Athlone, Dublin & Galway

ICPPD is Ireland’s leading Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy Education and Training College.

ICPPD provides training and education in  Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy, Personal and Professional Development, Creativity, Expressive Arts and Spirituality. Our BA Programme in Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy is validated by QQI and professionally accredited with IACP.

Holistic Counselling and Psychotherapy Education.

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 Visionis to inspire, encourage and support you in your journey towards wholeness. ICPPD believes that it has developed a reputation for the excellence of its current programmes, the relevance of its curricula, the success of its adult learners in achieving their academic and career objectives, the quality of its scholarship, research and creative activities, and its overall commitment to accessibility, lifelong learning, and progression routes. The College strives to provide high-quality, relevant, academically rigorous programmes in a learner-centred environment that emphasises experiential learning in collaboration with partners and associates. In addition to these academic programmes, to support the ongoing achievement of professional body accreditation, ICPPD offers a series of CPD and supplementary Workshops to support learners and accredited professionals.

ICPPD Graduation 2022

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What is Counselling and Psychotherapy?

Counselling and psychotherapy are often mentioned together and sometimes used interchangeably, but these terms describe distinct yet related processes in the field of mental health. At ICPPD counselling and psychotherapy are not separate training courses, although appreciated as having different processes when working with clients. IACP, the professional body that

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May President’s Update

Greetings Everybody Wondering where to start this month’s greeting led me to stop and reflect on this moment. Pausing allowed busyness to settle, so I could connect to this moment. Today I am grateful that I was able to be part of the team, who met with the group of

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