Speech therapy courses at Build 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 Build 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 Build 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 and how taking an intensive stammering management course at Build 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 Build learner Tony with his stammering; how he worked with ideas of 'identification','desensitisation' and 'modification' and discovered a greater sense of acceptance.
* Read Jeff's story about learning not to let his stammer hold him back
Connectivity today: email us at [email protected] 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.
Course Date: Thu 22 Feb 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis is a powerful approach to therapy. You'll learn to work more effectively with negative thoughts and feelings through acceptance and mindfulness work. You'll also learn how to identify, and move towards, valued goals and directions in your life.Full fee: £139.00Senior fee: £85.00Concession: £85.00
Course Date: Thu 22 Mar 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThe 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: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Mon 29 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetThis 2-day interactive course is for speech and language therapists who wish to advance their stammering therapy skills with adults who stammer, and will cover topics such as stammering modification work, cluttering, acquired stammering as well as case discussion.Full fee: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Sat 28 Apr 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIncrease your effectiveness by saying what you want to say assertively. Develop assertiveness and effective communication through discussion and role play. Issues addressed are: saying no, making requests, responding to criticism and saying what you feel.Full fee: £59.00Senior fee: £59.00Concession: £59.00
Course Date: Wed 4 Oct 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDo 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: £229.00Senior fee: £140.00Concession: £57.00
Course Date: Wed 1 Nov 2017
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop 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.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Thu 10 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your personal effectiveness in the workplace, working on issues including using the telephone, interview techniques, presentation skills and communicating in meetings.Full fee: £89.00Senior fee: £54.00Concession: £54.00
Course Date: Mon 11 Jun 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDesigned 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: £369.00Senior fee: £369.00Concession: £369.00
Course Date: Mon 25 Sep 2017 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIf 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: £279.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £170.00
Course Date: Sat 3 Mar 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLooking for a job or thinking about changing jobs? Daunted by the thought of the interview process? This two-day workshop will increase your prospects for success by helping you develop your interview skills. You’ll learn how to plan and prepare for an interview, project yourself positively, deal with your stammer more effectively and manage stress and anxiety.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Thu 3 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn 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: £199.00Senior fee: £199.00Concession: £199.00
Course Date: Wed 2 May 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn how to focus your awareness, cultivate calmness and develop non judgemental acceptance, using a range of mindfulness practices. Apply speech techniques more effectively and facilitate your work on avoidance reduction.Full fee: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00
Course Date: Mon 19 Feb 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDevelop your personal and professional effectiveness by learning and practising key prioritisation and assertiveness skills. This course will help you to improve your time management and to communicate more confidently in a variety of workplace situations.Full fee: £79.00Senior fee: £79.00Concession: £79.00
Course Date: Fri 19 Jan 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetPresenting 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: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Thu 18 Jan 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIn 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: £149.00Senior fee: £149.00Concession: £91.00