Speech therapy

Speech therapy

Speech therapy courses at City Lit provide specialised training for adults who stammer - delivered by our team of highly experienced specialist speech and language therapists. 

  • 40 years experience of providing specialist courses and support for adults who stammer or stutter
  • UK and international centre of excellence with a broad range of courses
  • Daytime intensive courses, evening courses and short workshops available
  • Well-developed follow-up programme to provide ongoing support
  • Professional training courses for qualified speech and language therapists. 

Watch student stories:

* Learn more about how you can manage your stammering by watching a video of City Lit learner Alfanso who talks about his stammer and how taking an intensive stammering management course at City Lit has made a life-changing difference to his speech. Alfanso talks before and after he attended the course – see the transformation yourself...

* Discover how our speech therapy courses helped City Lit learner Tony with his stammering; how he worked with ideas of 'identification','desensitisation' and 'modification' and discovered a greater sense of acceptance. Watch his video

Get in touch today: email us at speechtherapy@citylit.ac.uk or call us 020 7492 2569 to arrange an advisory session - this personal and free service will help you choose the right course for you.

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  1. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 23 Mar 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The two major goals of ACT are acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. On this workshop you'll learn how this is achieved and ACT's relevance to speech and language therapy.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  2. ACT for people who stammer

    Course Date: Tue 2 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This is a powerful approach to therapy. You'll learn to work more effectively with negative thoughts and feelings through acceptance and mindfulness work. You'll also learn how to identify, and move towards, valued goals and directions in your life.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  3. Advanced working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 23 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer, and will cover topics such as stammering modification work, cluttering, acquired stammering as well as case discussion.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  4. Communication group for people with aphasia

    Course Date: Wed 5 Oct 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience some difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? In this group you can learn additional ways to improve your communication. The activities will include social conversations and discussions, with a chance to share your experiences, as well as some structured work.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  5. Counselling skills for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 17 Oct 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop and practise a range of essential core counselling skills to help you work with emotional issues you will encounter as an SLT. You will receive feedback and learn through experience and reflective practice.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  6. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 12 Jun 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for SLTs working with any client group, this interactive workshop will help you develop practical counselling skills. Topics include developing the therapeutic relationship, boundaries, ways of responding, paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning, immediacy, self disclosure and loss.
    Full fee: £349.00
    Senior fee: £349.00
    Concession: £349.00

  7. Intensive stammering therapy for those with less time

    Course Date: Mon 7 Nov 2016 (and 3 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn strategies to help you speak more easily, work on becoming less sensitive about stammering, reduce avoidance strategies and be introduced to mindfulness. This is our shortest intensive course, enabling you to make maximum progress in minimum time.This course runs from 7-11 November, then 12-13 December.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  8. Interiorised stammering

    Course Date: Tue 20 Sep 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you often manage to conceal your stammer, this course will help you to understand your particular type of stammering, reduce negative feelings, learn strategies to speak more easily and develop self confidence.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  9. Interview skills for people who stammer

    Course Date: Thu 1 Dec 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Looking for a job or thinking about changing jobs? Daunted by the thought of the interview process? This two-day workshop will increase your prospects for success by helping you develop your interview skills. You’ll learn how to plan and prepare for an interview, project yourself positively, deal with your stammer more effectively and manage stress and anxiety.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £66.00
    Concession: £66.00

  10. Introduction to mindfulness for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 11 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn the elements of mindfulness-based stress management and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Experience a range of mindfulness practices. Background theory is included and relevance for clients and therapist well-being benefits will be explored.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  11. Mindfulness for speech and language therapists: follow-up

    Course Date: Thu 6 Oct 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn ways to help clients develop emotional regulation skills and become more grounded. Explore how mindfulness can improve the relational quality of therapy and identify when mindfulness approaches may be contraindicated.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  12. Prioritisation and assertiveness for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 20 Feb 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your personal and professional effectiveness by learning and practising key prioritisation and assertiveness skills. This course will help you to improve your time management and to communicate more confidently in a variety of workplace situations.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  13. Public speaking in the workplace for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 20 Jan 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Presenting information clearly and effectively is vital to getting your message or opinion across. This two-day workshop is about developing key presentation skills and confidence when speaking to a group of people, whether it’s giving a formal or impromptu presentation, contributing to a meeting or taking part in a discussion.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £66.00
    Concession: £66.00

  14. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Course Date: Mon 16 Jan 2017 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: EC Euston
    In a supportive group you will work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  15. Refresher workshop for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 7 Oct 2016 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    If you have already completed some therapy either at City Lit or elsewhere, , this workshop offers you the ideal opportunity to revise what you’ve learnt so far, practise your speech techniques and to become more open about, and desensitised to, stammering.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £66.00
    Concession: £66.00

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