The Institute of Family Therapy – Malta has recently celebrated the graduation of the first 12 students in Malta who have completed respective studies in Systemic Family Psychotherapy.


Image: Masters Graduates &  IFT-Malta team


A total of eight students received their Post Graduate Diploma in Systemic Family Psychotherapy, while another four students graduated with a Masters in Systemic Family Psychotherapy, effectively becoming the first ever group of students to be conferred such a qualification in Malta by a Maltese institution.

This year’s graduation event was held at the Malta Society of Arts within the Palazzo de la Salle in Valletta. The ceremony included speeches by Chairperson Mrs Carmen Delicata, founding Chairperson Dr Charlie Azzopardi and Courses Co-ordinator, Mrs Karen Bishop. Also present was Mr Billy Hardy from the University of Wales, who has been contributing his experience to the Maltese Institute and its considerable progress since its inception in 2011.


Image: Diploma Graduates &  IFT-Malta team


IFT-Malta will once again be offering openings this year for a fresh intake of students, marking its seventh edition of the Post Graduate Diploma in Systemic Family Psychotherapy. Currently running are two such diplomas, one at first year level and another at second year level. The second edition of the Masters in Systemic Family Psychotherapy is also currently running, and aiming to be completed by 2017.

IFT-Malta is also committed to deliver education programmes for partners, spouses, and parents, children, schools and organisations to promote the well-being of society, based on positive family and work environments, and a healthy balance between the two.