Dr Laura Williams

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Clinical Psychologist | Author | Speaker | Online Courses
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Livingston, EH53
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About me

Hi, I'm Dr Laura Williams. I am a clinical psychologist and founder of a thriving online psychology practice, which can see people remotely across the UK. I specialise in the treatment of trauma and the symptoms arising from it. I have featured in both Channel 4 and ITV documentaries which focussed on the treatment of morbid obesity. 

Therapy is an investment. It takes effort and time and you must be ready. Being committed, ensures you get the most out of your therapeutic experience. The commitment that I ask for, is mirrored back to you. I work weekly to build a therapeutic relationship that is grounded in trust. I am straight talking and get transformative results for my clients. 

If you believe you're ready to make psychologically informed changes, please get in touch with me. I offer free 15 minute consultation calls to ensure we are a good therapeutic fit.

Training, qualifications & experience

I graduated with a BA in Psychology from the University of Stirling in 2005. I then completed a Masters Degree in Forensic Psychology from Glasgow Caledonian University in 2007. Finally, I completed a 5 year Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the University of Edinburgh graduating in 2015. I have worked in various NHS settings throughout my career including specialist eating disorder services, learning disability services, forensic services, prisons and personality disorder services.

I am trained and experienced in using a variety of psychotherapies including cognitive behavioural therapy, cognitive analytic therapy and behavioural family therapy. I am currently completing schema therapy accreditation. I have extensive experience in working with trauma. I work with adults 18+. 

I am registered with the Health and Care Professions Council (Registrant PYL33218).

  • Doctorate Clinical Psychology - University of Edinburgh (2015)
  • MSc Forensic Psychology - Glasgow Caledonian University (2007) 
  • BA Psychology - University of Stirling (2005)

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Free initial telephone session

Additional information

I offer private pay sessions only. 

When I work

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My clinic day is Thursday during school hours. I do not work evenings or weekends. I work with private pay clients only.

Livingston, EH53

Type of session


Types of client

Adults (25-64)

Key details

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Dr Laura Williams
Dr Laura Williams