Jo Ann Rushton
I’m a registered psychoanalytic psychotherapist, able to offer counselling and therapy to adults and older adolescents.
I work with people from all walks of life who are struggling with psychological or emotional difficulties, however they manifest: for example, feeling stressed at work, experiencing more generalised anxiety, not being able to concentrate, having relationships that break down, experiencing sexual problems.
Many of us encounter problems at certain times in our lives, and it can be very helpful to talk to a therapist in a safe and confidential environment about your thoughts, your feelings and any specific conflicts or issues you are facing.
I mainly offer open-ended treatment but do have some availability for more time-limited work.
My consulting room is close to Winchmore Hill BR station (15 min from Finsbury Park station) and within walking distance of Southgate tube station.
Training, qualifications & experience
I am a British Psychoanalytic Council Registered Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist, and a Member of the British Psychotherapy Foundation. I have experience of working in private practice and the NHS.
I am a member of the Enfield Psychotherapy Association.
Registered / Accredited
Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.
British Psychoanalytic Council
The British Psychoanalytic Council (BPC) is a professional association, representing the profession of psychoanalytic psychotherapy.
The organisation is itself made up of fourteen member organisations and BPC accredits the trainings of its member organisations. An individual who qualifies from one of these trainings is then eligible for entry into the BPC's register.
BPC registrants are governed by a code of ethics, a policy of continuing professional development, a statement on confidentiality and a complaints procedure. The BPC is a Member Society of the European Federation for Psychoanalytic Psychotherapy in the Public Sector (EFPP). Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.
Accredited register membership
Accredited Register Scheme
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Areas of counselling I deal with
Concessions offered for
My fee is £60 for one session per week. For people who come more frequently the fee is negotiable on an individual basis.
I have a small number of low fee places available.
I work Monday to Friday and have some early morning and evening appointments.
I have worked extensively with NHS teams who are struggling to thrive. In relation to this work I hold a MA degree from the Tavistock NHS Trust.