Offering programs in Galway, Athlone and online and with administrative headquarters in Athlone, the International College for Personal and Professional Development, ICPPD, opened its doors to learners in September 2010.
ICPPD’s vision is to inspire, encourage and support people on their journey to wholeness and well-being. The aim of the organization is to provide programs of academic and professional excellence validated in the field of counseling and psychotherapy and to offer associated courses to a community of adult learners at home and abroad.
ICPPD has become one of the leading providers of accredited personal and professional programs with a difference, nationally and internationally, at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The college is the combined community of learners and staff. The programs are different, the tutors are different and the adult learners are different.
ICPPD was born out of the need to create a learning environment where people were valued and affirmed for their life experiences and academic achievements. ICPPD has a unique learning environment, ethos and culture that attracts adult learners from all parts of the country.
As a third-tier college, ICPPD has earned through testimonials and word of mouth a reputation for caring for learners and academic excellence. The college is one of the leading providers of holistic counseling and psychotherapy training and education in Ireland, with programs running in Athlone and Galway for over 10 years.
ICPPD has programs that start at different times during the academic year. Following the experience of successfully delivering courses online thanks to Covid-19, ICPPD will continue to deliver courses for 2021-22 through blended learning – a mixture of face-to-face and online courses. line.
The holistic ethic that underpins all programs offered at ICPPD is inherent in all training and education courses offered. The facilitators and main tutors are experienced, warm, dynamic and supportive. The program is supported by an experiential and highly interactive learning environment.
Interviews are currently underway for the one-year complementary BA (hons) in Holistic Counseling and Psychotherapy and the IACP-accredited four-year part-time BA (hons) in Holistic Counseling and Psychotherapy.
Applications are also being accepted for the Certificate in Personal Development and the Certificate of Introduction to Holistic Counseling and Psychotherapy Programs, both of which will begin online in mid-October 2021.
The IACP-accredited Professional Diploma in Advanced Supervision in All Professions will begin in November 2021, while the Professional Diploma in Expressive Arts and the Professional Certificate in Psychosynthesis are both scheduled to begin in Spring 2022.
ICPPD also offers a suite of short online CPD courses for anyone interested in wellness, self-development, mindfulness and nature, and these can be taken anytime. A CPD certificate in loss and bereavement which can be taken over six months through distance learning is also a very popular program at ICPPD.
For more information contact 090 6470484, email [email protected]or visit www.icppd.com