Speech therapy courses at City Lit provide specialised training for adults who stammer - delivered by our team of highly experienced specialist speech and language therapists.
- 40 years experience of providing specialist courses and support for adults who stammer or stutter, including City Lit Fellow, Ed Balls
- UK and international centre of excellence with a broad range of courses
- Daytime intensive courses, evening courses and short workshops available
- Well-developed follow-up programme to provide ongoing support
- Professional training courses for qualified speech and language therapists.
- Speech Therapy at City Lit was awarded the Queen's Anniversary Prize in 2007 in recognition of our innovative and ground-breaking work.
Watch student stories:
* Learn more about how you can manage your stammering by watching a video of City Lit learner Alfanso who talks about his stammer and how taking an intensive stammering management course at City Lit has made a life-changing difference to his speech. Alfanso talks before and after he attended the course – see the transformation yourself...
* Discover how our speech therapy courses helped City Lit learner Tony with his stammering; how he worked with ideas of 'identification','desensitisation' and 'modification' and discovered a greater sense of acceptance. Watch his video
* Read Jeff's story about learning not to let his stammer hold him back
Get in touch today: email us at email@example.com or call us 020 7492 2569 to arrange an advisory session - this personal and free service will help you choose the right course for you.
Speech therapy classes helped me make my wedding speech
Discover how speech therapy courses helped David Ekong build up the confidence to make his wedding speech and take on new opportunities.
Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn strategies to help you speak more easily. You'll also work on becoming less sensitive about stammering, reducing avoidance strategies and developing self confidence. Designed specically for people who stammer /stutter. Please note that this course runs on Mondays, with only one session (March 15) on a Thursday.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Mon 1 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf you often manage to conceal your stammering (also known as stuttering), this course will help you to understand your particular type of stammering, reduce negative feelings, learn strategies to speak more easily and develop self confidence.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £121.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you experience some difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? In this group you can learn additional ways to improve your communication. The activities will include social conversations and discussions, with a chance to share your experiences, as well as some structured work.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £140.00Concession: £57.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you experience considerable difficulties expressing yourself following a stroke? Extend your communication skills in a supportive group. Use total communication strategies such as gestures and pictures to effectively get your point across in conversations.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £140.00Concession: £57.00
Course Date: Wed 3 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo you have significant difficulties expressing yourself and understanding what other people say? Develop your communication skills and discover new strategies such as using pictures, gestures and facial expressions to support your speech in this small group.Full fee: £229.00Senior fee: £140.00Concession: £57.00
Course Date: Tue 9 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFind your voice, be seen and be heard. Discover your own unique power, confidence and speaking style and learn how to connect with your listeners. Develop strategies for managing your nerves before and during public speaking tasks. Get lots of public speaking practice with supportive and constructive feedback from the group and course tutor. Specifically for people who stammer/stutter.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Tue 9 Oct 2018 (and 2 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetAre you interested in becoming a speech and language therapist? This two-day workshop gives you all the information you need to know. It covers training courses in the UK, what the job involves, career structure, pay and hints for a successful interview, plus the unique opportunity to meet clients.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Wed 17 Oct 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDesigned for SLTs working with any client group, this interactive workshop will help you develop practical counselling skills. Topics include developing the therapeutic relationship, boundaries, ways of responding, paraphrasing, reflecting, questioning, immediacy, self disclosure and loss.Full fee: £369.00Senior fee: £369.00Concession: £369.00
Course Date: Tue 23 Oct 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetMotivational Interviewing is a short-term, empathic and practical counselling approach used to support change. It helps us as therapists explore and resolve ambivalence with our clients, while motivating them to make changes in a manner congruent with the client’s own values and concerns. This skills-based workshop will introduce you to a range of motivational interviewing techniques and give you the opportunity to practise them in a safe environment. The course is suitable for speech and language therapists working with any types of client group, carers and families.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Thu 1 Nov 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to focus your awareness, cultivate calmness and develop non-judgemental acceptance, using a range of mindfulness practices. Apply speech techniques more effectively and facilitate your work on avoidance reduction.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £85.00Concession: £85.00
Course Date: Mon 5 Nov 2018 (and 4 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn strategies to help you speak more easily, work on becoming less sensitive about stammering (also known as stuttering), reduce avoidance strategies and be introduced to mindfulness. This short intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time. It runs from 5-9 November, then 10-11 December.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £139.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Fri 23 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFeeling a bit rusty when it comes to working on your stammering? If you have already completed some therapy either at City Lit or elsewhere, this workshop offers you the ideal opportunity to revise what you’ve learnt so far, practise your speech techniques and to become more open about, and desensitised to, stammering.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Fri 7 Dec 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn ways to help clients develop emotional regulation skills and become more grounded. Explore how mindfulness can improve the relational quality of therapy and identify when mindfulness approaches may be contraindicated.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00
Course Date: Fri 18 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetPresenting information clearly and effectively is vital to getting your message or opinion across. This two-day workshop is about developing key presentation skills and confidence when speaking to a group of people, whether it’s giving a formal or impromptu presentation, contributing to a meeting or taking part in a discussion.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Mon 28 Jan 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer, and will cover topics such as stammering modification work, cluttering, acquired stammering as well as case discussion.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00