Course Details

Foundation Course in Psychotherapy (attended)


The Foundation course is designed to offer an overview of Psychotherapy theories and approaches together with a direct psychotherapy experience by way of group psychotherapy. The course will be of interest to eg members of the caring professions, teachers, social workers and all those whose work requires counselling or other interactive skills. Those with a general interest in the psychotherapy field are also welcome to apply.

The 15 week programme covers theories of psychoanalysis, gestalt psychotherapy, psychodrama and various humanistic approaches. There are also skills practice sessions and an introduction to professional training in psychotherapy.

Course meeting day and time

  • Tuesday evening 7pm to 9.30 pm


The Tivoli Institute, 24 Clarinda Park East, Dun Laoghaire, County Dublin.

Start Date

Commencing October, 2020


Successful students are awarded the Institute's Foundation Course Certificate


The course fee is €1250.

Application Form and Selection Procedure

You can apply directly online here