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About us

The British Psychotherapy Foundation is a strong professional organisation providing access to treatment for the public, education and training.

The bpf aims to increase public knowledge and understanding of the benefits of psychotherapy by means of information on our website, a range of public courses and events and outreach work in schools and other settings. This educational work will not only aim to inform the public about psychotherapy but will make available to the public perspectives and ways of thinking that will help them manage complex areas of their own lives such as relationships, parenting, employment and retirement

We have wheelchair access (ramps) and a wheelchair enabled toilet facility at bpf Kilburn. Please contact to inform us of your needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

The bpf’s mission is to be a strong professional membership organization. Psychotherapy training at the bpf is conducted across the four psychotherapy disciplines of Psychoanalysis, Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy, Jungian Analysis and Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy which are in specific Associations. High quality training in adult psychotherapy includes:

  • Psychoanalytic psychotherapy
  • Jungian Analysis
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy

It also provides high quality doctoral training in child and adolescent psychotherapy jointly run / in partnership with the AFC/UCL.

  • Doctorate in clinical practice

The bpf provides a range of pre training courses, access to psychotherapy information and treatment for the public, comprehensive support to its members, and CPD courses for qualified therapists.

It will ensure its activities are:

  • accessible to people from all sectors of British society who are interested in psychotherapy treatment, training or understanding;
  • offer a range of high quality, specialist clinical training and academic services;
  • demonstrates a commitment to equality and diversity.

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Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC)

The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.

The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.

BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.

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Additional information

Dependent on the course or event selected and available on our website or by request from contacts listed on individual course or event information (literature or web pages).

37 Mapesbury Road, Kilburn, London, NW2 4HJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

Varies depending on the consulting room - please check with the therapist


British Psychotherapy Foundation

British Psychotherapy Foundation