Psychotherapy and Counselling in the West Midlands

WMIP members offer psychotherapy for people who are experiencing many kinds of difficulties in their lives, and you will find a list of member psychotherapists, by county, here. Most of our members practice in the West Midlands, Worcestershire and Warwickshire, but we also have many members around the country including Leicestershire, Derbyshire, Northamptonshire, Cambridgeshire, Yorkshire and Scotland. We also provide a Referral Service and offer initial consultations and a reduced fee therapy scheme.

If you have any questions please contact WMIP by email or phone or complete our enquiry form.

Recent research that shows psychoanalytical psychotherapy helps

Tavistock Clinic has published recent research that shows psychoanalytical psychotherapy helps people suffering from severe depression. It's proven to have an enduring positive impact. About the research on the Tavistock Institute website >>

News & Events

Friday 1 July at Waterstones, Birmingham

Waterstones, in conjunction with WMIP, will be hosting an event at Waterstones Birmingham bookstore at which the psychotherapist Alf McFarland will be discussing Stephen Grosz's book "The Examined Life: How we Lose and Find Ourselves." Details >>

WMIP Summer Conference
Saturday 2 July
“On the language of analysis:
The words we work with that work on us”
Speakers: Birgit Heuer and Josephine Evetts-Secker.

Venue: Edgbaston Quaker Meeting House, Birmingham. Details & booking >>

Stephen Pattison"UKCP's New Code of Ethics" presented by Stephen Pattison
Monday 11 July

An interactive presentation by the Chair of the Ethics Committee. Details >>


Currently there are two training programmes offered, both of which lead to UKCP (United Kingdom Council for Psychotherapy) Registration as a psychotherapist. The Qualifying Training Courses are:

  • The Training in Contemporary Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy (TCPP)
  • The Training in Jungian Analytical Psychotherapy

Read more about WMIP professional training programmes >>

TCPP Seminar
Saturday 11 June

"Matte Blanco and Dreams" presented by Dr Anne Samson"Neuroscience and Dreams." Details >>

The Training in Jungian Analytical Psychotherapy
Lecture Saturday 11 June

"Into the Darkest Places" - Working with early relational trauma and borderline states of mind. Presented by Marcus West. Details >>

The West Midlands’ leading professional and training organisation for psychoanalytical and Jungian analytical psychotherapies.