Mark Hartshorn

Mark Hartshorn

Course Director and Tutor at all Levels.

Mark is an experienced counsellor, therapist, supervisor and trainer with a private counselling practice in Plymouth.  He has been delivering counselling qualification courses since 2008 and has been teaching personal development for over 15 years.  He is passionate about counselling and teaching and teaches in a way that makes learning accessible to everyone.


Mark is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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Jo Schroeder

Assistant Course Director and Co-Tutor Levels 4 - 6

Jo is an integrative counsellor, therapist and supervisor working in private practice. She has been teaching with the hub since 2016 and is trained to facilitate groups. 


She has a great deal of knowledge and wisdom to share, based on her extensive research and understanding of working in the field of therapy. Students regularly report that her invaluable insights have helped them enormously during their training.


She is committed ethical practice and is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.

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Joyce McGrath

Level 2 - 4 Tutor

Joyce is a qualified counsellor, therapist and trainer with a great deal of experience in delivering counselling qualification training in the South West. She was a long-term trainer with Cruse Bereavement Care and other SW training organisations before joining the Hub team. Joyce works in private practice in Devon and also offers CPD training across the county.

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Jay Treryth

Level 2 - 4 Tutor

Jay is a counsellor in private practice in Cornwall.  He has worked with addiction at Freshfields in Cornwall with recovering addicts as well as in a counselling agency in St Austell where he gained experience of working with a wide range of clients and problems.  Today, he works in private practice in Cornwall and is a registered member of BACP.  Jay also teaches on our level 2, 3 and 4 courses.





Kirsty Kell

Internal Quality Assurance

Kirsty has taught level 4 at the hub as a co-tutor and has moved into supporting our IQA work for the current academic year.  She works in private practice in Torbay.





Michelle Lewis


Michelle assists with the behind the scenes admin at The Hub.  She deals with enrollments, accounts and payment plans as well as ​generally helping to keep everything running smoothly.  It may be Michelle that you speak to if you ring The Hub.


Nathalie Clark

Level 2 and 3 Tutor

Nathalie is a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP). She is an integrative counselling psychotherapist in private practice and has worked with clients in school, LGBT and addiction charity settings.

She is pleased to combine her past experience of delivering training and development as a Personnel Manager with her current counselling experience to enable others to reach their counselling goals.


Chloe Hale

Internal Quality Assurance

Chloe is a qualified counsellor and has a wealth of experience in the field of teaching.  She oversees all of our courses and assesses the standard of teaching and assessment throughout the organisation.  Her reports are highly acclaimed by CPCAB, our awarding body.


Kate Day

Independent Compaints Reviewer

Kate is an experienced trainer, therapist an supervisor.  She is also our Independent Complaints Reviewer.  Although we have never had to draw on her services to review a complaint, students can be assured that if they are unahppy with the outcome of our internal complaints procedure, it will be reviewed by an independent person.

Contact Details

Tel     01752 492174

Mob   07817 933105



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