Joanne Gilhooly

Joanne Gilhooly

Registered Member MBACP

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Therapist - Chichester

Chichester PO20
Sessions from £60.00


  • Flexible hours available


I have availability at various times Monday to Friday and, if helpful, can offer some early evening sessions. I'm afraid I cannot work at weekends.

Please note: I offer (60 minute) Zoom sessions only at present.

About me and my therapy practice

Therapy can be transformative - so why struggle alone? Whether you are in deep emotional pain, anxious, stressed or perhaps frustrated with your life, exploring the issues in a safe setting can be empowering. In a world that can feel frantic yet lonely, it's hard to dedicate time to yourself. But you are important: you deserve an opportunity to reassess 'how you got here', to be more self-aware and find ways to be truly happy. I offer the chance to be really heard - with empathy and without judgement - in total confidence. We'll work together to understand what is troubling you at a depth, duration and pace that feel right to you.

An experienced, integrative psychotherapist (MA, Roehampton Univ.), I can draw on Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and CBT skills to suit each client's needs. As well as private practice, I have worked in the NHS and with those in addiction. A first career in print/broadcast media here and abroad taught me the value of openness, communication and connection.

I normally offer long- or short-term face-to-face work but at present I only offer telephone or (Zoom) video counselling, which means I can offer sessions nationwide.

Practice description

I currently offer one-hour video (Zoom, Skype, MS Teams). This works really efficiently, is good for building rapport and makes full use of the hour.

My first session

I know choosing to have psychotherapy for the first time can be daunting - so please feel free to email me with more questions. I offer a (free) 30-minute initial call to assess whether you feel we can work well together. I offer short or long-term counselling with the flexibility to suit you.

What I can help with

Addictions, Anger management, Anxiety, Bereavement, Depression, Health related issues, Infertility, Loss, Personal development, Post-traumatic stress, Redundancy, Relationships, Self esteem, Self-harm, Stress, Trauma, Women's issues, Work related issues

Types of therapy

CBT, Humanistic, Integrative, Person centred, Psychodynamic, Relational

Clients I work with

Adults, Older adults, Young people

How I deliver therapy

Online therapy, Telephone therapy

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