Welcome to the Institute of Family Therapy

One of London’s leading providers of family therapy and systemic psychotherapy training.

Welcome to the Institute of Family Therapy

Established in 1977, the Institute of Family Therapy is the largest family therapy organisation in the UK. It provides high quality training and clinical work in the field of systemic psychotherapy with families, couples and individuals.

It has a membership of over 200 qualified therapists and a multidisciplinary teaching faculty with a wide range of experience and interests. The Institute has an excellent international reputation and runs a variety of training courses in this country and abroad. It also has a supervision training programme.

IFT includes the Centre for Child Studies.

Training at the Institute of Family Therapy

The Institute boasts a multidisciplinary teaching faculty with a wide range of experience and interests. There is a full and varied programme of workshops and conferences provided as part of our commitment to ongoing continuing professional development.

The work of the Institute brings together people from a wide range of disciplines, cultures and backgrounds and encompasses a broad range of theoretical frameworks and approaches to practice.

We welcome the rich debate that arises from different perspectives.

Latest from IFT

Our 2015 programme of training events will be available very shortly. We are delighted to welcome colleagues such as Jim Wilson, Mark Rivett and Janet Reibstein amongst others, as contributors to the programme.

Our first event, (January 29, 30 and April 14) is a three-day Attachment Narrative Therapy workshop, presented by leaders in the field, Rudi Dallos and Arlene Vetere.