The Guild of Psychotherapists

The Guild of Psychotherapists

Welcome to the Guild of Psychotherapists.

The Guild of Psychotherapists is a membership organisation providing training in psychoanalytic psychotherapy.  It is a registered Charity offering reduced fee therapy for adults on low income who live in the London boroughs of Lambeth, Lewisham and Southwark.  Our training courses include a full psychotherapy training, a supervision training, and an introductory course to psychoanalytic ideas. We also have an exciting events programme addressed to members of the public and practitioners. Individuals seeking personal therapy should use our find a therapist link.

Introduction to Psychoanalytic Concepts: This course will begin by considering 'What is Psychoanalysis?', and will be followed by a series of seminars to consider psychoanalytic concepts from different theoretical perspectives. 17th April to 26 June. Find out more and apply.

9 March 2024: The Enemy Within the white Mind: Analyzing the Role of Misandric Caricatures in Psychological Assessments of Black Males. This is the third in a series of seminars on Decolonising Psychoanalysis, organised by the Race and Culture Committee of the Guild of Psychotherapists. Read more and book.

Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training Open Days: Thinking of training with us? The Guild's annual Open Day is the perfect opportunity to find out about our organisation, its members, its tutors and the training we offer. Come along and chat to course tutors and current trainees. 27th April from 10am to midday: Find out more and apply.




Decolonising Psychoanalysis Series

On Demand Talks, Courses and Conferences from the The Guild of Psychotherapists. Watch recordings of our past online events.


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Find out about how you can support the Guild

  • The Guild of Psychotherapists

  • Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training

  • New Course: Why Freud?

  • Reduced Fee Clinic

  • Find a Therapist

  • Meeting Room Hire

How can we help you?


Psychotherapy services

Seeking therapy? We can point you in the right direction.

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Guild Reduced-fee clinic

Do you live in Southwark, Lambeth or Lewisham and earn less than £18k per annum? You may qualify for the Guild's Reduced-fee Clinic.

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Psychotherapy training

The Guild offers an introductory course, a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy training with a 40-year heritage, and courses on Supervision.

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Latest news from the Guild

Retiring Clinic Assessor and Supervisor

Farewell to Judith Roberts. …read full post

New Guild Members

The Guild welcomes new members Ana Mootoosamy, Jonathan Ridley and Theresa Steinel …read full post

Nelson Square Holiday Season Closure Dates

Nelson Square building will be closed from Saturday 23 December and will reopen on Tuesday 2 January 2024. …read full post

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