Metanoia Institute is a well-established educational charity, specialising in the professional training of counsellors, psychotherapists, counselling psychologists, supervisors, coaches and organisational development consultants.
We were founded in the early 1980s and were among the first organisations in the UK to offer humanistically oriented professional training programmes.
We offer part-time training on a modular basis leading to potential registration with BACP, UKCP, HPC and the BPS along with optional academic qualification at BA (Hons), MSc and Doctoral level, all validated by Middlesex University. Other post-qualification training includes Certificate and Diploma courses in Supervision and a thriving CPD programme.
The counselling, psychotherapy and counselling psychology programmes we offer are:
- Dip/Msc Gestalt Psychotherapy
- Dip/Msc Integrative Psychotherapy
- Doctorate in Counselling Psychology and Psychology and Psychotherapy
- Dip/BA Person Centred Counselling
- Dip/MSc Person Centred Psychotherapy
- Dip Transactional Analysis Counselling
- Dip/Msc Transactional Analysis Psychotherapy
We also offer programmes in coaching and organisational development:
- MA in Psychological Coaching
- MSc in Coaching Psychology
- Cert/Dip in Organisational Gestalt
Post qualification programmes include:
- Doctorate in Psychotherapy by Professional Studies
- Doctorate in Psychotherapy by Public Works
- Certificate/Diploma in Supervision
- BA/MSc Conversion courses
Our Approach to Psychological Therapies
At Metanoia, all our approaches offer a broad basis from which to develop a personal style. We emphasise the importance of developing a sound therapeutic relationship that can support and challenge the client according to the context.
Psychotherapy outcome research and the experience of practitioners in the field suggest that no single psychotherapy or counselling approach is significantly more effective than any other approach, and all have something to offer the clinician. It is the nature of the problem, the personality of the client and the setting of the therapy that call for a particular approach. Increasingly clinicians are required to be flexible and responsive to the specific requirements of the context in which they work and to tailor the delivery of psychotherapy to the needs of a particular client within the particular context. In particular, according to the research, it is the quality of the therapeutic relationship that is key in determining the success of the therapy.
All our trainings combine a focus on the therapeutic relationship with a sound and coherent theoretical basis that can be flexible and responsive to client needs.
We have a large Victorian property on North Common Road facing Ealing Common (below left) which we have had since 1987. In 2012 due to our continued growth we also purchased another property which is located a short walk away at Gunnersbury Avenue (below right).