ABOUT JO HOPKINS

Practising as a psychodynamic counsellor and psychotherapist in Reading since 2012.

I gained a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling from the University of Reading. I work in private practice seeing adults and young people (11-18 years.) for weekly or twice-weekly individual therapy. 

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Counselling Experience

I have worked in a variety of settings, including:

  • Reading University Counselling and Wellbeing Service working with university students
  • Low-cost agencies in Reading and Wokingham
  • NHS IAPT service offering short-term counselling to people referred by their GPS
  • Basingstoke and North Hampshire Hospital Foundation Trust as a specialist cancer counsellor

Counselling Qualifications

  • PG Diploma Counselling Reading, University 2012
  • Diploma in Clinical Supervision, Society of Analytical Psychology (SAP) 2017
  • Certificate in Infant Observation, British Psychotherapy Foundation (BPF) 2021
  • I am a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and follow their ethical framework for good practice. I am on the BACP register of counsellors approved by the Professional Standards Authority for Health and Social Care.