Jo Hemmings is a Behavioural Psychologist and a registered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and the Association of Clinical Psychologists (ACP). She is also an Accredited Coach with the Association for Coaching (AOC). She specialises in media and celebrity analysis as well as a being a dating and relationship coach and TV and radio personality. She was voted Dating Expert of the Year at the UK Dating Awards in 2016.
With a degree from the University of Warwick and further training at the University of London, as well as registered coaching qualifications, Jo is currently working on her PhD. Jo is the UK’s best known and respected Celebrity Psychologist and was the UK’s first Dating Coach.
In January 2017, The Mail on Sunday’s You magazine, covered Jo’s coaching work in some detail and with high recommendation. If you’re interested in finding out more, here’s the link to Make a Date with the Match Mentor: why everyone who’s serious about finding The One has a dating coach.
Jo is the Consultant Psychologist on ITV’s Good Morning Britain, regularly appearing on the show, as well as This Morning and BBC, Channel 4, C5 and Sky News. She also helps behind the scenes, in the contestant selection process, by giving psychological advice and assessment to reality TV producers and contestants both during the selection procedure and the series.
Recent TV work includes working as an Assessment and Duty Of Care psychologist for a number of reality TV series and documentaries for all the leading channels, including ITV’s Good Morning Britain and Tonight, the BBC’s Back In Time series, This Is My Song and Love in the Countryside (October 2019). She is the Consultant Editor on How Psychology Works (Dorling Kindersley, 2018)
She is currently ranked at No. 2 in the UK and No. 17 in the world, in the 30 Most Prominent Psychologists on Twitter by bestpsychologydegrees.com as well as in the Top 21 Mental Health Doctors and Therapists you should be following on Twitter by psychcentral.com.
Jo is the author of six successful books, on sex and relationships, writes regularly for magazines such as Cosmopolitan, Grazia, Marie Claire and New!, as well as comments, features and observations for most of the national press, including The Guardian, The Sunday Mirror, The Daily Mail, The Times and The Daily Star.
Jo coaches singles and couples, dealing with all sorts of issues from online dating skills, confidence and self-esteem issues, flirting and body language for singles and providing specialist advice to couples enabling them to rescue and repair their relationships. She has been described as the most intelligent, sensitive and effective Relationship Coach in the business. As well as being a Member of the Association for Coaching, Jo is also fully covered by Professional Indemnity Insurance.
Jo offers one-on-one dating coaching and couples relationship counselling in her friendly and comfortable practice in South London, as well as offering Skype Coaching sessions for out of town clients.