Speech therapy

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.

  1. Speech and language therapy as a career

    Course Date: Tue 13 Nov 2018 (and 1 other date)
    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

  2. Refresher workshop for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 23 Nov 2018 (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 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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £60.00
    Concession: £60.00

  3. Follow-up day mindfulness skills

    Course Date: Fri 7 Dec 2018
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn 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: £99.00
    Senior fee: £99.00
    Concession: £99.00

  4. Interiorised stammering

    Course Date: Tue 15 Jan 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

  5. Stammering therapy: stage 1

    Course Date: Thu 17 Jan 2019 (and 1 other date)
    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.
    Full fee: £279.00
    Senior fee: £279.00
    Concession: £170.00

  6. Public speaking in the workplace for people who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 18 Jan 2019
    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

  7. Advanced working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 28 Jan 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    This 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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  8. Refresh, revise and develop your stammering therapy skills

    Course Date: Thu 31 Jan 2019 (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

  9. The Build 7-day intensive course for adults who stammer

    Course Date: Fri 8 Feb 2019 (and 3 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. This course runs between 8-12 February, then 11-12 March.
    Full fee: £289.00
    Senior fee: £202.00
    Concession: £87.00

  10. Voice production for people who stammer

    Course Date: Sat 16 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase 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: £109.00
    Senior fee: £66.00
    Concession: £66.00

  11. Prioritisation and assertiveness for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Mon 18 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop 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: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  12. Working with adults who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 25 Feb 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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 between 25-27 February 2019, with a follow-up day on7 October 2019.
    Full fee: £459.00
    Senior fee: £459.00
    Concession: £459.00

  13. Effective communication in the workplace

    Course Date: Fri 8 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Develop your personal effectiveness in the workplace, working on issues including using the telephone, interview techniques, presentation skills and communicating in meetings.
    Full fee: £89.00
    Senior fee: £54.00
    Concession: £54.00

  14. Counselling skills for recently qualified speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Sat 16 Mar 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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.
    Full fee: £79.00
    Senior fee: £79.00
    Concession: £79.00

  15. Acceptance and commitment therapy for people who stammer

    Course Date: Wed 1 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Learn 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  16. Introduction to mindfulness for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Thu 9 May 2019
    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: £199.00
    Senior fee: £199.00
    Concession: £199.00

  17. Public speaking for people who stammer

    Course Date: Mon 13 May 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase 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: £149.00
    Senior fee: £149.00
    Concession: £91.00

  18. Effective counselling skills for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Wed 5 Jun 2019
    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

  19. Assertiveness for people who stammer

    Course Date: Sat 8 Jun 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Increase 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: £59.00
    Senior fee: £59.00
    Concession: £59.00

  20. Motivational interviewing for speech and language therapists

    Course Date: Tue 16 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    Motivational Interviewing is a short-term, empathic and practical counselling approach used to support change. It helps us as therapists explore and resolve ambivalence with our clients, while motivating them to make changes in a manner congruent with the client’s own values and concerns. This skills-based workshop will introduce you to a range of motivational interviewing techniques and give you the opportunity to practise them in a safe environment. The course is suitable for speech and language therapists working with any types of client group, carers and families.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

  21. Facilitating aphasia communication groups

    Course Date: Wed 17 Jul 2019
    Location on this date: KS - Keeley Street
    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 Build.
    Full fee: £109.00
    Senior fee: £109.00
    Concession: £109.00

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