October 2017– June 2018

30 Wednesday evenings

Venue Brighton Consulting Rooms, 18A Clermont Road, Brighton BN1 5SG
Note: the building is accessible to participants using a wheelchair or with a mobility impairment.

Dates To be confirmed
Times Wednesdays 5:15 PM - 8:30 PM

Fees 2017-18: To be confirmed 

Fees 2016-17:

Option A £1359 (deposit £159 + £1200 fully in advance)
Option B £1399 (deposit £159 + 8 x monthly payments of £155)
(GASi Student membership fee of £30 is included in the course fees)

Note the registration fee is non-refundable.

2016-17 dates:
12th October – 14th December 2016
11th January – 15th March 2017
19th April – 21st June 2017

Staff: Stephen Arcari, Radha Bhat, Jane Blunden, Pam Millard, Marcus Page, Brian Solts, Marlene Spero and Vivian de Villiers

All staff who teach or who conduct small groups on the course are group analysts and Full Members of the Institute of Group Analysis. Their experience includes inpatient and outpatient groups in the NHS; therapeutic work with children, adolescents and families in CAMHS and Social Care and Health; working in drug and alcohol addiction units; and consulting to staff teams and organisations in the public and voluntary sector.

Accreditation: The Attendance Certificate awarded for the Foundation Course is accredited by the Institute of Group Analysis and enables students who already have a degree to progress to further clinical training with the IGA. It also enables students to become an Associate Member of Group Analytic Society (international)


Please see full details of progression from the Foundation Course to the Diploma in Group Work Practice and Qualifying Course with UKCP registration.

Contact: Jane Blunden (Course Convener) -  | 01273 724761



  1. Complete the online application via the IGA website
  2. Applicants will then be contacted by the Course Convenor and asked to complete and return a brief application form and pay a non-refundable deposit


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