Pellin UK is based in Kings Lynn, Norfolk. The courses are run from there and various venues in London and Cambridge, depending on the requirements
and preferences of participants. The training
is part time and consists of one to five years study at Pellin UK. This
training, while specialising in CT draws on other material from the history
and literature of psychology, social work, therapy and education.
Students on the first year are taught and practise the basic tools of
The second year involves a deeper understanding of CT and Gestalt Therapy,
which is a major influence both historically and in the daily practise of
The third year is Contribution Training in relation to other schools of
thought and practise. This year draws on a range of figures but in particular
focusses on Martin Buber, Karl Rogers, Viktor Frankl, Albert Adler, Karl
Marx, Robert Coles and Martin Luther King.
The fourth and fifth years training for psychotherapy qualification are
formulated around particular specialisations related to each student’s own
The courses are committed to practical skills training, theoretical
thoroughness and deep self knowledge. Each student’s course is planned to
take account of individual needs, talent and ambitions. Some students enrol
for a year’s certificate course to enhance their professional or personal
development; others plan three years of study to achieve qualification as a
counsellor and Pellin Practitioner, or five years to qualify as a
The structure of the training is a four hour training group each week for
three terms of ten weeks each. The courses start in October. There is a non
residential weekend workshop each term. The residential requirement of the
training takes place at Pellin Italy during the summer.
Graduates of Pellin Training Courses can pursue accreditation as counsellors
or psychotherapists with the AHPP (The Association of Humanistic Psychology
Practitioners). This accreditation leads to registration with UKRC (United
Kingdom Register of Counsellors) or UKCP (United Kingdom Council on
The fees are avaiable on application.
Other Pellin UK Activities
Other Pellin work within the UK includes work for
- outside organisations, particularly in the area of management training;
- weekend workshops, often on relationships;
- short introductory seminars;
- therapy and counselling for families, couples and individuals.