Dr J Cheffey

Clinical Psychologist, Cognitive Analytic Therapist and Supervisor

Qualifications: BSc (Hons) Doctorate in Clinical Psychology

Accreditation and registered: Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC) – Registered with the British Psychological Society (BPS) – Registered with Association of Cognitive Analytic Therapy 0ACAT)

Availability:  Friday at Exeter clinic rooms or online

Dr Jo Cheffey is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist and has worked in the NHS for most of her career. She has been practicing as a clinical psychologist for over 20 years working with adults and older adults with mental health problems. In the last 10 years, Jo has also worked as a manager and clinician and latterly as a Consultant Clinical Psychologist leading psychological therapy services in a local mental health Trust. She now works part-time in the NHS as Lead Psychologist for a staff well-being service and she also works also works in independent practice. 

Jo is experienced in working with people with a range of mental health difficulties including anxiety, depression, OCD, eating disorders, complex grief, childhood/adult abuse or trauma, andchronic health conditions.

Jo’s approach is to work collaboratively with clients using a range of evidence-based therapies such as compassion focused therapy, psychodynamic models, and cognitive behavioural therapy. When working with clients she aims to work alongside them to reach an understanding of their difficulties and agree on a set of goals for therapy. This may involve looking back at past relationships and recognising patterns of thinking and behaviours that have contributed to the present difficulties.

Online and/or telephone appointments also available.

The British Psychological Society

HCPC - Health and Care Professions Council

HCPC – Health and Care Professions Council