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.

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. Stammering therapy: stage 1

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 30 Sep 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  2. Communication group for people with aphasia

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do 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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  3. Total communication group: moving on

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do 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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  4. Total communication group

    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Do 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: £229.00
    Senior fee: £140.00
    Concession: £57.00

  5. Interiorised stammering

    Evening
    Course Date: Wed 2 Oct 2019 (and 2 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  6. Speaking with Clarity: Speech Therapy for People who Clutter

    Evening
    Course Date: Mon 7 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Cluttering can be present as the only communication challenge or alongside stammering. The course aims to help people gain greater awareness of their speech and to develop more effective communication strategies.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  7. Speak out, find your voice: public speaking for people who stammer

    Evening
    Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Find 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  8. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 8 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £60.00

  9. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 16 Oct 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £369.00
    Senior fee: £369.00
    Concession: £369.00

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

    Course Date: Mon 4 Nov 2019 (and 4 other dates)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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 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: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  11. Improvisation for people who stammer

    Weekend
    Course Date: Sat 16 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Use various tools to get to know your own voice, and understand how your voice is influenced by stammering.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £54.00
    Concession: £54.00

  12. Refresher workshop for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 22 Nov 2019 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £60.00
    Concession: £60.00

  13. Managing stammering in the workplace

    Course Date: Fri 29 Nov 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your personal effectiveness and confidence when speaking in the workplace. This course will help you to manage stammering and to communicate clearly in situations such as presentations, meetings, telephone calls and interviews.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £60.00
    Concession: £60.00

  14. Public speaking for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 17 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £60.00
    Concession: £60.00

  15. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Evening
    Course Date: Thu 30 Jan 2020 (and 1 other date)
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

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