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Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis (In-Person)

Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis

Physis Scotland is now accepting applications for Foundation Certification in Transactional Analysis (TA) Year 2024 – 25

  • Would you like to train as a Psychotherapist or Counsellor?
  • Are you interested in personal growth and in understanding how people and relational dynamics can change?
  • Would you like to learn new models of communication that can improve your understanding of yourself and others, in all areas of your life?
  • Are you interested in taking Transactional Analysis to the next level after the TA101?

This exciting year will introduce you to the key concepts of Transactional Analysis (TA) and enable you to apply them to your life and relationships. We are sure you will enjoy the lively and dynamic learning experience that the Foundation Year offers, whether you are considering setting out on the path to becoming a counsellor or psychotherapist, or are already a counsellor interested in adding TA theory to your toolbox for client work.

Click the course details to see much more information about the Foundation Year, the content of the course, fees, dates and how to apply.

Our Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis course begins on 27th September 2024. The application deadline for this course is the 30th August 2024.

How to Apply?

Click the course details and download the course booklet and application form, or please request an application pack, by emailing us at on contacting us by mobile at 07927 557217.

Tutors: Fiona Cook and Fiona Firman

Tutor Biographies

Fiona Cook is a Certified Transactional Analyst and UKCP Registered Psychotherapist and has a small private practice in Edinburgh.

She has a background in the NHS as a Registered Nurse Teacher and Facilitator and also owned a successful freelance practice development consultancy business, (smallchangeBIGDIFFERENCE), using TA, working with healthcare agencies across the UK and Australia.

She is passionate about TA and having a TA presence in Scotland, and uses her knowledge and experience in all aspects of her work with clients as a facilitator of personal change, transformation and enhanced autonomy.

Fiona works with Fiona Firman to organise TA101 workshops, and coordinates the recruitment process for new Foundation Year Trainees. Together they organise delivery of the Foundation Year programme and act as the contact points for all new enquiries about training.

Fiona was a founder member of the STAA.

Fiona Firman, BA (Hons), PG Dip (TA Counselling), MSc (Psych), CTA (P), PTSTA is a psychotherapist, supervisor and trainer based in Edinburgh, where she runs a thriving private practice. Fiona is currently the Training and Development Lead at Physis Scotland in Edinburgh.

Fiona has extensive experience in working with adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse within the voluntary and statutory sectors, as well as in private practice.

Fiona has a special interest in working with clients who present with a Borderline process, and/or have a formal diagnosis of Borderline Personality Disorder.

For more information about Fiona, please see

Physis Scotland

Coming Up

February 21, 2024 6:00 pm
Taster – Couples Work
Registration closed
March 4, 2024 6:00 pm
Relationship Centred Permission, Protection and Potency
Register by: 2 March 2024
March 7, 2024 6:00 pm
TA Taster Session – Online
Register by: 6 March 2024
March 11, 2024 6:00 pm
Understanding and Treating Shame
Register by: 9 March 2024
March 15, 2024 10:00 am
Process Group Marathon
Register by: 13 March 2024
March 16, 2024 10:00 am
TA 101 – Introduction to Transactional Analysis
Register by: 13 March 2024
March 18, 2024 6:00 pm
Many Chairs to Explore the Clients Multiplicity of Self
Register by: 16 March 2024
March 25, 2024 6:00 pm
Script System as a Diagnostic Tool
Register by: 23 March 2024
April 12, 2024 10:00 am
Certificate in Couples Work
Register by: 18 March 2024
April 13, 2024 10:00 am
Certificate in Group Work
Register by: 29 March 2024
April 14, 2024 10:00 am
Setting up in Private Practice
Register by: 12 April 2024
April 15, 2024 6:00 pm
Undeveloped Self Model, a way of Understanding Trauma in 3rd Order Structure
Register by: 13 April 2024
June 15, 2024 10:00 am
‘The Silent Scream’ – Working With Clients Who Self-Harm
Register by: 12 June 2024
September 27, 2024 9:30 am
Foundation Certificate in Transactional Analysis (TA) 2024-2025
Register by: 30 August 2024
October 19, 2024 9:30 am
Diploma in Counselling Supervision 2024-25
Register by: 20 September 2024

Previous Courses and Events

February 21, 2024 6:00 pm
Taster – Couples Work
Registration closed
January 20, 2024 10:00 am
TA 101 – Introduction to Transactional Analysis POSTPONED - NEW DATE 16TH/17TH MARCH
Registration closed
January 13, 2024 10:00 am
Certificate in Somatic Transactional Analysis
Registration closed
January 12, 2024 10:00 am
Practice Exam Day – Online
Registration closed
November 25, 2023 10:00 am
Working with Grief and Complicated Grief
Registration closed
November 25, 2023 10:00 am
TA 101 – Introduction to Transactional Analysis
Registration closed
November 24, 2023 10:00 am
Process Group Therapy Marathon Please note this Event has been postponed. A new date will be announced.
Registration closed
November 23, 2023 6:00 pm
Our Children Need Support, We Need Help
Registration closed

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