Jo Atkins

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BA Hons Counselling. MBACP Accredited member. Dip Supervision
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Epsom, Surrey, KT17 1SN
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This professional is accepting new clients but may have a waitlist. Please enquire with them directly to discuss availability.

About me

I am an experienced and BACP accredited (UKRCP Reg Ind) counsellor, supervisor and trainer working in Ewell Village, Epsom. As an integrative therapist I work using a range of tools and techniques including Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT).

If you want to change, counselling can be your first step in a successful course of therapy. I offer couples and individuals counselling, including young people.  I work to either a short term focused basis or with longer term therapy where helpful.

I aim to help you identify the specific issues that are troubling you and move you to explore and understand these and work with techniques for resolving them in a confidential and safe environment.
Issues that can be successfully worked with include:
Relationship Issues including emotional, sexual and physical abuse.
Couples Issues including affairs and betrayls, separation and divorce, fertility problems, miscarriage and abortion.
Family and Child related Issues including conflict mangagement and resolution.
Anger Management, Anxiety and Panic Disorders (Generalised Anxiety Disorder), Depression, Eating Disorders, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Phobias, Loss and Bereavement, Low Self Esteem and Confidence, Personality Disorders and many others.
I have experience working with addiction issues and support those following the 12 step programme.  This includes porn and sex addiction.

Recent testimonials:"When I met Jo, I was finding it hard to work, see my friends, sleep or even eat. Jo showed me the way to overcome my issues and gain a greater understanding and acceptance for who I am. The techniques and knowledge she gave to me have left me secure in who I am and confident to live a fulfilled life." D

"I am not sure whether I would have come through the last year without Jo's help. When I first met Jo I was in a very dark place. She brought me back from the brink. She is empathetic and understanding, a fantastic listener, and provides sound practical and emotional advice. With her guidance, I am now
confident that I can deal better with the trials and tribulations that a demanding professional work and busy home life bring. My family and I are so grateful for her kindness and perspective, something easily lost when in the midst of illness. There are bound to be potholes and troughs along the way, but I know I can always rely on Jo if I need assistance. Thank you Jo, from the bottom of my heart, I will always be thankful." K

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Counselling University of Surrey
Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling
Certificate in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
Certificate in Couples counselling
Specific courses: Eating Disorders, Self Harm and Suicide, Mindfulness. Personality Disorders, Coaching.
Therapeutic Diploma in Counselling Supervision (level 6 degree equivalent)
Diploma in Integrative Aromatherapy

Anusara Elements yoga Teacher - teaching individuals and groups

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Online email, Skype and telephone counselling also available.
I work with young people on a range of issues including low self esteem.
I have experience working with addiction and support those following the 12 step programme.  This includes porn and sex addiction.

I am qualified Supervsior.  I also run CPD workshops in the Surrey area for therpists.

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£75.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Aviva
  • Axa Health
  • BUPA
  • Cigna
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Individuals £75 per 50 minute session
Couples     £90 per 60 minute session
I am listed with the following insurance providers: BUPA, AVIVA, Nuffield Health, CIGNA and WPA.
Employees assistance programmes.

When I work

Monday 8am to 8pm. Tuesday 8am to 7pm. Wednesday 8am to 8pm. Thursday 8am to 8pm. Adhoc appointments on Fridays and Saturdays.

Further information

My practice is located in Ewell Village near Epsom in a dedicated room, providing a safe, comfortable and secure environment with absolute privacy. There is free parking on site or local car parks close by. 
If you are unable to travel I can consider travelling to you.  This includes couples with very young children.
I am also a qualified supervisor and provide one-to-one and group supervision.

I deliver webinars and seminars on Mental health and Well-Being to UK companies and Global organisations

Cheam Road, Epsom, Surrey, KT17 1SN

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

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In person

My private counselling and supervision practice is in Epsom, Surrey with onsite parking.

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