Psychology & Counselling Courses in London

We have a long-standing experience in offering a wide range of psychology, personal development and counselling courses. Courses range from introductory to professional levels of training and our experienced tutors are committed to personal and professional development themselves. Every year we introduce new courses, ensuring that there’s always something different to try.

Please note: applications for our Certificate in Counselling Skills (level 3) and Diploma in therapeutic counselling: integrative or person-centred pathways (level 4) will open on Monday 1 April 2019.

Thinking about a career in counselling? Read a Q&A with City Lit tutor Delrose Bowes.

Contact our counselling team on 020 7492 2530 Monday-Friday between 10am-5pm.

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  1. Ways into working with couples

    Ways into working with couples

    Course Date: Tue 30 Apr 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is aimed at Helping Professionals who want an introduction to the challenge of working with couples be they same sex or otherwise.

    Clarify what brings two people into relationship, keeps them together or splits them asunder. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.

    Download an application form below to apply.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  2. Forensic psychology

    Course Date: Thu 2 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What makes someone commit a crime? Are crimes committed only by the ‘criminal’ few or the many? Is the Justice System really effective? These are some of the questions addressed in 'Forensic psychology'.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £90.00

  3. Psychology of Shame

    Psychology of shame

    Course Date: Sun 5 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    As a social emotion shame can have crippling effects on individuals, in particular those who've experienced prolonged and complex trauma such as sexual or domestic abuse. This course is suitable for counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees, as well as those with an interest in the topic.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  4. Psychology of addiction

    Course Date: Sun 5 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Are some people susceptible to addiction? How do substances affect our central nervous system and emotions? How do you understand different addictions, ie sex, eating or computers? How is addiction treated? Discover the answers to these and other questions by looking at addiction - from disease theory to the more recent bio-psychosocial theory.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00

  5. Counselling introduction: advanced

    Course Date: Wed 8 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Extend your use of counselling skills and personal development in this highly experiential course. You will need to have completed a 30-hour counselling introduction (with a minimum of 70% attendance) within the last three years. Prior to enrolling, contact the department on 0207 492 2530 for authorisation.

    This course is exempt from our usual refund and transfer policy, therefore if you change your mind and would like a refund you must request this at least 3 week before the course is due to start. We charge an admin fee of 20% (minimum £10) per refund processed. We will not give you a refund for this course if we receive your request less than 3 weeks before the course starts or once the course has started.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £129.00

  6. Introduction to psychodynamic counselling

    Course Date: Fri 10 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will take you from Freud through to the present day, demonstrating a more relational experience for the client. Examine the unconscious, the presenting past and issues in early development.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  7. Women and mental health: suicide awareness and prevention

    Course Date: Tue 14 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Suicide is the leading cause of death for women aged 20-34 in the UK. This course explores factors that may contribute to this, signs of suicidal behaviour and suicide prevention techniques.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £47.00

  8. Working therapeutically with masks

    Course Date: Mon 20 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore your inner self, thoughts and feelings through mask creation and expression. Unveil and work with hidden aspects of yourself to help you attract more of what you desire and become more authentic in your relationships.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. De-stigmatising mental health in the family

    Course Date: Sun 26 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    One in four people will suffer from a diagnosed mental health problem over the course of their life. We'll dispel some of the myths around mental health and ‘mental illness’ and explore what emotional wellbeing really means for individuals and families.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  10. Personality psychology: an introduction

    Personality psychology: an introduction

    Course Date: Tue 28 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Is personality fixed or does it change? Can one really have a split personality? Despite personality being such a central idea in psychology, what makes each of us unique is still puzzling and open to question.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £90.00

  11. Working with couples: an introduction

    Course Date: Sat 1 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This unique CPD opportunity is aimed at therapists, relationship coaches, helping professional and trainees who wish to understand the challenge of relationship work. It will benefit you, your client group and prepare you for further training.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £47.00

  12. Introduction to psychosynthesis

    Course Date: Sun 9 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An experiential exploration of psychosynthesis using theoretical input, creative exercises and group sharing. The emphasis of the class is on creating a safe environment to explore personal material in depth.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £69.00
    Concession: £42.00

  13. Mental health and ethnicity

    Course Date: Sun 9 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Several recent studies have highlighted the differences in how mental ill-health affects different communities and in how services respond. Sometimes cultural factors can play a part in how we react to stress and ill-health and this course will explore some of these issues.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £42.00

  14. Psychology of Jung: explore your shadow

    Course Date: Wed 12 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The Swiss psychiatrist CG Jung was a pioneer of the soul and a great scholar of the 20th century. We will learn about his concepts and how they can help us in a quest for self-understanding and healing.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  15. Cross-cultural psychology

    Course Date: Sun 16 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how cultural influences shape personal and social identities, behaviours, beliefs and mental health. Examine the role of cultural diversity in our work. Open to all - counsellors, professional helpers and educators will find this useful.
    Full fee: £119.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £73.00

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