About WMIP

The West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy (WMIP) was established for the promotion and advancement of the study and research into all matters relating to psychotherapy and the dissemination of the useful results of any such study and research for the benefit of the public.

The Institute is a major centre of training for psychoanalytic psychotherapists and is committed to equal opportunities. It welcomes everyone without discrimination on the grounds of race, class, culture, gender, marital status, physical disability, religion or sexual orientation.

WMIP provides a regular programme of lectures and seminars. These lectures are given by Institute members or visiting lecturers and are based on topics of interest to practising psychotherapists, and also those working in related fields such as medicine, nursing, social work, pastoral care and counselling.

Statement of Equality and Diversity

The aim of this Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Statement is to communicate the commitment of the Trustees and Staff of The West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy to the promotion of equality, diversity and inclusion across all of its activities.

The West Midlands Institute of Psychotherapy operates as a member Institution and a charity in line with all current legislation (and all associated amendments).

It is our policy to provide an inclusive environment to all, irrespective of:

  • Age
  • Disability
  • Gender or gender reassignment
  • Marital or civil partnership status
  • Pregnancy, maternity or parental status
  • Race (including colour, caste, nationality, ethnic or national origin)
  • Religion or belief
  • Sexual orientation

We are fundamentally opposed to all forms of unlawful and unfair discrimination including direct and/or indirect discrimination, harassment and victimisation.

This equal opportunities policy will be implemented across all aspects of the organisation's work, including:

  • the appointment of members to its Board of Trustees
  • the appointment of members and their conditions of membership
  • the selection and treatment of volunteers
  • all dealings with the public and service users

Intrinsic to our charitable purpose is the underpinning ideal that the promotion and advancement of the study and research into all matters relating to psychotherapy, and the dissemination of the useful results of any such study and research, is for the benefit of the public.

If you need to make a complaint

All members of WMIP are bound by the complaints procedures of their national registering bodies. Find details of how to make a complaint here >>

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