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, including City Lit Fellow, Ed Balls
  • 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

* Read Jeff's story about learning not to let his stammer hold him back

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. 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

  2. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 12 Jun 2017
    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

  3. Intensive stammering therapy for those with less time

    Course Date: Mon 15 May 2017 (and 1 other date)
    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 15-19 May, then June 19-20. Each days runs from 9.30 am to 5.30pm.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  4. 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 wellbeing benefits will be explored.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £189.00
    Concession: £189.00

  5. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    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

  6. SLT-facilitated aphasia groups

    Course Date: Tue 27 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This interactive and experiential workshop will explore creative and effective ways to run conversation groups with people with aphasia. There will be contributions from service users and opportunities to observe examples of activities and resources used at City Lit.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  7. Speaking circle for people who stammer

    Course Date: Sat 10 Jun 2017 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Participate in a speaking circle and find out how to enhance the way you come across to others, develop your own speaking style and discover the real you. This unique approach will help you to increase your confidence in speaking to groups.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  8. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 6 Jun 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Interested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This workshop covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the opportunity to meet clients.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Total communication group: moving on

    Course Date: Wed 5 Oct 2016
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do you experience considerable difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? Extend your communication skills in a supportive group. Use total communication strategies such as gestures and pictures to effectively get your point across in conversations.
    Full fee: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  10. Working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 22 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for speech and language therapists, this five-day interactive workshop will cover assessment and selection, block modification, interiorised stammering, art therapy and acceptance and commitment therapy. Opportunity to practise teaching techniques to clients included. The course runs on these dates: Monday May 22 - Friday May 26; then a single follow-up day on Monday 15 January 2018.
    Full fee: £549.00
    Senior fee: £549.00
    Concession: £549.00

  11. You have a voice: self-empowerment for people who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 8 May 2017
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    You’ll explore issues to do with stammering, identity and difference and reflect on your own attitudes to stammering, as well as discuss and challenge attitudes and images of stammering in the media. Through this work you’ll develop a more robust sense of self.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

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