Judith Williams

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Colne, Lancashire, BB8
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About me

I aim to offer a warm, empathetic fully confidential counselling service. My practice office is a set aside work room within my home Which is wheelchair accessible. We have ample roadside parking outside the property. It is cool in hot weather and has a cosy log burner to ensure that it is both warm and welcoming in the colder months. There are adjoining bathroom facilities should they be required. (Not wheelchair accessible).

I began my career as a secondary school teacher, but after taking a break to have children I decided to retrain in psychotherapeutic counselling. I volunteer part time for a local counselling charity, The Magdalene Project, which offers long term counselling primarily to victims of trauma.

I am able to offer counselling on many issues, such as relationships, anxiety and depression, bereavement and gender identity.

I have recently completed training provided by the Foundation for Infant loss in order to offer counselling to parents who have lost an infant including miscarriage, still birth and sudden infant death syndrome. I have significant experience of working with trauma and emotionally unstable personality disorder (previously known as Borderline personality disorder). I also have a great deal of experience in working with Autism and work to make my practice Autism friendly. I am open to offering counselling to those on the spectrum, and to carers of Autistic individuals.

I have personal experience as a parent of an adult who is going through gender transition. As such I can offer empathy and understanding to clients who find themselves in a similar position, and those experiencing anxiety around gender.

Training, qualifications & experience

I trained in integrative psychotherapeutic counselling, so although I practice a person centred modality, I also draw too from other models where appropriate.

I hold

BA hons degree

level 3 hypnotherapy diploma

level 4 in counselling skills

advanced level 4 in psychotherapeutic counselling.

level 2 in understanding Autism.

I have done various other courses around working with abuse and trauma.

Member organisations

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Accredited register membership

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Therapies offered


£50.00 per session
Free initial in-person, telephone or online session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

I charge £50 per hour on a weekly or fortnightly basis, but as stated above I am willing to offer concessions to those in need.

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

I aim to be flexible around the needs of my clients. Please contact me for more information.

Further information

I am willing to consider offering concessions for clients on a low income. Please contact me for details.

Colne, Lancashire, BB8

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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My counselling room is accessible by wheelchair, although my bathroom facilities have a few steps down. There is ample free on street parking outside my premises which is located in close proximity to the town centre and train station.

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Judith Williams
Judith Williams