Joanne Peterkin

Joanne Peterkin



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About me

Hello, I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with the British Psychological Society and HCPC, working locally for the NHS and within private practice. I am able to offer personable and professional assessment and therapy services to adults, children and families struggling with a range of emotional, behavioural or mental health difficulties.

I work collaboratively with young people, adults and families to help them think about emotional difficulties in a way that makes sense to them, and to identify and agree goals that they are motivated to work towards.

Individual therapy is available for those with emotional or mental health difficulties including depression, anxiety, OCD, post-traumatic stress disorder, difficulties with self-harm, anger, difficulties within relationships or high levels of stress.

Therapeutic approaches will be considered with you in line with your assessment and goals for therapy. Clinical Psychologists are able to take an integrative approach, drawing on different therapeutic approaches to suit you. Therapeutic approaches used include Cognitive Behaviour, Systemic (family), Cognitive Analytic, Attachment and Mentalisation-based approaches.

Workshops are also run locally and available on request, covering topics from parenting to challenging worry day to day.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a Chartered Clinical Psychologist, registered with the Health Care Professions Council (since 2012) and the British Psychological Society.

I have worked across a number of NHS services in the region including Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services, Adult, and Older Adult Community Mental Health Team.

I currently work within an Adoption Support Team and within my own private practice, seeing a mixture of children and adults.

I regularly make use of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Systemic practice, Cognitive Analytic, Mentalisation-based and DDP approaches.

I have additional training in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (Levels 1 & 2), Video Interaction Guidance (Supervisor Level), systemic practice and Mentalisation-Based Family Therapy.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited


Other areas of counselling I deal with

Family and relational difficulties, parenting difficulties.


  • An assessment for Psychological Therapy (duration up to 90 minutes) including written summary report and therapeutic plan: £175
  • Psychological Therapy sessions (duration up to 50 minutes): £90

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Maps & Directions

Cambridge, CB4

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: Unspecified
Other languages: None


Wheelchair access: Unspecified

Types of client

Young people
Older adults