Jo Stewart

Profile:  Qualified in both social work and counselling, strong interest in health, behaviour activation, trauma work. In counselling, I interweave the following modalities; Solution Focus, Narrative, ACT, CBT and Motivational Interviewing. Since graduating 17 years ago.
I have worked in various fields, including primary health, outpatients (CDHB), schools, and taught social work at a tertiary level. I am contracted by a medical centre 12 hours a week to work with their patients, In addition to this, in my private work I am also available for any GP, therapist, to refer to me, for either social work or counselling. Self referrals also accepted. I encourage people to ring and have chat to see if we a good match for yourself, or for you client/patient.
Practice Name: Jo Stewart
Registered: Yes
Mobile Phone Number:  0225212512
Hours of Operation:
  • Weekdays 9-5
Bulk Billing Option: Yes
Client Types:
  • Adolescent
  • Adult
  • Older Adult
  • Couple
  • Family
  • Community
  • Organisation
  • Group
Qualifications: Masters Educ with Counselling (Distinc)
Bachelor of Social Work Hons (1st Class)
Mental Health:
  • Bereavement Disorder
  • Depression
  • Developmental disorders
  • General Mental Health
  • Homelessness
  • Acquired brain injury
  • Adult survivors of sexual abuse
  • Bullying
  • Family violence
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Psychological first aid
  • Self-harm
  • Sexual abuse
  • Case management
  • Chronic disease management
  • Disability
  • Home visits
  • Rehabilitation/injury
  • Relaxation
  • Sleeping disorders
  • Stress management
Skill Development:
  • Anger management
  • Assertiveness training
  • Life/personal coaching
  • Life transition & adjustment
  • Self esteem / self development
  • Social skills
  • Carer support
  • Conflict resolution
  • Mediation
  • Relationships
  • Workplace stress