Feroza (Jo) Mathieson MBACP, BA Hons, PGCE

Feroza (Jo) Mathieson MBACP, BA Hons, PGCE


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About me

Jo offers a holistic, bespoke therapy process incorporating relaxation, meditation & art therapy techniques to support client's needs. Jo addresses clients spiritual, emotional, cognitive, social and physical needs as part of their therapy process

Jo is a qualified Integrative Counsellor accessing all psychotherapy modalities, & a Life/Work/NLP Coach with over 25yrs prior experience of using counselling skills within education, early years & management. Her holistic approach enables her to offer a bespoke therapy process to all age ranges.

Jo is a member of the BACP, has been CRB checked for over 10yrs consecutively and accesses regular training and supervision.

She has taken a wide range of supporting/managing/supervisory & mentoring roles and worked with people of all ages experiencing a diverse range of issues and constraints affecting their physical, emotional, cognitive and social abilities. Jo also delivers well-being training to organisations, is a Reiki Master & Trainer, NLP/Life & Work Coach, a Complementary Therapist and has also studied Crystal & Colour Therapy.

Jo has also been a training consultant supporting early years & education providers with bespoke training packages.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Counselling Concepts
  • Counselling skills
  • Diploma in Integrative Counselling
  • Clinical Supervision Certificate
  • BA (Hons 1st class) Early Childhood Studies (1998)
  • PGCE
  • Advanced Crystal Therapy Diploma
  • Colour Therapy Diploma
  • NLP Coaching
  • Life & Work Coaching
  • Anatomy & Physiology
  • Various Massage Therapies
  • Mindfulness/Breathworks
  • Reiki Master & Trainer Initiated
  • Hypnotherapy & Past Llife Regression

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Other areas of counselling I deal with

I also offer reduced rates for counselling clients, such as life/work coaching, massage/aromatherapy, Reiki therapy, meditation and relaxation sessions as well as exploring the self through art. Past clients have welcomed this as an extension to their well being.In addition I offer stand alone parenting sessions, covering a range of common areas to enhance understanding and relationships with children & young people that have been past counselling clients.   Email for further information


Individual £35 per session (initial assessment ½ price)
Couples £55 per session
Concessions for elderly/unwaged £20
Counselling Students in Training £25
General Students in Training £25
Supervision for Student Counsellors in training £45
Family Therapy: £75.50 per session
One-to-One Parenting Programme: £35 per session (6 week programme)
Exploring the Self through Art: £45 per session (all art materials provided)

Holistic Therapies:
Relaxation & Meditation: £35 per session
Chakra Balancing: £35
Reiki: £35
Reiki Training/Initiation; email for more details
Mindfulness Self-Help:dealing with illness/pain/negativity: £35 (min 3 sessions)
Hopi Ear Candle with Facial Massage & Reiki: £45
Hypnotherapy: £55
Past Life Regression - Initial Assessment: £40
Past Life Regression: £70 - followed my debriefing/counselling (1.5hrs) - followed by debriefing/counselling

Working Practise:
Long term individual therapy
Short term counselling for specific issues
Relationship work, involving couple and individual sessions
Family, staff or other group development

Group workshops/CPD - email for more details
Home visits possible

Further information

Her work in education has included group work through art, meditation, music and relaxation, all of which she incorporates in her work where appropriate. Her interest in arts, music and spirituality also inform her holistic approach in client work.

Jo has worked therapeutically with children from as young as 3yrs in nurseries through primary, secondary & further education with young people, adults & disadvantaged individuals. Jo is experienced in both group and individual work.

Jo has worked within a charity as well as private practise and runs local classes to promote the well being of others.

Jo’s management roles in a range of organisations have enabled her to gain extensive supervision skills and experience in guiding, supporting and working in partnership with supervisees.

Jo has worked with a wide range of issues including: depression, chronic fatigue, sexual abuse, bereavement, fears/phobias, drug & alcohol abuse, domestic violence, relationship issues, self harm tendencies, illness, work related stress, cultural issues, sexuality, all types of abuse, eating disorders, parenting issues, bullying, bipolar, family issues, self-esteem/confidence and homelessness.

Travel Information - Free off road parking available. Buses traveling from Stockport to Manchester on the A6 and A34 can be accessed

Maps & Directions

Manchester, M19

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme