Jemma Williams

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Fda Integrative counselling degree, Couples cert, MBACP
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EJ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I am an integrative counsellor & psychotherapist, which means that I use a combination of theory depending on you and your therapeutic needs. Although, person centred practice is always at my core. 

I am calm, understanding and take things at your pace. My goal is to support you to identify a strong sense of self and an ability to live feeling well and secure. 

What do I offer?

I offer hour sessions on a weekly basis, with no limitation to duration. This is because I feel everyone's process is different and therefore, the time frame will be different too. Fortnightly sessions can also be offered, if preferred. 

Sessions can be face to face within my welcoming office, located in Paignton, or via telephone or online through Zoom. 

I also offer weekly or fortnightly sessions to couples; either online via Zoom or preferably face to face, within my safe and confidential practice.

Autism aware practice

I am autism aware; with years of experience working with neuro-diversity. I like to think my practice reflects this understanding through my therapeutic approach and the reasonable adjustments made. I have blinds, lamps, a fluffy rug, cushions, a weighted blanket and fidget toys to make the environment more comfortable for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

I hold a degree in Integrative Counselling as well as a certificate in Couples Counselling.

I also have a certificate in 'Understanding Autism'.

I have years of experience within the mental health sector; even before beginning my counselling journey. I primarily supported adults suffering from Schizophrenia, BPD, OCD and severe Depression & Anxiety. Many of which were also suffering from Psychosis. You are in safe hands. 

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I offer a free initial phone call to discuss the details, which is 30 minutes in duration. Your initial session has a reduced rate of 50% off. This initial session is a good space for you to get an idea for what counselling with me could look like and to ask me any further questions. This is also a good space for discussing the counselling contract and setting any goals or ideas for the future.  After your initial session, my rates are the following: 

  • Individual sessions are at a rate of £50 
  • Couples sessions are £60

I do offer a few low income slots, so please ask for more information, if this is something you feel you require. 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Further information

There is free car parking available for you at my office premises, if you are seeing me face to face in Paignton. 

SWEC Offices, White Rock, Long Road, Paignton, Devon, TQ4 7EJ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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You can contact the Counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

My office is on the first floor, however, there is a lift available. Disabled toilets and parking are also available. If you feel you require any further adjustments, please let me know during our initial consultation; I will always try to accommodate.

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