News: Please check out our Monthly Focus series on Schemas, over on the Schema Institute site. You can read the post for December over here.

News: Restrictions due to the Coronavirus pandemic has meant Emotionally-Focused Family Therapy (EFFT) Level 2 Training has moved to 2021, to be held online.

News : Our operations have now moved to Hurlingham Studios, SW6 3PA.

News : Corona Virus : Covid 19 – Keeping our clients and staff safe

We are Open !


During this extraordinary and restricted period of lockdown, CPT continues to respond to and work with those who want help and/or training to help others – we are offering our services on-line.





The Counselling Pastoral Trust (CPT) is a charity dedicated to keeping families together. We provide affordable professional counselling services to families and individuals to help resolve problems that lead to relationship breakdown.  In 2009 CPT established The Schema Therapy institute, to train counsellors and psychotherapists/psychologists in individual, group and child and adolescent schema therapy.

Where We Can Help

You may be wondering whether therapy is right for you. If you recognise any of the experiences outlined below, or if you feel stuck in a way that is hard to describe, we can offer help. Regular sessions are provided so problems or experiences that may have seemed confusing, frightening or even overwhelming can be resolved.

The kinds of experiences we at CPT can help with include :

  • Feelings of depression, anxiety or confusion
  • Concerns about your relationships, at home or work
  • Suffering the pain of loss or bereavement
  • Feelings of loneliness, an inability to connect with those around you.
  • Physical problems with no clear physical cause
  • Finding there is no meaning in life
  • Suffering from trauma, or abuse whether past or present
  • Addictions (sexual, drugs, gambling, alcohol, and other compulsive behaviours)

What we offer

In the area of emotions many have suffered. CPT offers hope to anybody who wants to change life-long problems and move on. We will work with you as long as you need us.

We have a range of therapeutic approaches aimed at helping you in the best possible way. The core of our work is in…

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Hey everyone, it's been a while! Our Individual Schema Therapy Certification course is coming up:

Part 1: 1st-2nd October
Part 2: 14th, 15th, & 16th October 2021
Part 3: 28th, 29th, & 30th October 2021

Please find the details on our site

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And the end of all our exploring
Will be to arrive where we started
And know the place for the first time.

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