Ireland’s leading Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy Training and Education Third Level College.

Congratulations to our Academic Director and Founder Christine Moran on receiving the highest accolade – The Carl Berkeley Memorial Award – from the Irish Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy – IACP, at their Annual Conference 2016 at the Sheraton Hotel recently.

Facing new challenges

ICPPD is a third level Adult Education College in Athlone, Co. Westmeath,providing training and education in the arena of the helping professions,in particular the field of Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy,Personal and Professional Development, Creativity, Expressive Arts and Spirituality.

Our mission is to achieve and maintain a standard of Excellence in our Programmes, Adult Learners and in our Staff as Educators, through a Combined Commitment to a Person Centred, Holistic Approach for the Individual Learner.

Our vision is to inspire, encourage and support you in your journey towards wholeness.



“This was my first time to attend a course at ICPPD and it was a very positive experience from beginning to end. I came away feeling very enriched by the whole experience.”

– U. Mooney (Certificate in Psychosynthesis)

“ICPPD have been so professional, knowledgeable, helpful and there was always the feeling of warmth and interest in your students, just the experience anyone would wish for. Kindest regards.”

– S. Lloyd

“I studied at ICPPD for 4 years.  I loved it. You gain a deeper knowledge of who you are. I cannot recommend this third level institution enough. Thank you, academic excellence achieved in a personal manner that belies all.”

– V. Doyle (BA Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy)