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.

  1. 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

  2. Psychology of leadership

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 14 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is for leaders or those with an interest in leadership, its theories and practices. As well as psychological theory there will be opportunities for self-awareness, reflection and personal development.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  3. Counselling: an introduction

    Course Date: Thu 16 Jan 2020 (and 17 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Enhance your personal skills, learn more about yourself and take your first step in counselling training on this primarily experiential course, underpinned by the theory of the person centred approach.

    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: £249.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £152.00

  4. Let’s Talk Race (White Male Forum)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 17 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

  5. Counselling introduction: advanced

    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Extend your use of counselling skills and personal development in this highly experiential course. Further explore the person-centred approach and examine issues of ethics, good practice, diversity and difference. 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £119.00
    Concession: £91.00

  6. Psychology of money, wealth and wellbeing

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 22 Jan 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    What role does money play in our lives? Whether it ‘makes the world go round’ or ‘is the root of all evil’, our attitudes towards money are complex and will benefit from a deeper examination.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £143.00
    Concession: £122.00

  7. Introduction to DBT (dialectical behaviour therapy)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 2 Feb 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    An experiential introduction to the 4 modules of mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance and interpersonal effectiveness. Emotion regulation through DBT: a talking therapy with a proven track record in promoting well-being. This skills-based treatment offers a lively and engaging environment in which to learn both personally and professionally.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £122.00

  8. Let’s Talk Race (Black Female Forum)

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 24 Feb 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

  9. Let’s Talk Race (White Female Forum)

    Evening
    Course Date: Fri 28 Feb 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

  10. Psychology of dreaming

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 3 Mar 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    "The dream is a little hidden door in the innermost and most secret recesses of the psyche" (C G Jung). Whether we remember them, or not, dreams play a vital role in our lives. They show us what we are and where we are, and often urge us to become what we could be. An interest in dreams is both healthy and wise.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  11. Working with Eating Disorders and Self-Harm in Private Practice

    Course Date: Fri 24 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This course is designed for qualified counsellors and psychotherapists already in private practice or planning to set up a practice in order to help practitioners identify clients who may be at risk and to develop specialist skills and knowledge. The course will cover theoretical and medical approaches to understanding possible causes and methods of treatment for these problems as well as providing an integrative structure for working safely and effectively with eating disorders and self-harm in private practice. Students will also learn to distinguish between clients at serious risk who need to be referred on for care with a specialist multidisciplinary team and those who can benefit from individual or group work in private practice.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £108.00

  12. 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

  13. 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

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