Joanne Harratt

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Blaby LE8 & Lutterworth LE17
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Sometimes life can be overwhelming , worries and anxieties inhibit our daily life. Whether it be present or past issues making our everyday become more challenging, I can offer you a safe place where you can explore your emotions and thoughts without being judged or advised. A place where you will be listened to and heard. I believe that by exploring why we feel or react a certain way, or why we keep making the same choices, we can become more aware and understanding of ourselves allowing for growth and change.

My work is client led and I work upon each clients individual needs. Counselling gives you a time that is just for you, a place to reflect on what is going on for you in your life, a space to be heard. As well as working in private practice I also volunteer for a charity for men that have been victims of sexual abuse and rape.

Finding the right counsellor for you can feel daunting, please feel free to contact me with any questions you may have. The initial consultation is about you  seeing how you feel in the room and if you feel comfortable with me. It is a time where you discuss what you are looking for from counselling and see how we can work together.  

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (Counselling & Psychotherapy Central Awarding Body)

Certificate of Higher Education in Psychodynamic Counselling (University of Leicester)

Complicated Grief – Patrick Cawley - 2019
Transactional Analysis – John Monk Steel - 2019
Solution Focused Therapy – Naomi Whitehead - 2019
Hearing Voices – 2018
Effective Anger Management tools for working with men – 2017
Attachment Theory – Sir Richard Bowlby
Creative Interventions - LWCC
Intrusive Thoughts
Understanding and Working with survivors of sexualised traumas – Zoe Lodrick
Lone Working - Oakwood
Suicide Awareness and Mental Health - Oakwood
Couples Counselling – John Monk-Steel


For over three years I volunteered for a charity for women with complex needs, some having suffered from domestic violence and sexual abuse. For the last two years I have volunteered for a charity for male victims of rape and sexual abuse.

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
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 - £60.00

Concessions offered for

  • Keyworkers
  • Trainee counsellors

Additional information

Please contact me via my email address.  After that, if you wish too, I will arrange to see you for an introductory session. This gives you a chance to see how you feel in the room and I can answer any questions you may have. It also gives you an opportunity to see if you feel comfortable with me. There is a charge of £50.00 for this session and there is no obligation to continue with any further sessions if you do not wish to.

Further sessions are charged at £50.00 and last for 50 mins. 

I offer a £40 discounted rate for POLICE & other Emergency Services personnel.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Working from a room in Blaby on Fridays and a room in Lutterworth on Tuesdays. 

Reflections Therapy Alliance, Blaby Civic Centre, 22-24 Leicester Road, Blaby, Leicestershire, LE8 4GQ

Lutterworth Pilates and Therapy Centre, First Floor, 9 High Street, Lutterworth, Leicestershire, LE17 4AB

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Joanne Harratt
Joanne Harratt