Psychology Courses in London

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.

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

  1. Psychology of Change: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 26 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £54.00

  2. Forensic psychology

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Apr 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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'.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £179.00
    Senior fee: £179.00
    Concession: £90.00

  3. 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

  4. Psychology of Shame

    Psychology of shame

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 17 May 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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 ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £127.00
    Concession: £97.00

  5. 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

  6. Psychology of Jung: explore your shadow

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 10 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: Online
    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 ‘How will I be taught’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £139.00
    Senior fee: £139.00
    Concession: £85.00

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Psychology and counselling

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 20 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Explore the connection between these related but different disciplines. This bird's eye view of how psychological theories underpin counselling practice will cover humanistic, cognitive behavioural and psychoanalytic approaches. What do psychologists think about the effectiveness of counselling?
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £63.00
    Concession: £48.00

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