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

10 Seminars: An Introduction To The Work Of W.R. Bion

10 Seminars: An Introduction To The Work Of W.R. Bion

An Introduction To The Work Of W.R. Bion
10 Seminars with Simon Good, UKCP, BPC Counts as 15 hours CPD

Cancelled due to covid-19

Psychoanalysis seen through the Bion’s eyes is a radical departure from all conceptualisations which preceded him. We have not the slightest hesitation in saying that he is the deepest thinker within psychoanalysis – and this statement does not exclude Freud. (Symington & Symington, 1996,p. xii)

This series of seminars/discussions will focus on some of the main concepts to be found in Bion’s writings. Bion brought a piercing light into classical analytic theory and technique. He believed that the therapist is in a never ending ‘process of becoming’ authentic. The aim of the seminars is for the therapist to find a personal recognition of the thinking of Bion and apply this to their clinical work. The main focus will be on Bion’s understanding of thinking (Grid) and how with the controversial notion of ‘O’ creates within the therapist an authentic drive towards ‘Truth’ (Grotstein).

About Simon Good
Graduated from the Guild of Psychotherapists in 1994. He has extensive experience in training and is at present supervising students on the Guild Supervision course.
The seminars run one Saturday per month. There are two seminars each Saturday you may choose which time suits you: either 1pm to 2.30 or 2.45pm to 4.15pm. There is a maximum of 14 per group.

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Dates: 2019-2020 dates t.b.a.
Venue: Meeting Room, St Pauls Centre, 102A Church Street, Enfield, Middlesex EN2 6AR.
Cost: £200 for members of the public and registered ECS members; £180 for Trainees.

To reserve a place contact ECS on 020 8367 2333 OR > Email Us

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