Welcome to the Institute of Family Therapy

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

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 180 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.

Covid 19

The current situation is stressful for everyone in our communities. If you need urgent help and support these agencies can respond:

1. If you are a front line worker needing support in these stressful times, IFT is part of Help for Front Line Workers and requests for support can be made directly here: helpforfrontlineworkers@gmail.com
IFT has made direct offers of support to all our partner agencies: do contact us if you think we can help.
2. Advice for families

Systemic frameworks for successful interventions

Are you seeking to increase your professional skills with families, couples, young people and their networks? Wondering how to do it? Then come to IFT and train in systemic work with families.
Request an information pack for our 2020 courses here, or call us on 020 7391 9150.

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