Judith Blackwell

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Bristol, Avon, BS16 2JD
Available for new clients
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This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Not happy with the way you look? Feeling you have no self value? That others are more important than you are? Feeling you need to look a certain way or act a certain way to feel accepted? Do you struggle to connect with others?

I can help you work through these feeling, explore how you came to believe this and help you develop skills that enable you to connect with others more easily. People who have worked with me have said that they have better relationships, feel happier, are more relaxed, more confident and feel empowered to make their own choices and able to own their own emotions, and are able to distinguish what and who they are responsible for and who and what they are not responsible for.

Hello, I am an integrative counsellor with over 10 years of post qualification experience. I draw on techniques like person centred, mindfulness, cognitive behavioural therapy, acceptance and commitment therapy, plus others to provide tailor made therapy. I work face to face and on line.

I provide a safe, comfortable and non judgemental space where you and your story/narrative can be heard as I walk this part of your journey with you. A place where you can explore your feelings and thought processes, coping mechanisms, their purpose and your responses. To collaboratively work together to make corrections should they need to be in these areas. To set goals to help keep looking forward and mark achievements and progress. and create healthy boundaries that will enable you to be more comfortable with yourself as you move forward in your journey.

on initial contact I will take your name and a rough overview of why you are choosing counselling now, this will be just enough information to see if I can assist you in your requirements. The first appointment is a meet and greet, it consists of us formally introducing ourselves, I will then take contact details and some background details. And we will then look at goals you would like to set for counselling if you already know what these might be - these are initial goals and it maybe you don’t have any set goals at this point in time, that’s absolutely fine we can look at this as part of the process. If you have come with something that requires immediate interventions we will also look at this during the first appointment. Eg. Trouble sleeping, struggling to focus, overwhelming emotions.

All data collected is paper based so can’t be hacked or transmitted. It is stored in locked cabinets in a locked room that has limited access restricted to me and the person designated should anything happen to me. 

Training, qualifications & experience

I have a degree in theology and counselling from LST this was a BACP registered course. I graduated in 2011 and have been practicing since 2014.

I have experience in working with individuals and couples who are working through some of the following. Disordered eating, anxiety, depression, feelings of being overwhelmed, low self esteem and self worth, self identity, inner child work, grief, loss (including miscarriages), boundaries emotional suppression and submission. As well as relational difficulties and/or conflict.

i have CPD certificates in a variety of disciplines including

  • Addictions
  • Eating disorders
  • Boundaries 
  • grief>

I am BACP registered.and adhere to their professional guidelines, and ethical framework.

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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British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Other areas of counselling I deal with

anxiety disorder, social anxiety, feeling sad,


£50.00 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Additional information

£50 individuals (50 mins)
£75 for couple counselling (1.5 hours)

concession price £35 per hour.

I Currently have the following evening appointments

6pm Tuesday

6pm and 8:15 on apposing weeks on a Wedneday

5:15 Friday

Also available are 2pm 3pm and 4:15pm Wednesday, Thursday and Friday

Last evening appointment on Tuesdays at 7 pm

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

My appointments begin at 10 am with my last appointment for an individual at 8:15 and for couples 7pm I currently have no evening appointments available

Further information

I use a variety of platforms including apple messages and FaceTime, signal, on top of the ones listed.

2 Manor Road, Fishponds, Bristol, Avon, BS16 2JD

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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My current premises is on a 1st floor with no lift - alternative premises are available if required.

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Judith Blackwell
Judith Blackwell