Nicola Williams

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Chartered Psychologist MSc, BSc (Hons) EMDR Therapist
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London, SW12
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About me


 I am Practitioner Psychologist registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) & a Chartered Counselling Psychologist member of the British Psychological Society.

I currently work as a Lead Psychologist for a community HIV specialist service and an ME/CFS specialist service. I facilitate weekly mindfulness/visualisation sessions for staff and, in addition, facilitate staff reflective practice sessions.  I run a small private online practice offering personal therapy in the evenings and Saturday mornings via GoogleChat or Microsoft Teams.

My areas of interest include life span development, attachment & loss, intergenerational coping strategies and psychological trauma. I am interested in social stigmas and the social construction of our lives, including culture, religion, and gender roles in society.
I work relationally with an awareness of myself, and my own being when with clients and believe in a compassionate self, mindfulness and being in the moment.
Specialities: Bereavement counselling, substance use, motivational interviewing, attachment disorders, depression/anxiety, FND, staff counselling & harassment work, perinatal mental health and adjustment problems experienced by new parents.
I am an EMDR Therapist plus have training in trauma focused CBT and Expert Witness training for the courts. I have volunteered for Medical Justice, writing reports on individuals detained by the home office.

Training, qualifications & experience


Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC) / Counselling Psychologist

British Psychological Society

UK Psychological Trauma Society (UKPTS)

European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ESTSS)

EMDR Association

Academic History

Roehampton University, School of Human & Life Sciences, Whiteland's College, Holybourne Avenue, London. SW15

I gained a Postgraduate Diploma in the practice of Counselling Psychology, and Master of Science in Counselling Psychology which enabled me to gain Chartered status as a Counselling Psychologist plus registration with HPC.

Roehampton University, London. SW15

Bachelor of Science Honours Degree in Psychology and Counselling, gained 2:1 lower 1st.

Middlesex University, School of Health Studies, RNIB Building, Archway, London. N19

Diploma in Higher Education (Midwifery).

Basildon and Thurrock Health Authority - Orsett School of Nursing.

Registered General Nursing Certificate.

Expert Witness

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

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Health and Care Professions Council (HCPC)

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Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

British Psychological Society (BPS)

British Psychological Society

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Functional Neurological Disorder & Fibromyalgia

Photos & videos


£110.00 - £130.00
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Refugees

Health Insurance/EAP

  • Axa Health

Additional information

I operate a sliding scale for fees depending on your personal circumstances.

Individual therapy: from £110 per fifty minutes. EMDR £120 per fifty minutes. However open to discussion 

Supervision: from £100 per 50 minutes 

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Currently Monday & Friday evenings as I work in my NHS role during the day

Saturday morning some availability

Further information

 I am an EMDR Therapist and have completed a two day training in Laurel Parnell's Attachment Focused EMDR. 

Individual supervision is available to both trainee and qualified therapists and other professionals.

Ethics: I am a Chartered Counselling Psychologist which means that I abide by the Professional Code of Conduct of the British Psychological Society (BPS) plus regulations as set out by HCPC. Therefore you have every right to expect that I will conduct myself professionally, responsibly and according to the ethical laws, regulations and codes of conduct, of which I am a full professional member. I am fully insured as a Counselling Psychologist with Chartered status.

I am registered with Axa PPP Insurance Ltd as an eligible provider of psychological/counselling therapy.

Type of session

Home visits

Types of client

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

Key details

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Additional languages

Some german

Online platforms

Microsoft Teams
Google Meet



I offer supervision, consultancy and reflective practice to teams within the NHS. I also offer private supervision to trainees & qualified therapists.

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