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Counselling and Psychotherapy facilities

If you have a desire to help people cope with challenging circumstances that affect their emotional and physical wellbeing, for example, anxiety, depression, self-harm, bereavement and a range of other issues, then one of our counselling and psychotherapy courses could be for you.

We offer opportunities at both undergraduate and postgraduate level to develop your personal and professional potential supported by a very experienced and friendly team of qualified counsellors and psychotherapists – all of whom are currently in contemporary practice and researching in real world settings.

As counsellors and psychotherapist we ‘walk the talk’ so you can expect to enter a friendly and supportive environment – working with professionals who will be genuine, and who will empathise with you and respect you.

Why should you study Counselling and Psychotherapy at the University of Salford?


You will have the opportunity to graduate as a fully trained professional counsellor


You'll learn and practice in a recently opened specialist Counselling Centre with the opportunity to work with members of the public


You will be guided and supported by a very experienced and friendly team

Our Facilities

We have recently opened a specialist Counselling Centre which is used to help train students to become professional counsellors and psychotherapists.

The suite, featuring therapeutic areas where one-to-one, family and group interactions can occur, is open to members of the local community. The University is working closely with local organisations to make best use of the facility, and the Centre provides placement opportunities for our students.


From becoming an undergraduate student to on-campus accommodation, we've got you covered. Take a look at the information below to get a feel for all things Salford life.

Next steps

If you have any further questions, our friendly team will be happy to answer them for you. You can contact us through email enquiries@salford.ac.uk or phone +44 (0)161 295 4545.