New Course at ECPS – Are you a therapist interested in becoming a supervisor?

New Course at ECPS – Are you a therapist interested in becoming a supervisor?

Supervision Course for Psychodynamic Counsellors & Therapists

This course provides an in-depth training in the theory and practice of psychodynamic supervision. The course is designed for experienced psychodynamic therapists who are interested in becoming supervisors. The course covers the following topics:

  • The role of the supervisor
  • The supervision process
  • Supervision planning
  • Supervision delivery
  • Supervision evaluation
  • Supervision challenges
Click below to learn more about this course:

Supervision Course for Psychodynamic Counsellors & Therapists

Psychoanalytical Film Club

Psychoanalytical Film Club

We are excited to announce the introduction of ECPS’s Psychoanalytic Film Club!

You’ll have the opportunity to watch a film specifically chosen by an experienced Presenter, who will introduce the film and share some ideas and thoughts. This will be followed by a group discussion on the Psychoanalytic underpinnings of the film. With this taking place in our training centre, you are welcome to bring some snacks and drink to enjoy. You can attend as many showings as you wish to, with each costing £35.

This is open to trainees and qualified Counsellors/Psychotherapists, as well as friends and family who also share an enjoyment for analysing films!

We look forward to you joining us on this new venture and hope you enjoy taking part.

*All club times are from 9am – 12pm

Sunday 23rd April 2023
Presenter – Liz Good

Exploration of adolescence, addiction and co-dependency.
Liz is a Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience. She specialises in addictions.

Sunday 21st May 2023
Presenter – Michelle Brown

Exploring the relationship between trauma, dreams and the unconscious.
Michelle is a Psychodynamic and Energy Psychotherapist, as well as an experienced Experiential Group leader.

Sunday 18th June 2023
Presenter – Geoff Ferguson

Exploration of father/son relationships and toxic masculinity.
Geoff is a Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist in private practice for over 30 years. He teaches Psychoanalytic theory on several training courses.

Sunday 16th July 2023
Presenter – Guy Williams

Discussion about pleasure seeking and object relations.
Guy is a trained actor. He has worked at a private clinic and in private practice for many years. He has also studied as a Couple’s counsellor at the Tavistock and
portman clinic.

Sunday 24th September 2023
Presenter – Liz Good

The story line highlights alcoholism and domestic violence.
Liz is a Psychoanalytical Psychotherapist with over 30 years of experience. She specialises in addictions.

Sunday 22nd October 2023
Presenter – Evelyn Katz

Two lifelong friends who find themselves at an impasse when one abruptly ends their relationship, with alarming consequences
for both.

Evelyn Katz is a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist and supervisor, who has worked in
private practice for many years. She has a long-standing passion for cinema and
enjoys applying psychoanalytic thinking to films.

Sunday 19th November 2023
Presenter – Eleni Henderson

From childhood through to young adult life, it explores the
difficulties a young man faces with his  sexuality and identity, including the physical
and emotional abuse he endures growing up

Eleni is a Psychodynamic counsellor and tutor. She is interested in intersectionality,
particularly around gender, sexuality and ethnicity.

Sunday 17th December 2023
Presenter – Richard White
Film – PEARL

Trapped on an isolated farm, Pearl must tend to her ailing father under the watch of her mother. Lusting for the glamorous life she’s seen in movies,
Pearl’s temptations and repressions collide. (Pearl is a horror film with some blood and gore – warning for the faint-hearted!)

Richard is a Psychotherapist in private practice, working with individuals and couples. He has a particular interest in the effect of nuclear families on the
experience of infants.

To add your name to the list please email the office at with your choice of film and date, followed by the £35 payment (per film) to the following account:

CAF bank
Account no: 00009093
Sort Code: 40-52-40

Please use your name and date of film, as reference for payment.


April – Training Open Day

Next Training Open Day

Date: Sat, 3rd April 2021
Time: 12noon – 2pm

Find out more about our 6 week introductory course, our one year certificate course and the 3 year professional Diploma.

An informal two hours where you can meet current students, course tutors and trained counsellors who have moved on to the Diploma course here at ECS.

A great opportunity to gain more understanding on what it is like to study to become a psychodynamic counsellor/psychotherapist and to find out more about careers and employment in this field.

Please note attendees will need to register their name and contact details with ECS in order to attend.

NEW Certificate in Group Therapy

Aims of the Certificate Course

This course is intended for qualified practitioners Counsellors/Psychotherapists who are interested in broadening their knowledge of group dynamics. Whether in the mental health field, social services, education, the voluntary sector or business, and whether the groups people work with are therapy groups, support groups, educational groups or staff groups.

The course will also be of value to those intending to set up a group, those already working with groups, and to those wanting to better understand their functioning in groups to which they already belong.

The course structure includes theoretical seminars, experiential groups and work discussion groups. Participants will be introduced to key group-analytic theory, concepts and their application in clinical and non-clinical settings.
Issues of diversity and difference will be integral to course content. Participants will be encouraged to contribute their experiences of groups from the many social and professional contexts in which groups operate.


Each weekly session is divided into two parts:

• A Theoretical Seminar or Work Discussion Group lasting for 1 ½ hours. The discussion will draw on the participants’ relevant experience in the work place and other group settings.

• An Experiential Group lasting also for 1 ½ hours




To Be Confirmed

Course Fee

£1695.00, Application fee: £16.00, Interview fee: £40.00
This course is for 12 people maximum.

Let us know if you would be interested in applying for this course.
Call 020 8367 2333 Or Email Us

New: Certificate in Brief Therapy

Aims of the Certificate Course
This module will help participants to become familiar with the way in which contemporary
counselling and psychotherapy is in the process of turning towards “Brief Therapy” as a
preferred mode for some areas of casework.

This Course is intended for qualified practitioners (counsellors, psychotherapists) who are interested
in Brief therapy in a variety of contexts.

For full details including dates and how to apply to this course click here

Make a difference and become a trustee

Make a difference and become a trustee

Enfield Counselling Service need Trustees

Have you spare time?
Have you got experience and skills we could use?

If you like being in the centre of the action, helping make decisions that really matter to people. If you have a range of skills and experience and would enjoy being a team member and working with ECS Board of Trustees we’d like to talk to you.

Experience in the following would be desirable:

• IT
• PR & Marketing
• Legal or Fundraising
• An understanding of Counselling and Psychotherapy is an advantage.

For further information:
Contact ECS on: 020 8367 2333 OR Email Us