Jo Nichols MBACP (Accred)

Jo Nichols MBACP (Accred)


01223 369505

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About me

I am a BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist with over 16 years experience as a therapist.

I am able to offer both short and long term therapy.

I have a special interest in relationship and interpersonal difficulties,difficulties stemming from childhood, work related issues, low self esteem, anxiety and depressive symptoms.

I have a variety of techniques to use during your therapy which allows for a flexible approach to meet your needs; including the use of Relational and CBT (Cognitive Behavioural Therapy) techniques.

I am also experienced in working with Childhood Survivors of Sexual Abuse; including working with traumatic experiences.

Training, qualifications & experience

Training and Qualifications:

BACP Accredited (2009)

Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling and Psychotherapy - Psychodynamic (2003)

Training in working therapeutically with Childhood Survivors of Sexual Abuse (Choices training 2003)

Practice Experiences and previous work settings:

16 years’ experience as a counsellor/psychotherapist -private practice.

Various NHS settings including the Psychological Wellbeing Service (IAPT - High Intensity Integrative Therapist) and the Psychological Treatment Services (Addenbrookes Hospital - Honorary Therapist)

13 years Employee Assistance Program Counselling - work related stress and other issues.

Voluntary sector Agency Counsellor (specifically working with women)

Short courses and workshops:

Working with Deliberate Self Harm

Working with trauma

Childhood Survivors of Sexual Abuse (Choices 2003)

Working with loss and complicated grief issues

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Obsessional behaviours, social anxiety, health anxiety, loss and adjustment issues, parenting difficulties.

General counselling.


One hour individual sessions £50.

Some sliding scale availability.

Further information

Please contact me for further details or to arrange an assessment session.

Assessments last for one hour approximately.

Session length is one hour.

I primarily work with adults aged 17 and upwards but am also able to work with younger people.

Current Enhanced DBS check.

BUPA registered.

Skype sessions available.

Maps & Directions

Cambridge, CB4

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: Yes
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme