Dr Joanne Ablett


  • Fee assured

Specialises in

  • Applied Relaxation
  • Behaviour Therapy
  • Behavioural Activation (BA)
  • Behavioural Couples Therapy
  • CBT with Exposure and Response Prevention (CBT with ERP)
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Counselling
  • Family Therapy
  • Mindfulness based CBT
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Psychotherapy
  • Short Term Psychodynamic Therapy
  • Solution Focused Brief Therapy
  • Trauma focused CBT

About me


I am a Consultant Clinical Psychologist who takes a flexible approach tailored to your individual needs, offering a variety of therapeutic models which can be integrated or used alone.
I can offer individual or couples therapy.
In addition to Clinical Psychology approaches, I am trained in Clinical Hypnotherapy which may be useful for certain conditions and we can discuss this.
I am highly experienced in working with individuals with physical health conditions which may impact on their quality of life, involve suffering through pain and other symptoms. We can work together to address the impact on your psychological wellbeing, for example, anxiety and/or depression.

Please feel free to get in touch if you have any questions at all.

Areas of interest

Trauma/PTSD; Gastro-Intestinal; Veterans; Managing Stress; Organisational; Pain

I am also trained in 'Brainspotting' therapy which stems from EMDR and I use Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) regularly, which is not listed under Bupa Therapies.
I have completed training in Somatic Experiencing, which is a mind body therapy.

Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions

  • Cardiac conditions
  • Gastrointestinal disorders
  • Gynaecological disorders
  • Musculoskeletal conditions
  • Neurological disorders
  • Oncology
  • Pain management
  • Psychophysiological disorders
  • Physical disability
  • Rheumatological conditions
  • Anxiety
  • Depression
  • Somatisation
  • Medically Unexplained Symptoms
  • Stress Management
  • Grief
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • infertility
  • yoga therapy for trauma


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Information for healthcare professionals (Bupa patients only, last 12 months)

Procedures completed

  • AA809

    Psychology session - (5-50)

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