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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.

Many of our courses are delivered online. For more information about our live online courses, please see our guide to online learning.

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 leadership

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 12 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £189.00
    Senior fee: £151.00
    Concession: £129.00

  2. Introduction to DBT (dialectical behaviour therapy)

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 31 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    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: £122.00

  3. Psychology of Resilience

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 28 Feb 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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?

    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: £71.00
    Concession: £61.00

  4. Psychology of Change: an introduction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 25 Apr 2021
    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 ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £71.00
    Concession: £61.00

  5. Psychology of addiction

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 2 May 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £159.00
    Senior fee: £159.00
    Concession: £97.00

  6. Psychology of Shame

    Psychology of shame

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 16 May 2021
    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 ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £169.00
    Senior fee: £135.00
    Concession: £103.00

  7. Psychology of Jung: explore your shadow

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 9 Jun 2021 (and 1 other date)
    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 ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  8. Introduction to Cognitive Psychology

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 10 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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.

    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: £71.00
    Concession: £61.00

  9. Cross-cultural psychology

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sun 13 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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: £129.00
    Senior fee: £129.00
    Concession: £79.00

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