Dr Jo Seely
(CPsychol, PgDip CBT, DClinPsy, MSc, BA Hons)

I am a Clinical Psychologist, an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Behavioural Couple Therapist and an EMDR Therapist. I am also an experienced Clinical Supervisor of other Psychological Therapists.

With over twenty years of experience in the NHS and privately, I have worked in a variety of settings and have had the privilege of meeting people from all walks of life. I have supported individuals and couples, using evidence-based psychological therapy, to manage and overcome mental health difficulties ranging from mild to severe. 

I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC). I am also a chartered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and an accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist with the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP).

My academic qualifications include:

  • Post graduate diploma in CBT (Distinction) 
  • Post qualification training in Behavioural Couple Therapy
  • EMDR Europe Accredited Training 
  • Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • MSc in Applied Psychology
  • BA (Hons) in Psychology

The difficulties I have helped people manage and overcome include: stress, depression, anxiety difficulties such as panic, generalised anxiety / worry, phobias, health anxiety, social anxiety, obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) body dysmorphic disorder (BDD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), grief and traumatic bereavement, low self-esteem, insomnia, anger, experiences of physical, emotional, psychological and sexual abuse, relationship difficulties, problems with emotion regulation and self-injury, bipolar disorder, and psychosis. 

As a Clinical Psychologist, I am trained to deliver a number of different types of talking therapy and I use these to inform my work with each client. The key approaches I have experience with and draw upon include cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), eye movement desensitisation & reprocessing therapy (EMDR), schema focussed therapy, cognitive analytic therapy (CAT) dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT) compassion-focussed therapy and behavioural couple therapy. 

I accept referrals for adults over the age of 18. I am registered with all the main private health insurance companies, including Bupa, AXA PPP, Aviva, Healix, PruHealth, Cigna, Vitality, Simply Health, Allianz Partners and WPA.