Jo Moores CTA UKCP registered

Jo Moores CTA UKCP registered

Gtr Manchester

07709 284 445

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Gtr Manchester

07709 284 445

About me

I am a fully qualified and experienced psychotherapist offering a warm, thoughtful and professional approach to individual and couples counselling, psychotherapy and coaching. I have extensive skills and experience in working with attachment and relationship issues, shame and self criticism, anger management, bereavement and grief, perfectionism & OCD, anxiety, depression, panic attacks and PTSD among many others.

I have been a practicing therapist since 2005 and have helped hundreds of people to make significant and lasting changes in their lives. Most of my work is with individuals, and I am happy to provide an assessment and talk you through your options. I also have significant experience of working with couples. If you are having a rough patch in your relationship and want a safe space to work through your current difficulties, strengthen your capacity for good effective communication and deepen your capacity for intimacy and independence then contact me for more information or to book an appointment.

I work by exploring both your past and present experiences of your self and others, so that you can be empowered to take charge of your emotions, heal old wounds, rediscover a sense of calm and create more satisfying relationships in the present. I also practice EMDR, a NICE approved therapy intervention which has proven to be successful in the treatment of PTSD and other mental health difficulties.

I also have significant experience in management and workplace related issues and can offer calm and thoughtful coaching interventions designed to explore and resolve work based dilemmas.

I became a therapist following my own powerful personal journey of change. As a result of these experiences, I am passionate about the potential of therapy to help us lead more meaningful and emotionally satisfying lifes, with greater richness and vitality.

'And the day came when the risk to remain tight in the bud was more painful than the risk it took to blossom'
( Anais Nin).

I offer a free 30 minute (or one hour payable at half my normal fee) initial consultation to individuals to help you decide if therapy is the way forward. I charge my full fee for couples.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Certified Transactional Analyst
  • EMDR trained
  • Worked as Attachment Therapist with children and young people
  • Training in Couple and Group work
  • PGCE Health Promotion
  • BA (Hons)
  • Common Purpose 1 year Leadership Course
  • Coaching Skills (Accreditation by Relational Dynamics Ltd) Action Learning Set Facilitation Training and Delivery Experience

I am a member of UKCP, UKATA and IARTA and am bound by their professional codes of conduct and ethical frameworks.
I have over 25 years experience of working with people as practitioner and senior manager in the voluntary and community sector, working with people who self harm, are drug dependent or street homeless. I have been practicing as a therapist since 2005 and have helped hundreds of people to make profound and lasting changes in their lives.

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I offer a free initial consultation where I can tell you if and how I can help and you can decide if I am the right practitioner for you.This is thirty minutes for an individual session. I charge my full fee for couples.

I charge £48 per hour for individuals and £50 per hour for couples and have 2 concessionary places available in my practice at discounted rates. I offer an EMDR package that costs £55 per hour.

I am available daytime Monday - Friday and Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday evenings

I offer both short, solution focused and long term therapy to suit your needs.

Maps & Directions

Manchester, M21

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None

Types of client

Older adults
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