Psychology: applied and clinical

Impatient to facilitate positive change?

Psychology: applied and clinical

Interested in qualifying as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner?

Join us at our Colchester campus to study at one of two levels.  We offer our Graduate Certificate which is relevant for those without an undergraduate degree, and our Postgraduate Certificate for those that do.  You can also study a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner Degree Apprenticeship which leads to a Graduate Certificate too.  Our courses will equip you to facilitate self-help processes to support those with common mental health problems, such as mild to moderate depression or anxiety.

To ensure you will be a well-rounded and confident practitioner, we use small group processes which allows us to personalise your learning,  We also work closely with our local IAPT compliant partners and service users to ensure our courses are responsive to the changing needs of society.

When you choose to study with us, you'll gain more than just a qualification.  You'll be part of our learning community, and we've got plenty to offer.  Check out our facilities, and find out more about the School of Health and Social Care here. 

Explore our Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner courses

Explore our apprenticeships

Why study here?
  • Both of our PWP courses are accredited by the British Psychological Society against the requirements required to qualify as a Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner.
  • Our blend of theory and practice will equip you with the necessary skills to make you a confident practitioner¬†
  • We have a telephone exchange skills lab to help you build experience of telephone based consultation processes.

Our research is organised into four research groups: Public health and social policyAssessment and management of neuro-developmental and acquired disordersPhysical and mental health and wellbeing across the lifespan, and Pedagogy research for health and social care.  Explore each group to find out more about our current projects and doctoral research, as well as a list of our academic staff, research staff and postgraduate students associated with each group.

Interested in training to be a clinical psychologist? 

Find out more about our Doctorate in Clinical Psychology. or explore some of the other related courses we have on offer.

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We understand that deciding where and what to study is a very important decision for you. We'll make all reasonable efforts to provide you with the courses, services and facilities as described on our website. However, if we need to make material changes, for example due to significant disruption, or in response to COVID-19, we'll let our applicants and students know as soon as possible.