Jo Thomas

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Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

How I work 
I can help you work through your problems by developing your self-awareness using Person Centered Therapy in a safe, non-judgmental, and confidential way. 

I work at your pace to dig deep into your feelings and get to the root cause of why you feel the way you do. This helps with low self-worth, low self-esteem and depression by increasing your understanding of who you are and enabling you to release yourself from behaviours that are no good for you anymore.

I also offer guided meditations and mindfulness sessions for you to use in your own time. My clients tend to use these to help with anxiety, sleep or to find some peace and calm. 

Who I work with

I’ve counselled clients who have experienced:

  • Bereavement
  • Low mood
  • Stress
  • Poor health
  • Loss from suicide
  • Crohn’s Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis

I support people who have bowel conditions because I know how tough it can be due to my own experiences. Stress can be a huge trigger for flares, so talking through your issues or using meditation to manage your stress can help with symptoms. I've used self-counselling and meditation to manage my own symptoms successfully for over 5 years. 

Meditations

I have meditations that can help with:

  • Stress
  • Anxiety
  • Health
  • Sleep
  • Low mood
  • Self-acceptance
  • Grounding
  • Mindfulness

How to get in touch

To get started, you can call, text or email me to arrange your first session or an initial phone call to talk about what your looking for from counselling. The initial call is free and informal and it shouldn't take longer than 15 minutes. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling as a Person Centred Therapist.

I am registered with NCPS and I follow their ethical framework to ensure that I work with clients in a safe and competent way.

I also have a Diploma in Meditation. I create my own meditations to help with all kinds of issues, and they range from beginners level up to advanced, depending on your comfort levels.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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NCPS
National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society (NCPS)

The National Counselling and Psychotherapy Society

This Not For Profit association of counsellors and psychotherapists aim to support the counselling profession, members and training organisations.

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

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society
Accredited Register Scheme

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

National Counselling & Psychotherapy Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease - IBD
  • Crohn's Disease
  • Ulcerative Colitis
  • IBS

Fees

£45.00 - £55.00
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Sessions are for 50 minutes and prices listed are per session.

  • Telephone Counselling - £45
  • Home Visit - £55

When I work

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Further information

I offer telephone counselling, home visits and meditation.

Telephone counselling is great if you're not local, you don't feel comfortable with online counselling, or you struggle to get out and about. You can have sessions from your own home at a time that suits you.

Home visits can be arranged locally for counselling and meditation so please get in touch if this is what you are looking for.

Meditations are available as pre-recorded sessions or in a written format.

Scarisbrick, Ormskirk, Lancashire, L40

Type of session

Phone
Home visits

Types of client

Adults
Older adults

Key details

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I offer sessions in your own home for people who struggle to get out and about.

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