About Wessex Training
Wessex is a not for profit organisation which has been providing counselling services in Somerset and Bristol and counselling training in Somerset since 1983.
Our training is Psychodynamic. For more information on the psychodynamic model click here.
Our training is rigorous, externally accredited to the highest national standard. We value diversity and have a commitment to providing equality of opportunity.
Our Diploma Course is a professional counselling qualification, accredited by the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP), and the British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC).
All training staff and supervisors at WCP are trained counsellors or psychotherapists, accredited/registered by the BACP or registered with BPC or an equivalent professional organisation regulated by the Professional Standard Authority and registered with the National Voluntary Register for Counsellors and Psychotherapists.
Head of Training - Mike Keating
Diploma Course Lead - Cathy Lyall
A list of teaching staff is available upon request.
Our Training courses:
Short and Specialist Courses:
(Our Counselling & Psychodynamic Psychotherapy training may count towards a Post-Graduate Diploma and the MA in Counselling and Psychotherapy Professional Practice with Bath Spa University, depending on your other qualifications).
Regular lectures and workshops for Continuing Professional Development
The Venue and Facilities
Fairfield House, King Street, is situated in the centre of Frome and is our combined counselling, psychotherapy and training centre.
You are welcome to visit us to see the facilities, please telephone to arrange a convenient time.