Jo Pioro - UK & Melbourne


Hello my name is Jo

A bit about me!
I have worked in the UK as a Psychological Therapist, Clinical Supervisor and a Manager in Inpatient & Community Mental Health, IAPT, Recovery/addiction field for nearly twenty years working for a range of adult services. My career began in a great job working with street based sex workers in Manchester where I worked with a range of addictive behaviors' & psychological issues. Since then I have enjoyed working in NHS Mental Health Services and Drug & Alcohol Services working with patients and their families. I have recently worked as a CBT Psychotherapist & EMDR Therapist in Mental Health Services and managed my own Private Practice & Supervision Clinic in Todmorden, West Yorkshire.  

Presently I am based in Melbourne and I am Practice Lead for a large community based Alcohol & other Drugs Treatment Service.  I also offer Skype/Vsee digital communication for international clients for Psychological Therapy and can offer private face t face therapy in Melbourne.

I am a Post Graduate qualified Clinical Supervisor offering Clinical Supervision for Psychological Therapies and Leadership & Management. I am an Accredited CBT Psychotherapist with the BABCP, an Accredited EMDR Europe Therapist and I am Post Graduate qualified in Management & Leadership.

Its all about you!

Some people enter therapy saying "Im not quite sure what's going on, I don't feel right Im just not happy" this is a valid reason to give therapy a try to make sense of your thoughts & emotions.

Are you looking for CBT treatment for particular symptoms?
  • Anxiety
  • Worry
  • Panic
  • Low Mood
  • OCD
  • PTSD
  • Social Anxiety
  • Health Anxiety
  • Eating problems
  • Health Anxiety
  • Behavioral problems
  • Self Esteem​
For more information on CBT please look on the BABCP website:

Or maybe EMDR will help you?
  • Historical trauma (single & multiple)
  • Present day trauma
  • Can’t move on with things
  • Phobia
  • Performance
EMDR is an evidence based therapy that can help with many psychological issues. For more information on EMDR please click here.

Get in touch for assessment appointments and to learn more.

Please look on my Linked in Profile page for more information on my work history.

Qualifications & Training

  • Post Graduate Diploma: Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy
  • CBT Psychotherapist Accreditation - BABCP
  • EMDR Europe Association Accredited Course (Parts 1, 2, 3)
  • EMDR Europe Accredited Therapist - EMDR UK, Ireland & Europe
  • Masters Degree (MA): Drug Intervention/Addiction
  • Post Graduate Certificate: Clinical Supervision
  • Post Graduate Certificate: Managing in Health & Social Care
  • BSc Therapeutic Interventions/Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • BA (Hons) Community Studies/Social Psychology
  • Family Intervention Therapy
  • Person Centred Counselling

Psychological Therapies & Clinical Supervision Available

  • Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy (CBT)
  • EMDR Therapy (Eye Movement Desentitisation Reprocessing)
  • Addiction Therapy
  • Instant Messaging CBT
  • E-mail Psychological Interventions
  • Clinical Supervision for Psychologcal Therapies
  • Student Clinical Supervision (applying for CBT Provisional BABCP Accreditation)
  • Management & Leader Supervision
  • Consultancy in Service development using the Recovery Model for Therapeutic & Clinical Supervision Pathways.

Please feel welcome to contact to discuss costs and to ask any questions.
Widely Recognised Accreditation
High Quality CPD
CBT Register UK