Training Courses In Speech & Language Therapy at City Lit

We offer a range of short continuing professional development courses for qualified speech and language therapists, on topics such as adult stammering therapy, mindfulness, acceptance and commitment therapy, effective counselling skills and prioritisation and assertiveness skills.

We can also offer bespoke and onsite professional training to teams on the above topics. Please contact us to discuss your needs.

In addition, we offer an introductory two-day workshop, ‘Speech and language therapy as a career’, for people interested in becoming a speech and language therapist.

We regularly organise stimulating and highly popular one-day conferences. Watch the highlights from our 2016 conference, Stammering Pride and Prejudice

Want to know more? Contact us by email: speechtherapy@citylit.ac.uk or telephone: 020 7492 2579.

  1. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 3 Jun 2020
    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

  2. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 9 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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

  3. Acceptance and commitment therapy for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 11 Jun 2020
    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.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  4. Follow-up day counselling skills: a course for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Fri 19 Jun 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Designed for SLTs who have attended our three-day course ‘Effective counselling skills’, this experiential one-day workshop will help you consolidate your knowledge, skills and practice. Exact course content will be negotiated with participants; potential topics include skills practice in triads and groups, practical trouble-shooting of clinical issues you may have encountered in your work and working creatively.



    Group number is limited to 12, so early booking is recommended. Once you’re enrolled on the course, we will contact you regarding your hopes and expectations, so that the course content is tailored to your needs and work context.
    Full fee: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  5. Facilitating aphasia communication groups

    Course Date: Tue 21 Jul 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    A course for speech and language therapists, speech and language therapy assistants and aphasia group facilitators.



    This interactive and experiential workshop will explore creative and effective ways to run conversation groups with people with aphasia. There will be contributions from service users and opportunities to observe examples of activities and resources used at City Lit.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  6. Introduction to mindfulness for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 18 May 2020
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

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