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 wellbeing

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 26 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Psychology of wellbeing: The term “wellbeing” is a familiar one, but what do the psychologists say? This course explores definitions and concepts of wellbeing from a psychological perspective in the context of both life and work. There will be opportunity for self-reflection and application.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £88.00

  2. Developing Resilience: An ACT skills based approach

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 27 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The focus of a course is the approach to developing resilience, based on the principles of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Ultimately, the aim is to present students with a psychological skill set, which can help them to manage stress and to improve resilience.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  3. Social psychology

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 31 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Human-beings are inherently social and exist in complex interdependencies with each other. This has both psychological benefits and costs. How are we to understand these and other psychological dimensions of our social being?
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £90.00

  4. Using art in therapy

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 2 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Some experiences are beyond words. Using expressive arts, learn how to help your clients explore and process difficult emotions and experiences through drama, music, movement, poetry, art and masks.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  5. Group facilitation

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 3 Nov 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn how to lead groups and develop your facilitation skills through an exploration of group roles, hidden dynamics, facilitator styles, methods of intervention and stages of group development. This course is both experiential and theory based. This course is aimed at counsellors, other helping professionals and trainees.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Understanding the psychology of OCD

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 5 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course will cover the classification/characteristics of OCD. It will explore the different explanations of how OCD develops, biological and psychological as well as looking at the treatments available for OCD.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £88.00

  7. Women in Leadership

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 9 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is for women in leadership and/or seeking to develop in leadership. It draws on psychological research and current trends for women in leadership and provides a setting for reflection and personal development.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £88.00

  8. Mental health and ethnicity

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 10 Nov 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

  9. Unconscious bias

    Course Date: Fri 22 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    “We all see only that which we are trained to see.” Robert Anton Wilson.

    We will explore how unconscious bias works in our personal lives and as therapists and begin to unveil these beliefs.
    Full fee: £129.00
    Senior fee: £103.00
    Concession: £88.00

  10. Working with anger

    Working with anger

    Course Date: Fri 29 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Anger as a core feeling seeks to communicate and is not something to be aimlessly expressed or hidden. Understand it better and help your clients give a clear and coherent voice to their anger. Suitable for therapists, helping professionals and trainees. 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: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £54.00

  11. Introduction to Gestalt counselling

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 30 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    'Lose your head and come to your senses', recommended Fritz Perls, founder of the Gestalt approach. The emphasis is on being fully present in the here and now using role play, movement, body awareness and more.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £48.00

  12. Shamanic counselling: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 1 Dec 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Discover how the ancient practice of shamanism relates to modern psychotherapy and neuroscience. Explore how shamanic counselling uses the power of altered states of consciousness to resolve trauma and aid self development.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £111.00
    Concession: £95.00

  13. Colour Blindness

    Course Date: Mon 2 Dec 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    The concept of colour blindness carries an assumption of a well-intentioned state of equality. However is this fact or a myth?
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  14. Let’s Talk Race (Black Male Forum)

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Let’s Talk Race forums are therapeutic groups creating safe spaces to explore personal experiences linked to race.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £89.00
    Concession: £89.00

  15. Counselling as a career

    New Evening
    Course Date: Mon 13 Jan 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 about training and jobs in this field and gain a clearer idea of whether counselling training is for you.
    Full fee: £59.00
    Senior fee: £47.00
    Concession: £40.00

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