Past webinars

This series of webinars has been recorded for UKCP members.  To view the recordings please email your name and membership number to 


UKCP research conference

Held on 10 and 11 June 2022

Our two-day conference explored a variety of research projects from across our membership to demonstrated the role of research in psychotherapy practice and training.


SCoPEd partner update event and Q&A

Held on 10 June 2022

This event discussed the collaborative work of the SCoPEd partners, provided updates regarding the ongoing work of the partnership and offered an opportunity for members and registrants to engage and ask questions.

The Independent Chair of the SCoPEd Oversight Committee, Paul Buckley was joined by representatives from each of the partners and included representation from our Experts by Experience and the Chair of the Technical Group, Fiona Ballantine Dykes.


Case Study Research

Held on 12 May 2022

Case study research allows for in-depth investigations that can shed light on the intricacies and richness of a single case. This webinar we will look at the complexities of conducting case study research. 


The MoU? It's about me and you - supervisors

Held on 27 September 2021

Would you recognise when issues around conversion therapy may have some bearing on your supervisee’s case? This transformative webinar will explain how the Memorandum of Understanding on ‘Conversion Therapy’ 2017 affects everyone and will give you the support and resources to end abusive therapy. Be part of the movement to open up our rich diversity of practice to the infinite spectra of human experience.


The MoU? It's about me and you

Held on 23 September 2021

How do we support clients who come seeking some kind of ‘cure’ for their gender or sexual diversity? Can we be of genuine psychotherapeutic openness to all that the client is and experiences, even when placing limits around what psychotherapy can provide? This transformative webinar will explain the Memorandum of Understanding on ‘Conversion Therapy’ 2017 and how affects everyone. It will provide resources for your practice to engage with it and help you to a part of the movement to open up our rich diversity of practice to the infinite spectra of human experience.


Research and reflexivity

Held on 18 March 2021

Can psychotherapeutic practice and research go hand in hand? In this stimulating webinar, UKCP Chief Executive Dr Sarah Niblock and UKCP psychotherapist Dr Linda Finlay discuss ways in which practitioner-researchers can gather and analyse meaningful data to inform their and other practitioners' practice.


How to promote yourself

Held 27 February 2021

UKCP psychotherapists Nicholas Rose and Richard Nicholls guide you through how to create a marketing plan which can help you raise awareness of your practice and attract potential clients.


The ABC 101 of Remote Working

Held on 16 November 2020
This webinar looked at what happens when a new client makes contact for online work.

It covered what to do immediately, lawfully and safely, what measures need to be in place, what the contract should say, and how to communicate confidentially.

There is an introduction to GDPR and the July 2020 changes within the EU DPA, including a look at what this means for practice. We also looked at why data must be protected in transit and what actions therapists need to take to protect data in transit, including email, text and platform use. 


Time to Change 

The role of psychotherapy in addressing systemic racism and racial trauma.

Held on 5 September 2020

The murder of George Floyd, and the worldwide protests against systemic racism, have again shone a light on the traumatic experiences of black people. This webinar explores how counselling and psychotherapy might address some of these challenges and what we can add to our understanding of the impacts of racism.


Research, diversity and difference in 21st century psychotherapeutic practice. 

The client voice in contemporary psychotherapeutic research.

Held on 30 July 2020

Many of the forerunners in the profession Freud, Klein, Beck, Rogers, Maslow, et al were informing their evidence base from their psychotherapy practice and research. Do their theories still fit in 2020 given the challenges and diversity of client/patient presentations and socio-economic challenges we now face?

This webinar will offer you two research examples and a space for starting dialogue around research and its importance for our profession.


Lock-down: Anxiety-up

Held on 18 July 2020

The coronavirus pandemic and unprecedented lockdown restrictions have challenged our emotional and mental wellbeing. People have gone from apathy and disbelief at first, to alarm, anxiety and panic as the numbers affected rose then boredom and fears about the economic aftermath.

This discussion will explore what are we feeling right now about what has happened to us and whether there is fresh understanding to be found from thinking about this together.


How to look after yourself when you're looking after others

Held on 2 July 2020

How do you look after your own mental health in unsettled times? What happens if you don’t look after yourself when you’re looking after others? 

This webinar explores how we can set up a self-care regime that will nourish you from the inside out, no matter how challenged you may be by the external world.


The Virtually Impossible Profession: Psychotherapy after COVID

Held on 25 June 2020

For many psychotherapeutic practitioners, lockdown restrictions have dramatically changed their ways of working. This webinar will explore the challenges and opportunities for the future of psychotherapeutic practice and ask how we might re-evaluate psychotherapy as a profession.


Lockdown: Sexual and Domestic Violence

Held on 13 June 2020

For many affected by sexual and domestic violence, lockdown has exacerbated their situation.

This webinar will explore amending psychotherapy to online spaces in a collaborative manner to enhance safety and choice. It will outline a model of working with survivors from a relational and empowerment perspective, and include embodied responses to trauma.


COVID-19 and the financial impact on my therapy practice

Held on 23 May 2020

There are two crises going on – a health crisis and a financial one – and whilst it’s an anxious and upsetting time with the primary concern being the health of the nation, nevertheless many self-employed therapists have found their income has been [severely] affected.


Remote Working

Held on 14 May 2020

What do you need to consider when working remotely?

With restrictions on meeting people outside your household continuing what do we need to know with regards to working on-line?

This one hour webinar will look at all aspects relating to working remotely, from email security, data protection and consent to platforms for on-line working.

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