Joanne Stephens


About Me

My name is Jo Stephens and I offer Counselling, Psychotherapy and Hypnotherapy in the Southend-On-Sea area. I am based at Therapy for Life based at Weston Chambers in central Southend. In these unprecedented times and having personal experience of anxiety and depression I work with adults and adolescents to alleviate symptoms of anxiety; health, GAD and social etc, depression, low self-esteem and confidence, relationship issues, anger, abuse, and dissociation, as well as providing assertiveness training. I am trained to Master's Degree level of education in Psychology.


  • Stress, Anxiety
  • Trauma and abuse
  • Self esteem
  • Depression
Also experienced in:
Addictions , Relationship issues , Family conflicts , Grief , Parenting issues , Anger management , Career difficulties , Coping with life changes , Abandonment , Attachment Issues , Communication Problems , Dissociation , Read more...

Clinical approaches:
Attachment-Based Therapy, Client-Centered Therapy, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Motivational Interviewing, Narrative Therapy, Solution-Focused Therapy

Years of Experience: 8

Services Offered

  • Messaging

  • Phone

  • Video


BACP 276082


These quotes represent just a few of the many positive reviews that we have received for Joanne Stephens. We don’t pay anyone to provide their review and they are all made voluntarily. Some people's experience receiving therapy with BetterHelp might be different.

Written by C.H. on Sep 22, 2022 after therapy with Joanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, and stress, anxiety

After just 3 sessions I feel like I'm making good progress with Joanne.

Written by A.L. on Jun 29, 2022 after therapy with Joanne for 2 weeks on issues concerning depression, stress, anxiety, relationship issues, family conflicts, trauma and abuse, parenting issues, self esteem, and anger management

Joanne is absolutely amazing. I love her energy, engagement & all the attention she puts into me and my progress. She made me feel very comfortable within the first 5-10 minutes and I fully trust her expertise!

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