Management and leadership CPD courses

Our management and leadership short courses build on the early work of the Tavistock Clinic and the ideas of Wilfred Bion and Melanie Klein. 

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May 2021



Leading and Managing in Higher Education: A Systems-Psychodynamic Approach

Delivered by Tavistock Consulting, this five day online course has been designed especially for managers and leaders working in Academic or Support departments in Higher Education.



June 2021

Leadership and management in the public and voluntary sectors: a systemic perspective

In today’s changing and uncertain political and financial climate, a practical and theoretically grounded course in leadership and management...

Tavistock Trauma Service: External lectures on trauma series

This innovative series of lectures is organized by the Tavistock Trauma Service and is designed to reflect the clinical approach of the work,...


July 2021


Intermediate motivational interviewing

This intermediate level course is the next step for people who have already received introductory level training in Motivational Interviewing. A...


December 2021


An introduction to Compassion Focused Therapy

Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT) was developed by Professor Paul Gilbert to work with people with severe and enduring mental health problems, many...


Courses you can join at any time


Working Towards Wellbeing: Maintaining Hope in Uncertain Times 

This Digital Academy course presents practical ways for you and your colleagues to maintain hope during times of uncertainty –helping you to make sense of challenging experiences, strengthen relationships, and promote wellbeing.


Working Towards Wellbeing: The Resilient Workplace

This Digital Academy course explores how individual and organisational resilience can be understood and developed, in order to support mental health and wellbeing, and facilitate more effective teamwork, particularly in times of stress or change.


Working Towards Wellbeing: Working Towards Wellbeing: Trauma, Self-Care and Caring for Others

This Digital Academy course examines how and why traumatic responses are generated in the brain and body, and how different responses to trauma may look and feel, in order to create a more supportive, "trauma-informed" work environment.


Leadership, Followership and Mental Health 

This Digital Academy course introduces the concepts of ‘leadership’ and ‘followership’ in the context of the modern workplace –outlining how positive leader-follower relationships can be used to strengthen emotional and psychological wellbeing. 



Coming soon


Executive coaching programme – Tavistock Consulting (ECP)

Tavistock Consulting’s Executive Coaching programme is validated by the European Mentoring and Coaching Council to Senior Practitioner level. It...

Facilitating Reflective Practice Groups Training

This short course is designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills required to establish and facilitate reflective practice groups in order...

Managing, Supervising and Facilitating Groups in The Workplace: A work based discussion group for public and voluntary sector professionals

Are you looking for a regular opportunity to think with others outside your organisation about your work? Do you facilitate groups that 'don't...

Mental Health First Aid Training

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) is an internationally recognised training course, designed to teach people how to spot the signs and symptoms of...

Motivational interviewing

Motivational Interviewing (MI) is a person-centred counselling style for addressing the common problem of ambivalence about change.

Working With and Facilitating Groups

This course is aimed at staff from a range of disciplines and teams currently facilitating a group or with the aspiration to start and facilitate a...