The Minster Centre provides professional training in counselling and psychotherapy, and a range of community-based therapy services.

Underlying Values

The Minster Centre subscribes to and promotes the following values:

  • recognition, honour and respect of individuality; 
  • the realisation of the responsibility of individuals within society;  
  • a recognition that the individual relates to a wider social fabric.

Contemporary Psychotherapy

Contemporary Psychotherapy

an eJournal for psychotherapists
of all modalities.

Archived issues here


  • Our week long Introduction to Counselling Skills course starting in July is filling up quickly so apply now to avoid disappointment.
  • Now taking applications for places on our Weekly Foundation course starting in September 2017.
  • Places also available for qualified therapists to join MA psychotherapy training from September 2017.
  • The Minster Centre also runs it's own bursary scheme and is taking applications for the 2017/18 academic year now.
  • Join us for one of our Open Events for more information on training. Next open day 1st June 2017.
  • New Open House Event on 9th June 2017!

  • Please see the training page for information on all our courses, and our CPD page for all upcoming CPD events.

    Why train with us?

    Our courses meet high academic standards and emphasise experiential learning. We encourage our students to explore different ways of working, and to develop the skills to work with a range of clients. The Minster Centre offers more face-to-face training hours and a greater opportunity for personal development than many other training organisations. More information...

    Therapeutic Services

    The services of Mapesbury Clinic and Families Without Fear are now closed. If you would like further information on other organisations who can help, please follow the link for these services below. The Low Cost Therapy Service is open and taking referrals.

    Mapesbury Clinic for refugees and asylum seekersThe Mapesbury Clinic for refugees and asylum seekers.

    Families without FearFamilies Without Fear for families experiencing domestic violence.

    Low-Cost Therapy Low-Cost Therapy Service fees on a sliding scale depending on income.

    The Minster Centre offers a low-cost counselling and psychotherapy service for adults suffering from a variety of emotional difficulties. Fees are based on ability to pay.

    Find a TherapistFind-a-Therapist and

    Directories of Minster Centre trained counsellors, psychotherapists and supervisors.

    Election of Trustees

    There are still some vacancies on the Board of Trustees of the Minster Centre.