You'll usually need to complete a degree and postgraduate award in psychotherapy.
Your course should be one recognised by the:
- United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy
- British Psychoanalytic Council
- Association of Child Psychotherapists
Courses can take up to 4 years to complete.
You'll also need experience of working with children or vulnerable adults.
You'll usually need:
- 2 to 3 A levels, or equivalent, for a degree
- a degree in a relevant subject for postgraduate study