Jo Spooner BA (Hons), registered MBACP

Jo Spooner BA (Hons), registered MBACP

The Dittons Counselling
Thames Ditton
Surrey
KT7

96 Ditton Road
Surbiton
Surrey
KT6

07583 404735

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The Dittons Counselling
Thames Ditton
Surrey
KT7

96 Ditton Road
Surbiton
Surrey
KT6

07583 404735

About me


Counselling can offer a safe space for you to explore such difficult, sometimes painful, issues that may be affecting you. An hour to talk, or to sit and 'just be' with a therapist can be hugely beneficial to one's wellbeing.

I offer both long and short term counselling and psychotherapy tailor-made to you. I take the best and most helpful interventions and philosophies from a variety of approaches, known as integrative counselling, and I can support you in finding helpful ways to work through the challenges you may be facing in life.

As well as a talking therapy, I can work creatively if you wish. This may include listening or playing music, drawing and painting.

As a counsellor, I do not give advice; I provide a safe and confidential space where I can support you in exploring thoughts and feelings in greater depth. The counselling process is a journey of self-awareness and discovery.

I have dealt with a wide range of personal and relationship issues. These include:

  • stress and anxiety

  • feelings of sadness and depression

  • panic attacks

  • low self-esteem

  • addiction

I work in a down to earth, compassionate manner offering empathy and support along the way.


Training, qualifications & experience

I am a qualified Integrative Counsellor and attained a BA Hons degree from Middlesex University. Throughout my training I attended weekly personal therapy where I was able to explore my own issues and experience what it is like to be ‘the client’.

I have worked in various settings as a counsellor including the NHS and for a charity which provides a specialist counselling service for people with addiction issues, their families and carers.  I also volunteered as a child counsellor for the leading national children’s charity Place2be counselling primary school children.

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) and am qualified to practice as a counsellor and Psychotherapist with adults, young people and children.


Member organisations

BACP

Accredited register membership

Fees


My fees are £40 per session payable at the beginning of each appointment by cash or cheque. I also accept online payments in advance. Should you need to cancel an appointment, I require 24 hours’ notice.

I believe that counselling should be available to all. Therefore, I am willing to offer a concessionary rate for those on a low income. These may include:

  • the unemployed

  • lone parents

  • students

Please ask for more details of these rates.

Further information


As a registered member (no: 145437) of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP), I adhere to their ethical framework. Please see www.bacp.co.uk for further information and to view their ethical guidelines.

I also attend monthly supervision and seek continual professional development.

Maps & Directions

Thames Ditton, KT7
Surbiton, KT6

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday - Saturday

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
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