Welcome to Heartwood.  
One of the South West's leading providers in accredited training courses in counselling.  We offer courses that are professionally recognised.  Whether you are wondering what being a counsellor is all about, or if you are already a qualified counselling practitioner, we have a training course to help you to the next stage of your journey to becoming a counsellor or developing your counselling practice.
New to counselling training?

Enrol on our Introductory courses...  click here for more information

Ready to become fully qualified? 

Our ABC Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling is the course for you!

Already a practicing therapist?  

We have an exciting range of advanced specialist training to help you expand your skills and knowledge

Looking for a great place to train as a counsellor?   

Then you have found it: Heartwood provides fully accredited counselling training for students who want to enter the profession.  Our Diploma is suitable for BACP (British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists) and NCS (National Counselling Society) membership.  We have a team of experienced and highly qualified staff who offer a safe and supportive learning environment.  We have been training counsellors for over a decade and thousands of students have studied with us!

We believe in offering our students the highest quality of teaching with constant support and guidance to support you on each step of the journey.

You are in good hands!

We are proud of the training we provide.  Please take some time to explore our website to see what we offer.  You can register an interest in training with our online form.   Our staff are also happy to meet with you to discuss your next step and show you around our beautiful centre.

All of our staff are registeredmembers of BACP and our level 4 Diploma students are able to apply for membership of the BACP.

Office Hours:

Please feel free to call us on 01803 865464

Office hours* 10am - 3pm  Wednesday and Friday

*Out of term time, hours vary, but leave a message and we will return your call!

Please bear with us whilst our website is undergoing a spring makeover!  Lots of information is currently available, but more will be gradually added over the next 2 weeks about our exciting new  range of courses on offer.  Feel free to contact us for more information, or to be added to our mailing list.
Enrolling now!
For our highly regarded Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling!  Wednesday and Thursday options starting in September 2016.  

Contact us for an application form or to book an interview!

Also taking applications for:
  • Level 5 Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Level 6 Diploma in Clinical Supervision
Post-Qualification Courses for Qualified Counsellorsinclude:
  • Diploma in Working with Children and Young People
  • Diploma in Relationship and Couples Counselling
  • Diploma in Bereavement Counselling
  • Diploma in Creative Interventions