Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and/or Certified Transactional Analyst(Psychotherapy) Level 7

Certified Level 7 Transactional Analyst

This psychotherapy diploma is designed for those wanting to qualify with a Level 7 Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and/or become a Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy) CTA, with access to UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) registration. The CTA is a qualification awarded by EATA (European Association for Transactional Analysis) with national and international recognition.

Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy (level 7)

To gain the Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and/or the CTA students need to successfully complete 600 hours of core training (four years of part-time training, 10 weekends per year). 

Transactional Analysis Training

The starting point is the 2 day TA101, followed by the Foundation Year in TA Theory and 2 years of Diploma in Counselling (Advanced Training) Course and then a further fourth Psychotherapy year (see below).

In the fourth Psychotherapy year, the Saturdays are theory days (see sample below) and the Sundays the learning agenda is developed by the trainees themselves with subjects such as revisiting theory, client presentation, supervision, exam preparation, skills training, mock exams, and anything the group is wanting apart from personal therapy.

Pre Course requirement: Attendance of TA101, successful completion of Foundation Year in TA Theory and successful completion of Diploma in Counselling Year 1 and 2 of training, a minimum of 120 hours of personal therapy, tutor endorsement to continue training.

Sample Content: (under review)

  • Week 1.    The Broader Context of Transactional Analysis
  • Week 2.    Integrative Transactional Analysis
  • Week 3.    Relational Transactional Analysis
  • Week 4.    Object Relations
  • Week 5.    Jung
  • Week 6.    Internal Family Systems
  • Week 7.    Family Constellations
  • Week 8.    Physis, Intuition and Autonomy
  • Week 9.    Mental Health Familiarisation
  • Week 10.  Endings

Personal Therapy: Trainees need to be in ongoing therapy throughout the four years training with a UKCP registered psychotherapist or equivalent and usually until they take their assessment (min 40 sessions per year).

Accredited Qualifications

Advanced Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy ( level 7) 

Certified Transactional Analyst (Psychotherapy), CTA is an EATA (European Association for Transactional Analysis) qualification with international recognition and also makes you eligible for UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) registration. This also entitles you to be on the UKCP’s PSA (Professional Standards Authority) government approved, voluntary register for counsellors and psychotherapists.

APL (Accreditation of Prior Learning): If you are already a qualified counsellor or have completed training elsewhere it may be possible to count some of your existing hours (APL) towards this course. Please contact us for further details.

Course Location: Our courses will run face to face at our training venue at Plumpton College, East Sussex.  In the event of unforeseen factors, we use the Zoom online platform as a backup to deliver the training.

Cost: £3125 for October 2024/25. Additional information regarding associated training costs (e.g. for therapy, student memberships etc.) can be found here.

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Upcoming Dates:

Course dates

10 weekends 9.15 am – 4.30 pm each day (arrive by 9 am)


  • 26th/27th October
  • 23rd/24th November
  • 14th/15th December


  • 25th/26th January
  • 22nd/23rd February
  • 22nd/23rd March
  • 26th/27th April
  • 24th/25th May
  • 21st/22nd June
  • 19th/20th July

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The Link Centre, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE


with occasional visiting tutors

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