At the Omya Therapy Centre (OTC) we offer a counselling placement to Counsellors, Psychotherapists and Psychologists in training and those working toward accreditation. Recruitment sessions are held at various times throughout the year.

You will need:

  • To be enrolled on a recognised trainings course (Diploma level 4 or higher)
  • To be member or BACP, UKCP, BABCP, NCP or equivalent professional body
  • To have your own indemnity insurance
  • To attend monthly supervision
  • To offer a minimum 1 year commitment to the service
  • To be available to offer no less than 3 client hours each week both face to face & online
  • A letter from your college or university tutor to confirm you are ready for a clinical placement, if you are still in training


  • An opportunity to gain experience of brief, medium and long term work
  • An opportunity to develop and grow a private practice or gain confidence in your skills as practitioner in your chosen path
  • Regular clinical supervision
  • Work with a diverse range of clients who have been assessed by an experienced Counsellor
  • Opportunities for paid work once qualified