You could do a degree in psychology or health and social care, and then apply for a place on a postgraduate training course.
After your degree, you'll be employed in the health service and complete Improving Access to Psychological Therapy training, approved by the British Psychological Society.
This 12-month course is made up of 1 day of academic study and 4 days of supervised practice each week.
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study