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. Psychology of Change: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Change is a constant in our lives and psychology offers a great deal of help in understanding how we navigate it, understand it and harness it’s power. The course is intended for anyone interested in the subject from a professional or personal perspective.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  2. The role of attachment in counselling

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Early relationships play a key role in how we relate to others for the rest of our lives. Discover how attachment theory helps us to understand individual patterns of relating for client and counsellor and the impact on the counselling relationship . This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees. It is not aimed at people seeking help for the specific course subjects.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. Forensic psychology

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    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

  4. Psychology of addiction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 May 2020
    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
    Concession: £91.00

  5. Introduction to psychodynamic counselling

    Course Date: Fri 8 May 2020
    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

  6. Psychology of Shame

    Psychology of shame

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 17 May 2020
    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

  7. Working therapeutically with masks

    Course Date: Mon 18 May 2020
    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

  8. Personality psychology: an introduction

    Personality psychology: an introduction

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 26 May 2020
    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

  9. Introduction to psychosynthesis

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 31 May 2020
    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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  10. An introduction to DBT for Therapists

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 7 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Dialectical Behaviour Therapy is a simple and yet powerful therapeutic tool to help individuals learn how to manage themselves more effectively in everyday life situations and personal relationships, through a clearer understanding and acceptance of mind and emotion.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  11. Psychology of Jung: explore your shadow

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 10 Jun 2020
    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

  12. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 11 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A brief introduction to one of the foundational approaches in psychology. We will explore some early theories and more recent contributions to the field. as well as their relevance to 21st century life.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  13. Cross-cultural psychology

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
    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

  14. Introduction to therapeutic writing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 14 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Poetry therapy is the intentional use of poetry and other forms of literature for healing and personal growth. Learn how to introduce therapeutic writing into your work, to help people improve their health and wellbeing.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £90.00

  15. Counselling as a career

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 20 Jun 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Thinking of becoming a counsellor? Wondering about gaining a counselling qualification? In this short workshop, you will find out more about the career paths and whether counselling training is for you.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £40.00

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