Psychology

Psychology Courses in London and Online

Our range of psychology courses provide theoretical and practical insight into the human mind, and seek to support you in learning about your own psychology and the minds and personalities of those around you. Our courses cover popular and relevant themes, including the psychology of resilience, forensic psychology, the psychology of organisational change, and the psychology of dreams, drawing on the theories and approaches of prominent thinkers including Carl Jung, Sigmund Freud and Ann Faraday.

From short, one-day courses on weekdays or weekends, to daytime and evening classes running over a number of weeks, City Lit Psychology has a range of study options to fit around your life and schedule.

Whether you work in the caring professions yourself, have an interest in gaining insight into your own psychology and wellbeing, or if you are simply seeking to delve into the fascinating world of human mind, our psychology programme has the course for you.

Courses available both in-person and online

We offer a range of courses allowing you to choose between online and in-person learning. All our courses are live, interactive, and taught by expert tutors. No matter how you prefer to learn, you’ll receive the same great City Lit experience. See our guide to online learning for more information about accessing our live online courses.

Got a question? Get in touch, email counselling@citylit.ac.uk, or call 020 7492 2530 (Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00).

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  1. Dismantling expectations
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 16 Oct 2022

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Margaret Barron
    Expectations are a sure way to end up feeling irritated or despondent. How might we live in a productive yet freer way without having expectations that others should fulfil our needs?



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
  2. Psychology of Jung: explore your shadow
    Evening, ONLINE
    Course start date:  Wed 26 Oct 2022 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Carmen Ogando
    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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £209.00 Concession £136.00
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  3. Psychology of eating
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 3 Dec 2022

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    The psychology of eating will explore how food has a major impact on our health and well-being and how this can be explained, in part, by psychology, evolution and sociatal factors. We will discuss how psychological approches and undertsanding can help with managing our relationship with food.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
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  4. Social psychology
    Evening
    Course start date:  Thu 23 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Investigate how we form our beliefs about other people, influence and relate to them. Compare what you think about the topics such as gender roles, obedience, prejudice, and discrimination with the sometimes-startling observations of social psychologiests.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
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  5. Psychology of Resilience
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 26 Feb 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    Tutors:  Carmen Ogando
    A brief introduction to the increasingly relevant topic of Resilience, in both life and the work. Much is heard about resilience and the ability to “bounce back”, but what do the Psychologists say about the subject?
    Full fee £129.00 Senior fee £129.00 Concession £84.00
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  6. Psychology of wellbeing
    Weekend
    Course start date:  Sat 18 Mar 2023

    Location on this date:  Keeley Street

    The course provides an insight into the psychologically researched factors that influence wellbeing. You will learn a range of theoretical and practical components of wellbeing and consider how you can apply them in your own life.
    Full fee £89.00 Senior fee £89.00 Concession £58.00
  7. Psychology of shame
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 14 May 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Carmen Ogando
    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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £179.00 Senior fee £179.00 Concession £116.00
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  8. Cross-cultural psychology
    ONLINE, Weekend
    Course start date:  Sun 11 Jun 2023

    Location on this date:  Online

    Tutors:  Carmen Ogando
    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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £209.00 Senior fee £209.00 Concession £136.00
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