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Professional Training for Therapists

Integrate Couples Therapy into your practice with a relational approach built on respect, authenticity and curiousity.

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Lively & Engaging Courses

The Institute of Couples Therapy provides professional training for therapists looking to integrate couples work in their practice. With a combination of a Professional Certificate in Couples Therapy, elearning, monthly webinars and supervision within a supportive community the ICT provides you with what you need to become a confident couples therapist. Training is approved by the IACP.

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Training Options

Professional Certificate in Couples Therapy

Lively and exciting training conducted both in person and online. Learn the core skills of Couples Therapy within a supportive community

Couples Therapy CPD Hub

Access live and recorded webinars on topics exclusively focused on Couples Therapy.

Group Supervision

Supportive supervision in small groups to answer your questions and also contribute to your professional supervision requirements

Individual Supervision

One to one supervision either in person or online to help you explore Couples Therapy challanges in a supportive environment


Training Approach

Resnicks Gestalt Approach


Terry Real’s Relational Life Therapy

Salvador Minuchin’s Family Therapy

Murray Bowen’s family systems theory

David Schnarch’s differentiation

Training Approach

Founded by Karen Murphy

The Institute of Couples Therapy was founded by Karen Murphy in 2023. Karen has been practising as a psychotherapist since 2013. She has accumulated over 500 hours of training in couples therapy, as well as this she has completed in depth training in EMDR therapy, adolescent psychotherapy and family constellations. She is a qualified and accredited supervisor. 

She is deeply passionate about helping couples to improve their relationships and is committed to supporting therapists to embark on this exciting journey.

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Access information for learning and exploration to support your couples work


Find out more about the Institute of Couples Therapy and it’s training approach in accessable short videos


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