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Welcome to the website of the Oxford Institute of Clinical Psychology Training and Research (OXICPTR), which has a proud history of training and research in evidence based psychological approaches to the understanding and treatment of mental health problems. The Institute is part of the Oxford Centre for Psychological Health (OCPH), which also include the Oxford Cognitive Therapy Centre (OCTC)  and the Oxford Health Specialist Psychological Intervention Centre (OHSPIC)


We are part of Oxford Health NHS Foundation Trust and the University of Oxford.  The Institute hosts the Doctorate in Clinical Psychology, and OCTC hosts several academic courses, as well as short CPD/skills training. In addition to having a substantial number of highly able students at post qualification and postgraduate level, we have an excellent staff team of highly experienced mental health professionals with strong Clinical, Training and Research Skills. The Specialist NHS Clinic seeks to help those with severe and complex problems.


We have strong links with other NHS Trusts in the Thames Valley Area, The University of Oxford Departments of Experimental Psychology and Psychiatry, the Department of Continuing Education, and Harris Manchester College. Staff have links with local and national NHS bodies including HEE, NHS England, PHE, Mental Health Charities and professional bodies.