Approved Training and Course Approval Procedure

If you are interested in becoming a sexual and relationship therapist you may wish to consider doing a diploma or masters course.

The courses currently approved by COSRT are listed below. They vary in length, content and the final qualification they offer. Please contact the course director for further details.


Courses Approved by COSRT

London Diploma in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy
(accredited with Middlesex University at Level 7 with 120 credits and with NCP, and via NCS leading to the Accredited Register – Prof Standards Board)

For more information see Training Pathways – an alternative and comprehensive model

Venue: Stephens House (formally Avenue House) Trust, Finchley, London, N3
Course Leaders: Judi Keshet-Orr, Bernd Leygraf and Jean Miller
Enquiries: Judi Keshet-Orr, 181 Hampstead Way, London, NW11 7YA, Tel: 0208 455 4511


MSc in Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy

Head of Studies: Catriona Wrottesley

Tavistock Relationships, 70 Warren Street, London, W1T 5PB

Contact:  Training Administrator
Telephone: 0207 380 8288


Courses Approval Pending by COSRT

These are new courses that have applied to COSRT for Approval who on paper meet the criteria of the COSRT Approval Process.

A full Course Approval visit will be conducted a year after this award.


Diploma in Integrative Psychosexual Therapy
(Accredited with NCP at level 5)

Course Director: Cabby Laffy

Spiral Centre, 2 Shelburne Road, London, N7 6DL

Contact: The Centre for Psychosexual Health
Phone: 07981 665 917


Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy / MSC Psychosexual Therapy

Course Director:  Peter Cardew

School of Community Health and Midwifery, University of Central Lancashire, Adelphi Street, Preston, PR1 2HE



Post Graduate Diploma in Psychosexual Therapy

Course Director – Michele Logue

FCRS, AB52 University Centre, High Melton Campus, Doncaster, Yorkshire, DN5 7SZ



The Relate Professional Certificate in Psychosexual Therapy

Course Director:  Lynn Wilson

Relate’ Premier House, Caroline Court, Lakeside, Doncaster, Dn4 5RA


Cambridge Institute of Clinical Sexology
Two Year, Level 7 Diploma in Clinical Sexology (Psychosexual and Relationship Therapy)
Course Directors: Dr Alireza Tabatabaie and Julie Sale
Location: Royal Cambridge Hotel, Trumpington Street, Cambridge, CB2 1PY

 Relationships Scotland’s Diploma in Sex and Relationship Therapy

(this course is held in Edinburgh)

Course Director: Anne Chilton

Relationships Scotland, 18 York Place, Edinburgh, EH1 3EP

For information contact:

Course Approval Procedure and Documents:

Please find below the application form for the course approval procedure and the criteria for approval of training courses. If you are interested in having a course approved then please contact Jo Coker, Chair of PSB who will be pleased to help you –

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