The Greenane Centre, Greenane. Tipperary Town, E34 CX13

Diploma in Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy

Delivered via Blended Learning


This Course is full for 2024 - Express Interest for 2025

Course Fee: €2,550

€550 deposit on registration

€500 monthly for 4 months

training for counselors

Adolescent Psychotherapy

Adolescent Psychotherapy is an expanding and specialist area of practice. In ensuring principles of best practices when working with this client group therapists need to possess the appropriate knowledge, skills and competencies in order to ensure they are working ethically, professionally and effectively with this population group.


Diploma in Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy

This Diploma In Integrative Adolescent Psychotherapy has been developed in response to the ever growing demand for competent and appropriately trained adolescent counsellors and psychotherapists. The diploma addresses and incorporates the core competencies for working therapeutically with adolescents as set out in IACP’s “Standards for Working with Under 18’s” document. It is CPD Recognised and Approved by The Irish Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy and awarded 143 IACP CPD Points.

Delivered by a team of highly experienced and accredited therapists who have expertise in Adolescent Psychotherapy.

This programme will be delivered through a Blended Learning format.

Programme Modules & Timetable

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Tuesday 3rd September 2024.

7:30pm – 9:30 on Zoom

Saturday 7th September 2024,
Sunday 8th September 2024.

10am – 5pm on Zoom

Saturday 5th October 2024.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Sunday 6th October 2024.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 9th November 2024

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Sunday 10th November 2024.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 7th December 2024.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 11th January 2025 (Group 1),
Sunday 12th January 2025 (Group 2).

10am – 5pm at The Greenane Centre, E34 CX13

Saturday 8th February 2025,
Sunday 9th February 2025.
10am – 5pm on Zoom.
Saturday 8th March 2025,
Sunday 9th March 2025.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 5th April 2025,
Sunday 6th April 2025.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 10th May 2025,
Sunday 11th May 2025,
Saturday 24th May 2025,
Monday 26th May 2024.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Friday 20th June 2025.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 30th August 2025 (Group 1),
Sunday 31st August 2025 (Group 2).

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Saturday 13th September 2025 (Group 1),
Sunday 14th September 2025 (Group 2).

10am – 5pm at The Greenane Centre, E34 CX13.

Saturday 11th October 2025.

10am – 5pm on Zoom.

Friday 7th November 2025  (Group 1),
Friday 14th November 2025 (Group 2).

10am – 5pm at The Greenane Centre, E34 CX13.

Wednesday 26th November 2025.

7:30pm – 9:30pm on Zoom.


Participants are expected to attend two online tutorials on Zoom.
You will be assigned to either Group 1 or Group 2 on registration.

Wednesday 22nd January 2025 (Group 1),
Thursday 23rd January 2025 (Group 2).

7:30pm – 9:30 on Zoom.

Wednesday 4th June 2025 (Group 1),
Thursday 5th June 2025 (Group 2).

7:30pm – 9:30 on Zoom.

Learning Outcomes

Participants who complete this diploma will:

  • Become proficient in working integratively with adolescents in a manner appropriate to their level of need, ability, developmental level and social context.
  • Acquire a clear understanding and appreciation of the legal and ethical issues specific to adolescent psychotherapy.
  • Examine and evaluate theories of adolescent development across all developmental domains.
  • Become cognisant and competent in implementing a systemic approach to adolescent psychotherapy facilitating the building of a therapeutic alliance with both adolescent and parents.
  • Understand and appreciate the complex nature of developmental trauma and associated defence mechanisms in the adolescent years and the importance of utilising a bottom up approach in therapy.
  • Gain a sound understanding and proficiency in utilising creative mediums with adolescent clients.
  • Acquire in-depth knowledge and develop the necessary skills to effectively utilise a range of empirically validated psychotherapy modalities in an integrative manner.

Programme Structure

Entry Requirement:

This CPD Diploma is open to practitioners who have successfully completed a Degree or Diploma in Counselling/ Psychotherapy.
This programme may also be of interest to Play Therapists, Art Therapists, Drama and Music Therapists who have appropriate experience and accreditation and are seeking to expand their skill set to work therapeutically with Adolescents.

Clinical Practice:

Participants much complete 35 hours of one to one client work with adolescents. Participants must also complete 7 hours of one to one clinical supervision with an accredited supervisor who has expertise in working therapeutically with adolescent clients.

Teaching Methods:

This Programme will be delivered through a blended learning format with 3 days facilitated through class-based learning at The Greenane Centre and the remaining modules delivered via Zoom.


  • Reflective Learning Journals
  • Book Review
  • Supervisors Report

Terms & Conditions:

Please read our Terms and Conditions document carefully. You will be required to indicate your agreement on the programme application form

Programme Fees


Full Fee: €2,550

  • €550 due on registration
  • €500 monthly for the following 4 months, automatically debited to payment card.