About me

​Hi, my name is Jo and I am here to provide you with the space to explore why you are feeling the way you do. I  have worked with many different people and many different issues. I realise that no two people are the same and I provide a non-judgmental space for you to speak to me in confidence about anything that is bothering you, anything that is stopping you from moving forward and issues from your past and present that might be holding you back. I am a qualified counsellor and work in an integrative way which means I take different models of counselling and tailor the interventions I use to you as an individual client and the issues you may present. I work at your pace and am happy to tailor the amount of sessions to suit the needs of you as my client. I always work in a person centred way and put you, the client at the centre of the work, the focus is always on you. I am a kind hearted, friendly, empathic person and this shows through in my work with clients. I will always be honest and will walk alongside you on your journey, wherever that may take us. 

I have a comfortable and confidential space in which to meet. I always try to accommodate clients and make sessions accessible for you. I can offer telephone sessions and online sessions if this suits you better. The room is situated on the ground floor of Holmfield Mills in Halifax so there are no issues for anyone with access requirements. 

Training, qualifications & experience

​I am a qualified counsellor and a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy. I completed my training at Leeds Beckett University. I have undertaken work with clients in recovery from addiction, anxiety, depression, trauma, sexual abuse, low self-esteem, hearing voices and experiencing psychosis. I have worked with people who want to deal with the present and also those who wish to look into the past. I am able to work with clients aged 16 and above. As a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) I work according to its Ethical Framework.

As well as my counselling work, I currently work for Mind in Bradford as a Wellbeing Practitioner providing mental health support on a one to one basis. I work with the Hearing Voices team, supporting people who are experiencing hearing voices. I am able to work with the Maastricht Interviewing technique which is tailored to people hearing voices. I am very passionate about my work and I have a lot of experience with working with mental health and supporting people, especially young people. 

Member organisations

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Fees

Additional information

I charge £45 per session

Sessions last 50 minutes

1-3 Brighouse & Denholme Road
Denholme
Bradford
West Yorkshire
BD13 4HG

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Jo Keenan

Jo Keenan