Jo Hemmings is a Behavioural Psychologist and a registered member of the British Psychological Society (BPS); the British Association for Behavioural & Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP) 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 a 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, factual entertainment shows and documentaries for all the leading channels. Her work includes including ITV’s Good Morning Britain, Lorraine and Tonight, the BBC’s Back In Time series and Love in the Countryside (October 2019). She is the Consultant Editor on How Psychology Works (Dorling Kindersley, 2018)
Jo was part of the recent BPS promotional video "We are Psychologists"
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, Glamour, Closer 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, The Telegraph and The Daily Star.
If a celebrity, sports or reality TV star has personal or professional concerns, or is simply behaving in an uncharacteristic or newsworthy way, Jo can provide immediate, expert and informed psychological comment, body language analysis and advice – whether for PR companies, magazines, the national press, radio or TV production companies, news and shows.