Jem Gunn

Jem Gunn

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Knutsford

Knutsford WA16
Sessions from £120.00


  • Concessionary rates


I offer talking therapy for adults and young people suffering with body-image issues, appearance dissatisfaction concerns and Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD) and related issues; 

I offer four distinct options to ensure you feel completely at ease during the sessions:

  • via Telephone audio
  • via WhatsApp audio
  • via Online audio [camera use optional]
  • In-Person [Knutsford Consulting Rooms])

Each session lasts approximately one hour.

My core hours are as follows:

  • Monday: 9am-5pm
  • Tuesday: 9am-5pm
  • Wednesday: 9am-5pm
  • Thursday: 9am-5pm
  • Friday: 9am-5pm

If you require sessions outside of my core hours, please let me know via email: and I will seek to accommodate your preferences. 

About me and my therapy practice

What sets me apart, is that I have lived experience of and recovery from Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Eating Disorders (ED) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and body image / appearance dissatisfaction concerns.

I trained extensively (to Post Graduate Masters level 7) in the therapeutic modalities that are evidenced based in the recovery from OCD, ED, BDD. 

I am a registered member of the British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (MBACP) and am the Founder and Director of JEMGUNN Body-Image Therapy Centre.

I specialise in working with adults and young persons, with body-image issues; Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), Eating Disorders (ED) and Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD).

Being mindful of the challenges of body-image issues; I offer talking therapy via Telephone audio, WhatsApp audio, Online audio [camera use optional] as well as In-Person [Knutsford Consulting Rooms, Cheshire WA16]).

I use an evidence-based treatment framework, that incorporates  Transactional Analysis (TA) & Counselling, Integrative Psychotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Exposure Response Prevention (CBT ERP), and Life Coaching. This is aimed to address the past-present-future in respects of the body-image issues. 

I have already helped hundreds of individuals towards positive body-image, resulting in significant improvements in their self-esteem and overall quality of life. 

To find out more; please visit my website or contact me by email:  

I look forward to hearing from you.


Practice description

I am the founder and Director of the JEMGUNN Body-Image Therapy Centre. I offer specialist therapy for individuals suffering with body-image issues, appearance dissatisfaction concerns, Body Dysmorphic Disorder (BDD), and any co-morbidities (such as disordered eating, obsessive-compulsive-disorder (OCD), health anxiety, generalised anxiety, social phobia and other mental health concerns).

I provide therapy to both Adults, and Young Persons. 

I offer both individual therapy, group therapy, couples therapy, family therapy.

I am a UKATA qualified, BACP registered, experienced and compassionate therapist, familiar with the challenges of body-image and appearance concerns.

I am regulated by the Counselling & Psychotherapy professional body, have Advanced DBS (Disclosure Barring Service), Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance, I maintain Continuous Professional Development (CPD) training, and I undergo regular Supervision; to ensure I am providing competent and ethical body-image specialist therapy. 

I offer talking therapy of approximately one hour in duration each session, and although I recommend weekly sessions, I am flexible to accommodate your schedule and preferences. The talking therapy can be offered by Telephone, WhatsApp, Online, or In-Person, to accommodate your preference.

I offer a free 30 minute initial consultation bookable via my website: and I am happy to answer any queries you may have. Camera use is optional, I am happy to speak by Telephone or WhatsApp audio if that feels easier for you. 

Please review the website for further information:

My first session

I offer a free 30 minute consultation (by Phone, WhatsApp, Online [camera use optional], or in-person [Consulting Room in Knutsford, Cheshire]. 

During this consultation, you can be assured that I will offer you a safe, confidential, non-judgemental space for you to talk about what is troubling you, and ask me any queries you may have, and for you to decide whether you would like to work with me going forwards. 

Should you wish to continue, I offer a flexible open ended contract, which is reviewed regularly to allow us to work at a pace that feels comfortable for you, and review progress when mutually agreed as beneficial to do so. Each session would last approximately one hour and will be a treatment plan tailored to your specific needs. The frequency of which is at your discretion, whilst I recommend weekly sessions to achieve the maximum benefit from body-image talking therapy, I am flexible to accommodate your schedule and preferences. Our core hours are Mon-Fri, 9am to 5pm; however, I can be flexible to accommodate your preference for early morning or evening appointments. 

To find out more; please review the website:

What I can help with

Anxiety, Development coaching, Eating disorders, Health related issues, Identity issues, Life coaching, Mood disorder, Obsessions, OCD, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Relationships, Self esteem, Trauma, Women's issues

Types of therapy

Behavioural, CBT, Family therapy, Integrative, Interpersonal, Person centred, Psychoanalytic, Relational, Solution focused brief therapy, Transactional analysis

Clients I work with

Adults, Children, Couples, EAP, Families, Groups, Older adults, Organisations, Trainees, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Long term sessions, Long-term face-to-face work, Online therapy, Short term sessions, Short-term face-to-face work, Telephone therapy, Time-limited

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