Jo Burns

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MA Psychodynamic Psychotherapy PG Cert Sup UKCP RMN (Ret)
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Belper DE56 & Derby DE21
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About me

Jo Burns Psychotherapy Service offers an independent specialist service for Derby and Derbyshire, Nottinghamshire, Leicestershire and the wider Midlands region.

I have over 35 years experience of working in the the NHS and have been in Private Practice since 1993. I aim to provide a welcoming, professional and integrated service focusing on your individual needs, and if appropriate, the needs of organisations.

I am a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist offering:

  • - Relationship issues
  • - Couples counselling/issues
  • - Clinical supervision
  • - Individual Therapy
  • - Critical Incident Management
  • - Mediation services
  • - Expert witness services
  • - Business coaching for Psychotherapists/Counsellors in private practice

I offer both brief and longer term therapy dependant on individual need.

I am also available to offer training supervision and training therapy for trainee psychotherapists.

I have particular interest and experience in:

- Couples Therapy
- Bereavement issues
- Working with eating disorders
- Somatic disorders
- Relationship difficulties
- Working with women therapeutically before, during and post pregnancy

My personal motivation is to provide an individual and personal therapeutic intervention specifically to meet individual needs.

Training, qualifications & experience

MA Psychodynamic Psychotherapy
Pg Cert. Supervision
Cert in Couples/Relationship Counselling
RMN (Retired)

Over 35 years experience in Mental Health and Psychotherapy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP)

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UKCP standards cover the range of different psychotherapies. Registration is obtained by training or accrediting with one of its member organisations, or by holding a European Certificate in Psychotherapy. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

UK Council for Psychotherapy
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Other areas of counselling I deal with

Anorexia Nervosa
Bulimia Nervosa
Eating Disorders
Teenagers and Adolescents
Self Harm
Couples Counselling
Affairs and betrayals
Family Issues
Relationship Issues
Post Natal


Concessions offered for

  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Individual Psychotherapy £70.00 (50 minute session)

Couples Issues/counselling £95.00 (60 minute session) £120 (75 minute session) £140 (90 minute session) £190 (120 minute session)

Individual Supervision £60.00 (60 minute session) £75.00 (90 minute session)

The fees for training and consultation with organisations are by separate negotiation, this includes work from private health providers and charities.

Missed sessions and cancellations less that 48 hours will be invoiced and non payment of fees will be pursued. Non payment of fees after 4 weeks may be submitted to the Small Claims Court.

Group supervision (By separate negotiation)

Note: Reduced fees for Psychotherapists and Counsellors in training and students may be negotiated.

Corporate Daily Rates/ Daily Training Rates £350 per day, £200 per half day

Report writing by individual negotiation

Fees are requested to be paid at the beginning of each session.
Please be aware that in the case of cancellation or missed appointments less than 48 hours before the time of the booked session, an alternative appointment can be arranged if possible, however, if this is not possible, the full fee will be required.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Tuesday 8.00 - 19.00 (Early evening sessions prioritised for Couples Therapy)

Wednesday 8.00 - 16.00

Further information

Street Parking is available.
There is a 15 minute bus service from Derby to Duffield and there is also an hourly train service. Directions from these services on request.
Please feel free to contact me with any questions.

19 Melbourn Close, Duffield, Belper, Derbyshire, DE56 4FX

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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There is not disabled access although the therapy is room is on the ground floor with adjacent cloakroom facilities.

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I have considerable experience as a clinical supervisor, accumulated throughout my career.

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