Speech therapy

Speech Therapy Courses in London

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.

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

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 speechtherapy@citylit.ac.uk 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.

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  1. Stammering therapy
    Evening,ONLINE
    Course Date:  Mon 4 Oct 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn 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 specifically for people who stammer /stutter.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £153.00 Concession £44.00
  2. Interiorised stammering
    Evening,ONLINE
    Course Date:  Wed 6 Oct 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    If 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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £219.00 Senior fee £153.00 Concession £44.00
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  3. Speak out, find your voice: public speaking for people who stammer
    Evening,ONLINE
    Course Date:  Tue 12 Oct 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Speaking in front of a group can often feel daunting. This course will give you lots of opportunities to practise speaking in front of a supportive group. 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 supportive and constructive feedback from the group and course tutor.



    Specifically for people who stammer/stutter or clutter.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £60.00 Concession £20.00
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  4. Speech and language therapy as a career
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Wed 13 Oct 2021 (and 1 other date)

    Location on this date:  Online

    Are 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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £60.00
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  5. Working with adults who stammer
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Wed 27 Oct 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Designed for speech and language therapists, this four-day interactive workshop will cover assessment and selection, stammering modification, interiorised stammering, cluttering, acquired stammering and an introduction to mindfulness. Opportunity to practise teaching techniques to clients included.







    This course runs for three days (27-29 October), plus a follow-up day on May 11.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £499.00 Senior fee £499.00 Concession £499.00
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  6. Advancing your practice (for speech and language therapists)
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Thu 4 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This course is for speech and language therapists working with adults or young people who stammer wishing to develop their practice. It will provide opportunity to update your knowledge and learn from peers.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £99.00 Concession £99.00
  7. The City Lit 7-day intensive course for adults who stammer
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Mon 8 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn 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 ways of managing difficult thoughts and feelings. This intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time and will be delivered ONLINE. It runs for five days Monday to Friday, then two follow-up days a few weeks later.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £249.00 Senior fee £174.00 Concession £50.00
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  8. Interview skills for people who stammer
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Mon 15 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Looking for a job or thinking about changing jobs? This one-day workshop will increase your prospects of success by helping you to develop your interview skills. You’ll learn how to project yourself positively and practise strategies to manage your fears of stammering.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £39.00 Senior fee £27.00 Concession £8.00
  9. Resilience and wellbeing for speech and language therapists
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Thu 18 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    This is a time of challenge for many of us. Learn practical skills to help you manage difficult thoughts and feelings and move your life forward in positive directions. Whilst directly relevant to the workplace these skills will impact on all areas of your life.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £139.00 Senior fee £139.00 Concession £139.00
  10. Difference not defect: stammering activism, empowerment and pride: a course for people who stammer and speech and language therapists
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Fri 19 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Learn more about the social model of disability and stammering pride in a shared and collaborative learning environment.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £41.00 Concession £12.00
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  11. Refresher workshop for people who stammer
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Fri 26 Nov 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Feeling 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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £59.00 Senior fee £41.00 Concession £12.00
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  12. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists
    ONLINE
    Course Date:  Wed 1 Dec 2021

    Location on this date:  Online

    Designed 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.



    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee £399.00 Senior fee £399.00 Concession £399.00
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  13. Improvisation for people who stammer
    Evening
    Course Date:  Mon 24 Jan 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    Develop your spontaneous communication and expressiveness through Improvisation. Discover how to embrace more of your natural spontaneity and expressiveness, within a playful and supportive space. Discover more flow in communication with others and explore what helps you achieve this.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £99.00 Senior fee £69.00 Concession £20.00
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  14. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists
    Course Date:  Thu 16 Jun 2022

    Location on this date:  KS - Keeley Street

    The two major goals of ACT are acceptance of experience that is out of personal control and taking committed action towards living a valued life. On this workshop you'll learn how this is achieved and ACT's relevance to speech and language therapy.



    This course takes place in the classroom, please follow this link to find out what we are doing to keep you safe: Staying COVID-19 secure at City Lit
    Full fee £199.00 Senior fee £199.00 Concession £199.00
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