Jo Stephens BA (Hons) Counselling, MBACP

Jo Stephens BA (Hons) Counselling, MBACP

82 The Ridgeway

07547 476855

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About me

My name is Jo Stephens and I offer Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy in the Southend-On-Sea area. I am based in Chalkwell, Essex at Southbourne Physiotherapy, which is situated 3 minutes walk from Chalkwell station and 45 minutes from London Fenchurch Street Station. Having personal experience of anxiety and depression I work with adults and adolescents to alleviate symptoms of anxiety; health, GAD and social etc, depression, low self-esteem and confidence, relationship issues, anger, abuse, dissociation, bullying, workplace relationships and bullying as well as providing assertiveness training. I use the skills I have (Counselling, Psychotherapy, Hypnotherapy, NLP, Schema therapy) to enable individuals to explore their own identity, perception, decisions or even future plans. It is my role to enable, empower and facilitate change if wanted to individuals I work with and have some fun along the way. I am currently undertaking a Master's Degree level of education in Psychology to deepen my knowledge. Please feel free to speak to me about your requirements.

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a registered member of the BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) and work within the ethical framework of this organisation. I have an up-to-date DBS check.

BA (Hons) Counselling

NLP Certificate

Ericksonian Hypnotherapy Certificate

Essex Institute of Clinical Hypnosis:

Cert. Hyp.

Smoking Cessation

Psychosexual Dysfunction Specialist

Futurefit Training:

Nutrition and Weight Management adviser

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise

Childhood Nutrition and Obesity prevention

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy per session - £50

Smoking cessation - £150 in total (for up to 3 sessions)

Nutrition and Weight Management (8 week course) - Individual sessions and group sessions:

Individual sessions priced at £20 per session (£160 in total)

Group sessions priced at £15 per person (minimum of 4 persons)

Nutrition for Sport and Exercise - £20 per session

Childhood Nutrition and Obesity Prevention - £20 per session

Maps & Directions

Southend-on-Sea, SS0 8NU

Type of session

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

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair user access:

My counselling/therapy room is on the ground floor.


Monday - closed Tuesday 11.30 am - 21.00 Wednesday - 11.30 am - 14.30 Thursday 11.30 am - 20.30 Friday 11.30 am - 21.00 Saturday - closed Sundays - closed

Types of client

Young people