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Jo Turner, Dip. Psychodynamic Mar. Th., MBACP (Accred).

Newbury RG14 & Marlborough SN8
01672 563054 07773186660 Registered / Accredited
Newbury RG14 & Marlborough SN8

About me

Online therapy sessions for couples and individuals using Zoom can be arranged with flexible appointment times.

I provide relationship counselling in the Newbury and Marlborough areas for clients who are; married, single, co-habiting or separated, heterosexual, gay, lesbian and from different ethnic backgrounds. Providing a safe and confidential space within which you can be heard and supported. Relationships can be complex and there are often many factors which have an affect, such as, finances, psychosexual issues, career, parenting, trust, affairs, resentment, family tensions, depression, to name a few.

As a psychodynamic relationship therapist (trained at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships), I work with clients to facilitate an understanding of their relationship difficulties, making links with their family, parental and past experiences and their current relationship issues.

Our ways of relating to others are formed in early childhood and during our developmental stages, with our parents, care-givers, siblings, peers and the family unit. These formative years are the basis of our uniqueness and influence how we conduct our relationships as well as our choice of partner. We develop strategies over the years to help us to cope with the complexities of life, in particular how we manage our feelings about ourselves as individuals and in relation to others.

Relationship Counselling helps individuals and couples to think about the often complex issues which are affecting them, some of which are;

  • anger
  • resentment
  • sexual difficulties
  • separation and divorce
  • trust issues
  • family tensions
  • financial matters
  • affairs
  • conflicting views and values
  • being parents
  • managing children in the relationship

Making a decision to talk through these difficult emotions can feel like a daunting prospect at first. However, finding some space to talk and explore your feelings, then quite often relief and insight can be found. These days our lives can be socially complex and we try our best to interweave our relationships with the demands of everyday life.

I am a member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy, 026857_print_logo.jpg

membership no. 576308 and work within the framework and guidelines of the B.A.C.P.

Training, qualifications & experience

Certificate in Psychodynamic Counselling at the W.P.F (Westminster Pastoral Foundation), London

Post Graduate Diploma in Psychodynamic Martial and Couple Therapy. U.E.L. Accredited. Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London

Extensive clinical experience at the Tavistock Centre for Couple Relationships, London and in private practice.

Member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy.

Accredited by the B.A.C.P. (British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy).

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.

BACP

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Relationship issues
Couples psychotherapy
Individual counselling for those with relationship dilemmas

Therapies offered

  • Couples counselling
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy

Fees

Regular Counselling sessions fees are between £50 and £ 60 for individuals and couples.  Regular session fees are negotiated during your assessment session.  

I allocate some session slots for those who require low cost counselling.  Please enquire and we can discuss your needs in more detail.

I offer a 1 hour assessment session within which we are able to discuss your needs and decide whether we wish to work together going forward.

Further information

Parking available close by.

Disabled access available at certain locations and can be discussed in further detail.

LOCATIONS:

I offer several locations to choose from which suit your needs and the availability of session timings.

Therapy Rooms are located in central Newbury and also at another location (10 minute drive) from Newbury.

Therapy Rooms are located in central Marlborough and also at another location (10 mins drive) from Marlborough.

6 A London Road
Marlborough
Wiltshire
SN8 1PH

2nd Floor
47 Cheap Street
Newbury
Berkshire
RG14 5BX

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Wheelchair user access

Availability

I try to offer flexibility with appointment times, working evenings and daytimes.

Online therapy sessions using Zoom software, with flexible appointment times.

Types of client

Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme
Jo Turner, Dip. Psychodynamic Mar. Th., MBACP (Accred).

Jo Turner, Dip. Psychodynamic Mar. Th., MBACP (Accred).

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