Welcome Week 2021

Welcome Week will take place online from Monday 20 September to Saturday 25 September 2021 and is about preparing you for the start of your studies with an induction, the chance to meet your fellow students and staff and completing some essential enrolment and administrative tasks, as well as mandatory governance tasks.  Additionally, there are some fun and friendly virtual welcome events for everyone to attend if they would like to do so - please see details below and come along to as many as you can. 

Welcome Week 2021

Your course induction will be held virtually on the day you will usually be attending your new course.   Please look for your course in the list below and take a note of the date and time of your induction.  If you cannot see your course listed, please see the 'Inductions taking place outside of Welcome Week' tab below.

Please note: Your course administrator will be in touch with the zoom link and password closer to the time.


Monday 20 September 2021

Child, adolescent and family mental wellbeing: multidisciplinary practice (D24)

Induction time: 10.00am-2.45pm


Forensic psychodynamic psychotherapy (D59F) 

Induction time: 10.00am-2.00pm


Digital Academy: Psychoanalytic Thinking at Work

Induction time: 7.00-7.30pm


Tuesday 21 September 2021

Introduction to counselling and psychotherapy (D12)

Induction time: 9.30am-10.45am


Reflective mental health practice today (D65)

Induction time: 2.00pm-4.00pm


Psychoanalytic studies (M16)

Induction time: 2.00pm-5.00pm


Foundations of psychodynamic psychotherapy (D58/BD58)

Induction time: 2.30pm-3.45pm


Inter-cultural psychodynamic psychotherapy (D59I)

Induction time: 2.30pm-4.30pm


Systemic approaches to working with individuals, families and organisations (D4 Intermediate)

Induction time: 5.00pm-6.15pm


Systemic approaches to working with individuals, families and organisations (D4 Foundation)

 Induction time: 6.15pm-7pm 


Wednesday 22 September 2021

Child and adolescent psychoanalytic psychotherapy (M80)

Induction time: 10.00am-2.00pm


Psychological therapies with children, young people, and families (M34)

Induction time: 10.30am-2.30pm


Working with children, young people & families: a psychoanalytic observational approach (M7)

Induction times: 

Daytime students
Course Lead Induction: 4 to 5pm 
TEL and library skills: 5 to 5:25pm

Evening students
TEL and Library skills: 5.25 to 5.50pm 
Course Lead Introduction: 5.50 to 6.50pm


Thursday 23 September 2021

Child, adolescent and family mental well-being: multidisciplinary practice in Stroud (D24G) 

Induction time: 1pm-4pm


Professional doctorate in advanced practice and research: consultation and the organisation Tavistock qualification in consultation (D10D/D10C)

Induction time: 1.15pm-3.00pm


Understanding trauma: principles and practice (D18)

Induction time: 1.30pm-2.45pm 


Interdisciplinary training in adult psychotherapy (M1)

Induction time: 1.30pm-3.30pm


Professional doctorate in advanced practice and research: social work and social care (D55)

Induction time: 3.45pm-5.00pm


Emotional care of babies, children, young people and families (EC1)

Induction time: 4.30pm-6.00pm


Saturday 25 September 2021

Working with children, young people & families: a psychoanalytic observational approach (M7 Saturday)

Induction time: 10.00am-12pm


Thursday 23 September

Clinical and Directorate Induction time: 9.30am-12.30pm

The Clinical Induction session is only to be attended by students joining a course that contains a clinical element.  Please note this is mandatory for those with clinical placements.

Systemic family therapy supervision, consultation and training (M21)

Your course induction will take place at your first full teaching session on Monday 14 September from 10.30am. You are also welcome to attend any value added events or student groups throughout Welcome Week.

The meeting link will be sent to you ahead of the induction session by your course team and will be available on your course Moodle page.

Masters in Systemic Psychotherapy (M6)

Your course induction will take place on Thursday 16 September 10am - 4.50pm. You also need to attend the clinical induction on Thursday 23rd September.

You are also welcome to attend any value added events or student groups throughout Welcome Week.

The meeting link will be sent to you ahead of the induction session by your course team and will be available on your course Moodle page. 

Child, community and educational psychology (M4)

Your course induction will take place at your first full teaching session. You will also need to attend the clinical induction on Thursday 23 September. You are also welcome to attend any value added events or student groups throughout Welcome Week.

The meeting links will be available on your course Moodle page ahead of the induction session.

Consulting and leading in organisations: psychodynamic and systemic approaches (D10 and ED10)

Your course induction will take place at your first teaching session.  You are also welcome to attend any value added events or student groups throughout Welcome Week. The meeting links will be available on your course Moodle page ahead of the induction session.

Introduction to counselling and psychotherapy (ED12, online)

Your course induction will take place at your first full teaching session in September, online. You are also welcome to attend any value added events or student groups throughout Welcome Week. The meeting links will be available on your course Moodle page ahead of the induction session.  

Perinatal course

Your course induction will take place at your first full teaching session in September or March 2022, depending on what cohort you have been assigned to.  You are also welcome to attend any value added events or student groups throughout Welcome Week. The meeting links will be available on your course Moodle page ahead of the induction session.

Throughout the week we will be hosting some fun and informal events for you to meet some of our team and also other new students!  

All events are free but booking is essential - please see the details below:


Monday 20 September, 4pm- 515pm: Welcome for new students

Come along to our Welcome event for new students on Monday 20 September from 4pm-5:15pm.  This is a great opportunity to meet senior staff from the Trust as well as the Education and Training team.  Please do drop-in and meet us, we are looking forward to meeting you!

To your place via Eventbrite, please click here and use the password: Welcome


Wednesday 22 September, 6pm - 715pm: New student quiz night

Join us virtually for an informal and friendly evening of fun and quizzing with your fellow new students and Trust staff. No prior knowledge is necessary – is all for fun!

Please note: This event has been cancelled, we are sorry.  We will be organising another student quiz around Christmas time - watch this space! 


Throughout Welcome Week we will be hosting a number of drop in sessions for new students to join - you can come to as many as you like, we would love to see you.

The events are free and no pre-booking is required.  Once you have competed your enrolment, you will be sent the Zoom links and passwords so please keep an eye on your email.


BAME student and trainee group

Tuesday 21 September from 1:00pm - 1:30pm 

Wednesday 22 September from 5:00pm - 5:30pm


Disabled student and trainee group

Monday 20 September from 5:00pm - 5:30pm

Friday 24 September from 1:00pm - 1:30pm


International student and trainee group

Monday 20th September from 5:15pm - 5:45pm

Wednesday 22nd September from 12:30pm - 1:00pm


LGBTQi+ student and trainee group

Wednesday 22 September 1:00pm – 1:30pm 

Thursday 23 September 5:00pm - 5:30pm


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