Our Courses


Introductory Course Foundation Course Advanced Training


Transactional Analysis, commonly called TA, is a way of looking at what goes on between people and inside people in order to help them to make changes. TA is useful in education, management, organisational change and development and in counselling and psychotherapy.

TA counselling and psychotherapy in the 21st Century: offers an integration of Cognitive Behavioural, Gestalt, Psycho- dynamic, Relational and Transpersonal theory and practice in a humanistic psychotherapy using the TA core model of personality.

The four year part-time training, at post-graduate academic level, leads to accredited qualification as a Certified Transactional Analyst (CTA.P), for working with individuals, couples and groups.

This psychotherapy qualification is recognised in the UK by the UK Association for Transactional Analysis(UKATA), in Europe by the European Association for Transactional Analysis(EATA) and internationally through the International Transactional Analysis Association (ITAA) and qualified practitioners may register with the United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

Support is provided for students seeking accreditation with the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy part way through the course.

All training and supervision offered by the Bristol Institute for Psychotherapy and Counselling complies with the training, professional practice and ethics standards of the UKATA, EATA and ITAA.