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Why choose Metanoia Institute?

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.


Our Approach to Psychological Therapiess

At Metanoia Institute, 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 training programmes combine a focus on the therapeutic relationship, with a sound and coherent theoretical basis, that can be flexible and responsive to client needs.


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