Who are we?

We are Devon and Cornwall Counselling Hub, a specialist counselling training organisation.

All of our courses are designed and delivered by our team of qualified and practicing therapists, people who understand what is involved in working as an effective & successful counsellor. Our wealth of skill & experience informs the teaching at all levels of training. 


We are passionate about counselling and the counselling profession. For us counselling and teaching is far more than a job, it is a way of life. 

Our courses teach practical and useful skills and techniques designed to help you work effectively with a wide range of clients.  

Where are we based?

All our classroom courses are based at our site in South Devon, on the edge of Ivybridge, roughly fifteen minutes drive from the city of Plymouth.



When do our courses run?

Our online application forms show the options available for when beginning a course. Our schedule generally follows the academic year, starting in September and ending in July.

Why choose us as training your provider?

Our founder & course director Mark Hartshorn, has over a decade of experience in designing and delivering counselling courses, ranging from introductory counselling courses to counselling diplomas and beyond. Mark's experience includes teaching counselling in the private sector and with a local authority adult education provider. He has been a director of a counselling agency and is a practicing counselling supervisor and psychotherapist.


All of our tutors are highly qualified and are practicing counsellors. We believe that this is essential so that our work with clients informs our teaching and your learning. Click here to learn more about our team.


As an organisation we offer excellent support, including dedicated student services, so that you have a valuable training experience and the opportunity to develop your practice through  honest feedback.


The wealth of experience behind the team at Devon and Cornwall Counselling Hub, means that you are in safe hands. We understand the whole process of training to become a competent counsellor and strive to maintain high standards in the content of our courses.

Our learners charter sets out what you can expect from us during your time on our courses.


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