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Welcome to Step by Step Counselling College

Welcome to Step by Step Counselling College, Newton Abbot.

Thank you for visiting our website.


Our Courses

Level 2 Certificate in Counselling 

Next course starting May 2022


Our Level 2 Certificate in Counselling is the perfect introductory course. This engaging course allows you to see if the world of counselling is for you. Want to ask us a question? Please email us.

Advanced Certificate in Counselling 
(Level 3 Equivalent)

Next course starting September 2022!


Our Level 3 Certificate in Counselling is the perfect course if you want to learn about yourself, learn the skills of counselling and dip your toes fully into the water. Want to ask us a question? Please email us.

Level 4 Diploma in Counselling

By Popular Demand, Extra Dates Starting July 2022


Looking to train as a professional counsellor? Join us on this experiential road, where you will learn about yourself, the clients you will be working with and how to find YOUR way of working with clients. Want to ask us a question? Please email us.

Step In Evening

An Evening of Self-Awareness, Learning and Development
Running on the 11th May 2022

Come and join us here at Step by Step Counselling College for an informal evening of time away from the world to learn about yourself, become more self-aware and learn skills to help you to cope with day-to-day life. Want to ask us a question? Please email us.

Employee & Team Development Workshops for Businesses 

Bespoke workshops and courses to help your employees to develop.

Whether you need a one day workshop or a full course we can help. Please email us.

Student Testimonials

"Love the feedback, it helps know how I am doing and things that I need to incorporate into future work." 

- NH

Our Tutors

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Simon Heath

Tutor & Partner

Hello, I am Simon; a tutor and partner at Step by Step Counselling College and an Ecotherapist and Supervisor – specialising in walk and talk therapies - I have a strong belief in the power of (re)connecting with nature as part of the therapeutic process.  Before setting up Step by Step with Becky, I was a counselling tutor for six years, and before that worked in a variety of environments including a prison, hospitals and a watermill.  My passion in teaching, focuses on growth through personal development and cultural identity, and I am really excited to be able to bring these and many other creative elements together in my teaching.

Becky Whittaker

Tutor & Partner

Hi, my name is Becky and I am a partner and tutor here at Step by Step Counselling College. Simon & I developed the college to be a warm, supportive and rich space to learn in. I am an experienced counsellor and supervisor, with over a decades experience of working in private practice. I have always had a very special interest in working with student counsellors on their road through to qualifying, so I created and host the podcast You, Me & The Counselling World. I have past experience in training and mentoring, so it is time to bring my skills together, with my passion for helping, to grow confidence. I am looking forward to helping you to become the counsellor you want to be. 

Henri Treece


Hi, I'm Henri. I moved from a successful career in International Banking, People Management and Training and found a love of counselling. I was able to transfer my people skills in setting up a counselling service which included emotional telephone support and issue focussed training for unpaid carers across Devon. My passion then turned to teaching and I have been working as a counselling tutor for the last 10 years. My current role will be coming to an end in 2022 and I have been privileged enough to be able to join this wonderful team and continue to help others fulfill their passion for counselling. Feedback that I regularly receive is that by being my truly unique & genuine
self, I have given others the courage to do the same.

“To care of another individual means to know and to experience the other as fully as possible.”
― Irvin D. Yalom


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