Applying for our Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy Training

Open Day

Training Open Days: Saturday 21st September 2024, 10:00 to 12:00.

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.

Contact the office on +44 (0)20 7401 3260 to book your place or to speak with a member of the admissions team ahead of applying. You can also email

The Guild accepts a diverse range of applicants from all kinds of backgrounds. It is a requirement of the course that you should yourself have been in twice-weekly therapy for at least a year at the time of application. The course fee, which is subject to review annually, is currently £2,850 per annum, exclusive of the cost of therapy and supervision.

You are required to include your CV and a cheque for £150 (payable to The Guild of Psychotherapists) to cover the costs of interviews and administration. We also require two referees to send their references to the Senior Administrator at the Guild’s address to arrive as soon as possible after the submission of your application form.

If you have any questions about the training and the application process, please contact the Admissions Secretary, Clare Grady, on It is also possible to arrange a consultation with a member of the Training Committee for an in-depth discussion about all that is involved in the training programme at a fee of £55.00.

Applications are now being accepted.