Dr Joanne Milner
I offer a bespoke therapy package tailored to your individual needs. This may be one specific therapy or an integration of the range of therapies on offer to work with your difficulties to best effect.
You will receive a professional service from a clinical psychologist with extensive experience of working with adults with the full range of mental health difficulties. Professional registration with numerous bodies that require continued training and supervision guarantees that the service you receive is of a high quality.
I also offer professional clinical supervision from numerous perspectives including Cognitive Analytic Therapy, Compassion Focused Therapy/ Mindfulness and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (not BABCP).
Training, qualifications & experience
HCPC registered Practitioner Psychologist (HCPC)
British Psychological Society (BPS) Chartered Psychologist
Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy Practitioner and Supervisor (ACAT)
Doctorate In Clinical Psychology (mainly Cognitive Behavioural Therapy but including Systemic and Psychodynamic intervention).
Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing Level 3 Certificate
Numerous trainings in Compassion Focused Therapy/ Mindfulness
Parents as Partners Certificate (from Tavistock relationships)
I have worked as an NHS psychologist since 1997. Since 2003 I have worked with clients experiencing complex mental health problems and psychosis. This means that they are often experiencing multiple problems altogether such as depression, anxiety, low self esteem, addictions, trauma symptoms, psychotic symptoms, obsessions/compulsions, sleep issues and other symptoms representing mental distress. I have a special interest in working with clients who have experienced PTSD particularly complex PTSD and trauma.
I have a background in delivering further and higher education courses as well as inhouse NHS professional training programmes.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Affairs and betrayals
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder
- Avoidant personality disorder
- Binge-eating disorder
- Bipolar disorder
- Body dysmorphic disorder
- Borderline personality disorder
- Carer support
- Dependent personality disorder
- Domestic violence
- Drug abuse
- Eating disorders
- Emotional abuse
- Family issues
- Feeling sad
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Hearing voices
- Histrionic personality disorder
- Internet addiction
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Narcissistic personality disorder
- Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
- Obsessive-compulsive personality disorder
- Panic disorder
- Paranoid personality disorder
- Passive aggressive behaviour
- Personality disorders
- Physical abuse
- Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
- Postnatal depression
- Pregnancy and birth
- Relationship problems
- Schizoid personality disorder
- Schizotypal personality disorder
- Seasonal affective disorder (SAD)
- Separation and divorce
- Sex addiction
- Sex problems
- Sexual abuse
- Suicidal thoughts
- Work-related stress
- Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
- Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
- Compassion-Focused Therapy
Prices: £100 per 50-60 min session
EMDR £150 per 90 min session
We offer 10% discount for current NHS, Fire Service, Police and Armed Services employees - on production of proof status.
We offer 10% discount for Armed Services Veterans - on production of proof of status.
Payment by BACS, cash, Paypal, card or cheque.
Sessions available within and outside of office hours including weekends and evenings.
Typical sessions required 16 (plus 1 optional follow up) although this is variable. We will discuss the number of sessions required following your initial assessment session.
Sessions can be also be offered at a location in Jesmond, Newcastle.
Maps & Directions
Type of session
|Face to face counselling:||Yes|
An alternative accessible therapy room can be organised at our premises. Please specify this need in advance of your first session.
Within and outside of office hours including evenings and weekends.
Types of client
|Employee Assistance Programme|