Jo Kierstead

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Ad Dip Psy C
Available for new clients
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Dereham NR20 & Midhurst GU29
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I'm accredited with a Level 5 Professional Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling Practice, and years of experience as a person-centered counsellor and hypnotherapist.

If you're experiencing anxiety or depression, stress, low self-esteem, low self-confidence or are feeling sad and stuck and want something to change, I'm a qualified, committed professional willing to offer you a tailored therapeutic relationship. 

Please feel welcome to get in touch.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling
  • Level 5 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling Practice
  • Working with sexual and gender diversities
  • Patient Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression 
  • Disordered eating - the link between emotions and food
  • Suicide awareness and risk 
  • Mental Health First Aider
  • Qualified Hypnotherapist
  • British Sign Language Level 1

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

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National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

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In 2013 the NCS register was accredited by the Professional Standards Authority under the Accredited Voluntary Register Scheme. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
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Areas of counselling I deal with


£40.00 - £60.00
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs

Additional information

Everyone is different so it's hard to pinpoint how much time together we'll need. We would aim to meet regularly at a set time - each session is 50 mins and is often scheduled at a set time to help keep momentum and consistency. 

Please feel welcome to ask about concessions.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Whatever your issue, please get in touch to talk about what you're looking for, and when you'd like to start, and I'll get back to you straight away (usually within 24 hours).

Further information

I offer you space to explore your feelings. You'll feel safe and valued, there's no judgement here.

My role is to help you grow to feel more empowered and learn to live your life in a more satisfying and resourceful way.

​If you feel ready to talk, I'm here to listen and look forward to hearing from you.

Swanton Morley, Dereham, NR20

Midhurst, West Sussex, GU29

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Additional languages

British Sign Language Level 1.

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