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Joanne Williams known as Jo

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MSc Forensic Psychology – Coventry University
Post graduate Diploma in High Intensity Therapies – Exeter University
Post graduate Certificate In Professional Practice in Higher Education – University of South Wales
BSc (joint honors) Psychology and Law – University of Wales, Swansea


Jo Williams is the Course Lead for the Postgraduate Diploma in CBP. Jo is a BABCP accredited CBT therapist and an EMDR practitioner. Jo joined the teaching staff at USW in November 2015. Prior to working within the University, Jo was a High Intensity Therapist within an IAPT primary care service. Whilst working for the NHS service Jo gained valuable experience working with a number of presenting difficulties. Jo also had the opportunity to create pathways for people to access metal health care following release from prison or whilst working with Probation Services. This area of interest began when Jo worked within the Forensic Psychology field.


British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies – BABCP
British Psychological Society – BPS
EMDR Association
Higher Education Academy – HEA

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