Jo Vallance

ACC therapy, Adult ADHD, Adult ASD, Adults, Eating, EMDR, Mental Injury Assessor, Rainbow, Therapist

PGDipClinPsych, MA (Distinction), BA (Hons), MNZCCP



Jo is a Senior Clinical Psychologist. She provides assessment and therapy to clients aged 17 and above. She treats a range of issues such as anxiety, trauma related difficulties, depression, and eating disorders. In addition, Jo is available to provide supervision and consultation for clinicians, particularly in the treatment of eating disorders.


Jo has worked in private practice for several years. Prior to this, she worked at the South Island Eating Disorders service and the University of Otago on a clinical research trial comparing two therapies for depression.


Jo’s main therapeutic approaches are Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, Meta Cognitive Therapy and Schema Therapy. She is also an ACC approved provider for Sensitive Claims and regularly conducts supported assessments.


Jo is not currently accepting new clients.