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.
Speech therapy classes helped me make my wedding speech
Discover how speech therapy courses helped David Ekong build up the confidence to make his wedding speech and take on new opportunities.
Course Date: Fri 23 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetFeeling a bit rusty when it comes to working on your stammering? If you have already completed some therapy either at Build 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: £99.00Senior fee: £60.00Concession: £60.00
Course Date: Fri 7 Dec 2018
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn ways to help clients develop emotional regulation skills and become more grounded. Explore how mindfulness can improve the relational quality of therapy and identify when mindfulness approaches may be contraindicated.Full fee: £99.00Senior fee: £99.00Concession: £99.00
Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 2019 (and 2 other dates)
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: Thu 17 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn strategies to help you speak more easily. You'll also work on becoming less sensitive about stammering, reducing avoidance strategies and developing self confidence.Full fee: £279.00Senior fee: £279.00Concession: £170.00
Course Date: Fri 18 Jan 2019
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: Mon 28 Jan 2019
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: Thu 31 Jan 2019 (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
Course Date: Fri 8 Feb 2019 (and 3 other dates)
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetLearn 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. This course runs between 8-12 February, then 11-12 March.Full fee: £289.00Senior fee: £202.00Concession: £87.00
Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetIncrease your understanding of how voice is made and analyse your own voice production and how it is affected by your stammering. Practise techniques such as relaxation, posture, breathing and voice onset.
Full fee: £109.00Senior fee: £66.00Concession: £66.00
Course Date: Mon 18 Feb 2019
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: Mon 25 Feb 2019
Location on this date: KS - Keeley StreetDesigned 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 between 25-27 February 2019, with a follow-up day on7 October 2019.Full fee: £459.00Senior fee: £459.00Concession: £459.00
Course Date: Fri 8 Mar 2019
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: Sat 16 Mar 2019
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: Wed 1 May 2019
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: Thu 9 May 2019
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