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

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

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

  1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. Advancing your practice (for speech and language therapists)

    Course Date: Fri 25 Jun 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

  8. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 2 Dec 2020
    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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