Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists

The professional body for psychotherapists who have trained at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

The Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists includes psychoanalytic psychotherapists, child and adolescent psychotherapists, psychodynamic psychotherapists, and couples psychotherapists. The society is a member institution of the British Psychoanalytic Council, and so membership of the society also affords entry into the British Psychoanalytic Council.

All members are expected to be registered with the BPC unless:

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Join the TSP mailing list to receive regular updates from the society concerning events and CPD courses

What does the society do?

We aim to:


TSP Members are eligible for all the benefits of Tavistock and Portman Alumni Society membership. Additionally, TSP members receive the following benefits:

Qualification for entry into the Society will be awarded upon successful completion of one of the following training courses:

Please note: you can also apply to join the TSP or add to your membership if you have previously completed our Couples Psychodynamic Psychotherapy (D59C) training, or with a qualification you have gained elsewhere through our equivalence process. Please contact us if you would like more information about the equivalence route.

Accredited supervisors

We do not hold a list of accredited supervisors for TSP members. However, if a member requires supervision and would like assistance in obtaining a supervisor, please contact us in the first instance, confirming the type of supervision required. 


Explore the Tavistock Society of Psychotherapists register providing details of those members who hold full registration with the British Psychoanalytic Council and/or Association of Child Psychotherapists.

Use of the TSP Logo by Members

Current TSP Members are permitted to use the TSP Members logo in their signatures or on their websites, ensuring they use the most up to date versions. You can request a PNG, SVS or EPS file of the logo by contacting the TSP Administrator at TSP@tavi-port.org. If you end your membership as a TSP Member or if it lapses, you must remove the logos with immediate effect. Further information can be found in the guidance for use of the TSP Logo.

Contact the society

The society can be contacted via email at tsp@tavi-port.org 

Please be aware that the office functions on a part-time basis.

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