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Jo Abbott

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Jo Abbott

Accredited Mental Health Social Worker - Start Talking Telehealth

Jo is a sensitive, caring, accredited mental health social worker, with 15 years experience. Jo offers focussed psychological strategies, from a strength based approach. Jo is empathic and passionate about helping those during their precious time with young children.

Jo works with individuals, couples, and families, across the lifespan, in community mental health and private counselling, specialising in anxiety, depression, PTSD, PNDA and numerous mental health conditions, as well as offering useful psychoeducation. Jo has exemplary listening skills, feeling strongly that “being there” 100%, is paramount.

As a parent herself, Jo provides holistic, understanding, non-judgmental care, to help adjust to parenthood. Jo worked in Brighter Futures and is an experienced counsellor with a BSc, Psychology; a Masters, Social work and a Masters, Counselling (SW).

Jo specialises in a variety of evidence-based practices selected to meet individuals needs including Attachment theory, Psychotherapy, Trauma-Informed Care, CBT, ACT, Mindfulness, and Radical Exposure Tapping (RET), helping manage debilitating trauma experiences. Jo is also a certified facilitator of the Circle of Security parenting program.

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