Joanna Hermo

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London, SW18
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About me

There are times in every person's life when things feel overwhelming, hopeless or impossible and it can be difficult knowing what to do in these moments or where to turn to for support. In my work with clients I aim to create a safe space where you can express yourself without fear of judgement or rejection.

I work integratively and use empathy to explore what is happening from your perspective to empower you to find the strength within yourself to make positive changes in your life. I am so grateful to work alongside people to help them see their own self worth and potential.

At the moment I primarily offer sessions remotely over Zoom. I do, however, also offer some 'walk and talk' and in-person sessions in Wandsworth during the week.

Training, qualifications & experience

I work as an integrative counsellor and primarily use person-centred and psychodynamic approaches to explore the thoughts and feelings a person has in the present as well as those that that they hold unconsciously from their past experiences. I also sometimes incorporate tools from other modalities such as transactional analysis and CBT depending on the focus of the session and each client's goals. 

After receiving my Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (CPCAB) I worked two days a week for a charity, providing therapy to children and adults in Lambeth. Since then I have expanded my private practice and now work with adult clients experiencing a range of issues including anxiety, depression,  financial problems, identity exploration, relationship difficulties, eating disorders and bereavement.

Recent professional training I have had has included:

  • Supporting clients with anxiety
  • Retiring the inner critic
  • Working with trauma triggers and flashbacks
  • Mental health and the body
  • Transgender identities and barriers to accessing services
  • Attachment theory in practice

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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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

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
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£60.00 - £70.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

Each 50 minute session costs £70.

I also offer a limited number of daytime sessions at a concessionary rate for students/those on a lower income. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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