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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.

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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. Refresher workshop for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 11 Dec 2020 (and 1 other date)
    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

  2. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Wed 16 Dec 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    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

  3. Speaking with Clarity - for People who Clutter

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 14 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Cluttering can be present as the only communication challenge or alongside stammering. The course aims to help people gain greater awareness of their speech, develop more effective communication strategies and to build confidence in speaking.

    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: £69.00
    Concession: £20.00

  4. Interiorised stammering

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 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

  5. Stammering therapy

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 19 Jan 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

  6. Counselling skills for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Fri 22 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Develop and practise a range of essential core counselling skills to help you work with emotional issues you will encounter as an SLT. You will receive feedback and learn through experience and reflective practice. This course is suitable for recently qualified therapists as well as therapists in training.

    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. Refresh, revise stammering therapy

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 28 Jan 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    In a supportive group you will work on desensitisation and practise your stammering management strategies. Become more confident by learning how to problem solve and extend your comfort zone.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £55.00
    Concession: £16.00

  8. Public speaking for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 29 Jan 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Presenting 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.

    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

  9. The City Lit 7-day intensive course for adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 8 Feb 2021 (and 3 other dates)
    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 short intensive course will enable you to make maximum progress in minimum time. This course runs between 8-12 February, then 15-16 March 9.30-17.30 every day.

    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

  10. Debating skills for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 5 Mar 2021 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: Online
    Debating involves generating persuasive arguments and communicating these effectively with your audience. Practising this skill will help you to develop your confidence in both delivering planned content and thinking on your feet, skills that are applicable to a range of situations such as presentations, meetings and interviews. This course is specifically for people who stammer and will provide a supportive environment for you to work on your speech and communication.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £69.00
    Senior fee: £48.00
    Concession: £14.00

  11. Working with adults who stammer: a course for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 24 Mar 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 (24-26 March), plus a follow-up day on 4 October 2021.

    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

  12. Introduction to mindfulness for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 17 May 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Learn the elements of mindfulness-based stress management and mindfulness-based cognitive therapy. Experience a range of mindfulness practices. Background theory is included and relevance for clients and therapist well-being benefits will be explored.

    This course will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £239.00
    Senior fee: £239.00
    Concession: £239.00

  13. Making space: for people wanting to talk and reflect about stammering

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    Take the opportunity to talk about stammering and its impact on your life in this safe space. This course is a discussion group with the topics led by its members. This course it most suited to people who have had speech therapy and are now looking for opportunities to reflect and discuss the issues that are important to them.

    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: £49.00
    Senior fee: £34.00
    Concession: £10.00

  14. Effective counselling skills for SLTs

    Course Date: Wed 9 Jun 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

  15. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 17 Jun 2021
    Location on this date: Online
    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 will be delivered online. See the ‘What is the course about?’ section in course details for more information.
    Full fee: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

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