Jo Oliver

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Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hi I’m Jo and a very warm welcome to my page. You have probably clicked here because you are going through a difficult time or have certain things in your life that are troubling you? I’m a qualified counsellor based in Didsbury and I help people who struggle with low self-esteem, anxiety and negative thinking to realise their worth and live a more authentic life.

As a recovering people pleaser and anxiety disorder sufferer, I know how debilitating self doubt and not feeling good enough at our core can feel.  And  how it can destroy our confidence in all areas of our life. I've been there. And I know through my own personal journey just how powerful counselling can be. 

Do you...

Constantly overthink, criticise yourself and compare yourself to others?

Live in a constant state of negativity and overwhelm - never feeling good enough no matter how many compliments others pay you or how well you are doing?

Pretend everything is 'fine' on the outside, but underneath you're racked with anxiety and self doubt?

Beat yourself up constantly and set impossibly high standards for yourself?

Struggle with a challenging relationship with a critical parent or significant other?

Try to please others and worry constantly what people think of you?

Would you like to feel...

Liberated - from the negativity and self doubt that was 'running the show' in  your mind. 

Insightful - you finally have insight as to why you've been feeling and behaving the way uou do.

Empowered - you now understand how and why your anxiety and negative thoughts are triggered and have coping tools to manage them so they no longer overwhelm you.

Calm - You can now relax and sleep better at night rather than replaying conversations over and over in your head.

Inspired - you realise for the first time your feelings are valid, you have needs and have learned how to get them met

Excited - you feel more confident to try new things and make changes in your life that you never thought possible

Through counselling, you will be welcomed and accepted exactly as you are in a safe space away from judgements or advice from others.  You will gain self awareness and coping tools, empowering you to calm your mind of negative chatter.

If any of this sounds familiar and you’re tired of ‘putting on a brave face’, then I may be the counsellor for you. Please contact me for a free, no obligation 15 minute chat so we can see how I could help you.

Please reach out - It's OK to not be OK. And I'd love to help.

Warm wishes


Training, qualifications & experience

Level 5 Advanced Diploma in therapeutic counselling (2013)

Level 3 certificate in counselling skills

Level 2 certificate in counselling concepts

Working with Imposter syndrome and low self esteem

Depression, Anxiety and CBT

Healing your inner child

Working with Core Beliefs of ‘Never Good Enough.’ 

Working with Clients Who Struggle with an Inner Critic

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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Therapies offered

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£55.00 per session

Additional information

£55 for a 55 minute session

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

Online and face to face sessions available

Didsbury, Manchester, Greater Manchester, M20

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)

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