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About me

Hallo there and thank you for taking time to look at my profile. I can explain a little about my experience to date, I have worked in the NHS for 17 years in various mental health settings, I have been able to work alongside those experiencing personal challenges and have found it a real privilege to be part of clients ability to share and be part of their recovery.

My working model is the Integral which means that I have many different tools such as person-centered and CBT to use during a session and so provide a custom fit form of therapy.  As well as exploring the important issues from your past I am able to provide a solution focused therapy to look at ways to look towards the future and begin to set personal goals that feel achievable for you.

I am offering a safe and therapeutic relationship in which to explore issues and concerns that you may have. If you feel that we could work together please do feel free to either send me an email or a message on my work number and we can arrange a time to have an initial free 10 minute chat on the phone just to check that you feel comfortable with talking to me.

I do look forward to working alongside you to explore your thoughts and feelings.

Training, qualifications & experience

Volunteering for Chelmsford and District Mind offering a counselling service.

17 years mental health experience with the NHS working with all aspects of mental health.

Diploma in Integral Therapeutic Counselling- Anglian Ruskin university.

Foundation Degree in Mental Health Science- Essex University

Life Coaching

Working over different online platforms delivering therapeutic intervention effectively.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Equine therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis
  • Transpersonal psychology

Fees

From £30.00 to £40.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Prices start at £30.00 per session.

Other modes of counselling available.

Zoom/Whatsapp/Skype

Telephone

Email

Availability

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

My working availability stated here can change often as clients finish their sessions with me so please don't be put off if the time you need is not available. 

Further information

Full DBS check yearly

Full Indemnity Certificate

Registered member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Brightlingsea
Colchester
Essex
CO7

Type of session

Online
Phone

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Organisations
Employee Assistance Programme

Key details

DBS checked

Online platforms

Skype
Whatsapp
Zoom
Jo Oxford MBACP - Mental Health Counsellor, Life Coach

Jo Oxford MBACP - Mental Health Counsellor, Life Coach