The Arts and Play Therapies Foundation Course

The University of Roehampton, London, offers one of the largest range of therapeutic training courses in the country. Its 20-week part-time foundation courses run October 26 2019 - March 21 2020. Find out more and take your next step here

by Psychologies

In addition to Masters programmes in the Arts and Play Therapies, The University of Roehampton offers an MA in Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy (Adult), and an MA Integrative Counselling & Psychotherapy for Children, Adolescents and Families, as well as a Psych.D in Counselling Psychology.

Foundation Courses

Engage in an immersive experiential learning environment over 20 weeks that will introduce you to key concepts and ideas in one of these disciplines:

Art Psychotherapy

Music Therapy

Dance Movement Psychotherapy

Play Therapy


Play Therapy (in Northampton)

Course benefits include:

  • Experiential workshops led by experienced lecturers who are  leading practitioners in the various arts and play therapies professions
  • Offered on a part-time, evening basis; (two full Saturdays and eighteen evenings)
  • An attendance certificate awarded on course completion
  • Delivery at the Whitelands campus situated on the edge of Richmond Park, one of the ‘Royal’ Parks, and the largest in the capital

These Foundation courses offer an opportunity for those considering any of the disciplines as a career option to prepare to apply for a place on the Masters level qualifying programmes, and to develop pre-qualifying experience. 

Additionally, these courses provide excellent CPD opportunities for mental health professionals, social workers, teachers, childcare providers, therapists, and residential social workers, or anyone interested in finding out about and experiencing the Arts and Play Therapies.


“A really excellent, exciting, experiential course. I couldn’t have asked for more and I am genuinely sad it’s over.” Abigail Wright, Play Therapy Foundation Course.

More details:

Click here to find out more and apply.

E: [email protected] T:+44 (0)20 8392 3232

Whitelands College, the home of the Department of Psychology, University of Roehampton.