DPsych Counselling Psychology

Frequently Asked Questions


This page 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 below, then please do not hesitate to contact our Admissions team or Head of Programme, Dr Isabel Henton.

DPsych Frequently Asked Questions

How is counselling psychology different from other therapy professions?

What qualifications does the DPsych lead to?

What kind of practice experience will I gain while training?

What are the career prospects once I qualify?

What is the application process?

What is Graduate Basis for Chartership (GBC)?

What kind of practice experience do I need?

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 disability?

What if I have a criminal conviction?

What about DBS checks?

Can I work while I train?

What are the costs of the training?

Can I meet the programme team?

Useful preparatory reading

DPsych Frequently Asked Questions