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About Dr Jo Gee and her team

Dr Jo Gee and her team offer online and face-to-face psychology, counselling and psychotherapy in Guildford, Surrey. We offer evidence-based, NICE guideline treatments to help you live a life free from emotional distress.

Psychological therapy and counselling can offer you the opportunity to gain insight into your difficulties or distress. Perhaps gain a greater understanding of your motivation and find more appropriate ways of coping. Along the way develop the tools necessary to bring about changes in your thinking and behaviour.

The team can work with individuals to explore an aspect of your life, personality or relationship, or help you reach your goals. We use a range of different evidence-based therapies and techniques.

Cognitive behavioural therapies are available to assist you in examining your worries from the past, present or future. These are also solution focussed and mindfulness-based. Depending on your goals, we provide a range of approaches to help you achieve both short-term and long-term success.

What is Psychotherapy?

Psychotherapy, also known as talk therapy, is an effective way to address a wide range of mental health issues and emotional challenges. Psychotherapy can help get rid of or control symptoms so a person can function better and can increase well-being and healing.

Psychotherapy can be very helpful in addressing issues related to the daily stresses of life, trauma from medical traumas or losses like bereavement, and mental health disorders such as depression or anxiety.

With multiple psychotherapeutic approaches, it can be difficult to determine which type would best address your specific issues. That’s why combining psychotherapy with medications or other treatments may create the most successful outcome for you.

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“From start to finish, it taught me so much about myself.”


“Thank you for challenging me when I needed it.”


“I can’t believe how much progress I’ve made in a short time.”


“After many years of therapy, you are the first person who gets me.”


Does Psychotherapy work?

Extensive research has revealed that psychotherapy is remarkably successful, with 75% of participants showing big improvement. Those who receive psychotherapy typically experience symptom relief and improved functioning in their lives overall.

Studies have shown that psychotherapy can help to quickly elevate moods, modify behaviours, and even physically transform the brain. Apart from this, it also offers enhanced productivity, fewer absences due to sickness or disability issues as well as increased contentment at work!

Through the use of brain imaging techniques, scientists have discovered striking transformations in the brains of individuals who receive psychotherapy. Recent studies have unveiled that psychotherapy can actually alter the brain composition of those living with mental health issues, such as depression, panic attacks and PTSD.

In many circumstances, the neurological effects produced by psychotherapy resembled those generated by medication.

Unlock the full potential of psychotherapy by seeing it as a team effort, speaking openly and honestly, and staying committed to your course of treatment. Make sure you complete all tasks in between sessions, like journaling or practising the things we discussed. Doing so will help further your progress and growth.

Types of Psychotherapy

Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) – This allows individuals to recognize and alter their beliefs and routines that are harmful or unhelpful, replacing them with more accurate thoughts and productive behaviours. It can help a person focus on current issues and how to resolve them. It often involves practising new skills in the real world. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) has been proven to be an efficient and effective treatment for a variety of mental disorders, such as depression, anxiety and trauma-related problems

Interpersonal therapy (IPT) – This is a short-term form of treatment. With the aid of this treatment, patients acquire insight into complicated personal problems. These include unprocessed grief, revision of social and work roles, conflicts with intimate companions and difficulty connecting to others. It aids people to learn healthy ways to express their emotions and how it relates to interpersonal connections. Most commonly, it is utilised to battle depression.

Dialectical behaviour therapy -A specialised form of CBT is used to help individuals gain control over their emotions. This strategy has been successful in treating those with chronic suicidal thoughts, borderline personality disorder, eating disorders and PTSD. This program offers invaluable skills to help people take ownership of changing their ineffective or harmful behaviour. Both individual and group therapy are available through this method of treatment.

Psychodynamic therapy – The basic idea is that prior events, in conjunction with emotions and thoughts a person has no control over, can shape their behaviour and well-being. Through therapy, an individual can gain greater clarity and break out of unhealthy patterns in order to take control of their life.

Psychoanalysis – An intense psychodynamic therapy, conducted three or more times a week for maximum effectiveness.

Supportive therapy – Through instruction and support, patients can discover their inner strength while increasing esteem. Thus reducing stress levels, enhancing resilience skills, and promoting better social/community interactions. Through supportive psychotherapy, individuals can gain the tools to manage their mental health challenges and in doing so, improve all areas of life.

Book an appointment today

We are open from 9 AM – 9 PM Monday-Friday and our expert and highly trained team are on hand to help. We also offer a 15 minute FREE online discussion, as we know that the first step is the most difficult. It is also the most important though, so if any of this information matches with something in your life don’t hesitate to get in touch.

We want you to feel comfortable so any interactions with a health professional are done with complete confidentiality and the utmost compassion. We love improving and aiding others to improve their lives and outlook and have been recommended and featured in many large publications including MSN and Women’s Health, start your journey today!


Ready to book your appointment? Please press the button below to see our online availability. Can’t see what you need, then don’t hesitate to send a message via the contact form below or call or email our offices.

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Whatever your current struggle, we are ready to help you. We offer a free 15 minute phone discussion and we look forward to hearing from you.

We offer online psychiatry, psychology, counselling and psychotherapy appointments.

For clinic appointments we work from Willow Health and DJGP in Guildford, Surrey. Clients come to see us online or from Addlestone, Aldershot, Ashford, Bisley, Camberley, Chertsey, Chobham, Cobham, Cranleigh, Dorking, Egham, Epsom, Esher, Farnham, Farnborough, Fleet, Godalming, Guildford, Haslemere, Horley, Horsham, Kingston, Leatherhead, Lightwater, Oxshot, Redhill, Reigate, Richmond, Send, Shere, Staines-upon-Thames, Sunbury-on-Thames, Surbiton, Virginia Water, Walton-on-Thames, West End, Weybridge, Windlesham and Woking.

If you would like to book an initial consultation, please message or call us, and we will get back to you as soon as we can.



    Willow Health

    4 Paris Parklands


    GU2 9JX



    3 Beaufort Parklands


    GU2 9JX


    Monday – Friday: 9.00am – 9.00pm

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