Are you feeling anxious, have periods of low mood, feel overwhelmed or are maybe finding it difficult to cope?

Perhaps you are struggling with a specific loss, life event or relationship or taking a positive step to improve your mental health?

I offer a calm, safe and confidential space to explore life challenges or trauma from the past, in current lives or anxieties/concerns around the future.

Together, working towards positive change and growth, which may be through acceptance and understanding or by making changes to the way clients view themselves or the world around them.

About Me

A fully qualified and experienced counsellor offering in-person counselling sessions in Dorking, Surrey and online across the UK.

I work intergratively incorporating a number of recognised and established therapies, tailoring my approach to my clients needs. Using predominantly the person centred approach but also introducing problem solving and coping strategies, if needed, which are more goal focused to help move forward with positivity.


  • School counsellor through Place2Be (current position alongside private practice)
  • St Catherine’s Hospice - providing counselling for families/loved ones with anticipatory grief as well as bereavement
  • The Counselling Partnership - affordable one-to-one counselling to adults facing a variety of difficulties e.g.; depression, bereavement, anger, stress, anxiety, abuse, loss, phobias, post-traumatic stress, relationships, self-esteem, trauma and work -related issues.
  • Volunteer at SHOUT - 24 hour crisis helpline


  • BA (Hons) Psychology - Cardiff University
  • Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Levels 2 & 3 Counselling Skills

Other information

  • Fully insured and ICO certified
  • Member of British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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My Clients

Every client is unique presenting with different challenges. These are some (not all) of the issues my clients bring to explore in a safe and non judgemental space. I currently offer counselling to adults (18+ years).

anxiety or stress

Anxiety/ feeling anxious

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Depression/feeling depressed or periods of low mood

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Feeling sad, lonely

or overwhelmed

Low self esteem


Feeling stressed, burnt out, demotivated

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Issues with relationships; partners, divorce, friends, family, parenting

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Difficulty coping with life in general, after a life event or living with a chronic illness

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Using unhealthy coping strategies e.g. alcohol or disordered eating

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Jo made me feel so comfortable and relaxed, I talked about things I hadn’t talked about before with anyone. I feel so much calmer and at ease in my life now. Jo helped me at a difficult time in my life, more than she will ever know.

Client testimony

FAQs & Fees

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What happens next?

Our initial 20 minute consultation will be a space for you to explain the reasons for seeking therapy and what you hope to achieve . It is also to understand and clarify the way we will work together and begin to create a plan for your therapeutic journey. If at the end of your initial consultation, you decide to continue with counselling you will be given an agreement to read and an opportunity to discuss any further questions/concerns you have during our first session.


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Do you offer short-term and long-term counselling?

Both. Each session will ideally be at the same time each week and be 50 minutes in length. After the initial consultation it will be discussed as to whether short-term (usually 6 weeks) or longer-term therapy is required. Regular review sessions (every 6 weeks) can revisit this if you are not sure.

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How much does a session cost?

  • Initial online consultation (15 minutes) – free of charge/no obligation
  • For an individual face to face or online session (50 minutes) - £55

Fees to be paid 48 hours in advance of the session. I offer some concessionary rates for those with limited income. Please ask me for details.