counselling (NSPC)
  • Oxford University
  • Roehampton University
  • Southern Association for Psychotherapy and Counselling (SAFPAC)


Contact the Universities Psychotherapy and Counselling Association (UPCA)

Contact the Universities Training College

College Chair: Professor Del Loewenthal
College Vice-chair: Dr Julia Cayne

Training and accrediting organisation for this college