DPsych Counselling Psychology

Frequently Asked Questions


This document aims to answer the typical questions you might have when considering whether to apply to the DPsych Counselling Psychology at Regent’s. We hope the information below will help you understand the requirements of the programme and support you in your decision. If your question is not answered in our programme information pages on our website or below, please do not hesitate to contact our Head of Programme Dr Isabel Henton

DPsych Frequently Asked Questions

What qualifications does the DPsych lead to?

What is graduate basis for chartership (GBC)?

What kind of practice experience do I need to apply?

Is it necessary to have completed a counselling skills course before applying?

Can I defer my place if I receive an offer?

Can I apply again if my application is unsuccessful?

Where can I find information about study visas?

What if I have a criminal conviction?

Will I need a DBS check?

What kind of practice experience will I gain while training?

Can I work while I train?

Can you recommend any preparatory reading?