Stella Williams BA (Hons) in Counselling. Dip Hypnotherapy. Reg.MBACP (COP)

Barrow Upon Humber
North Lincolnshire

01469535058 / 07970805125

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About me


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As a counsellor I aim to offer a caring, non-judgemental space for you to explore any issues that are important or are concern to you. My experiences of life and  personal journeys and development has given me an insight into myself and others that allows me to work in a compassionate and non-judgemental way. please take some time to look at the rest of my site to find out more about my approach to counselling and how we can help you.

Counselling is an opportunity to talk to someone about issues which concern you, in a safe and confidential environment. It is an opportunity to gain support and share issues which are concerning you at the moment… Counselling is about expressing and sharing feelings and emotions which are quite personal to you. Each one of us is a unique individual and we all experience our issues in very different ways.

Benefits of Counselling:

Understanding the past
Experiencing the present
to realise the future.

When we have issues which concern us, they may appear to be more than they are. Talking to someone who is not closely related, who is not involved with those issues, can be beneficial-this is the key benefit of counselling. Counselling can help gain more self-awareness, self acceptance and often improves the richness of peoples lives. Counselling helps you to explore and manage what is happening in your life. Maybe you have some worries or concerns that you need to think through or possibly some difficult decisions to make. As a Counsellor I aim to help you through difficult situations and provide you with an opportunity to move forward, it is your time to be heard and listened to. I offer the core conditions of Person Centred Counselling, those being, congruence (Honesty), empathy (taking a walk in your shoes), and unconditional positive regard (offering respect and working with an anti-oppressive and non-judgemental attitude).

As a Counsellors we will:-

  • Help you sort out and untangle your feelings and worries

  • Provide you with insight into how you really think and feel

  • Help you express your emotions in your own way

  • Help you work out your own solutions to problems

  • Help you accept what cannot be changed

  • Help and support you while you do this

Where does it take place?
My practice is within easy reach of Hull, Scunthorpe, Grimsby and surrounding areas. Located in North Lincolnshire in a quiet rural area, with parking available, your privacy and comfort are assured.

Counselling takes place in a comfortable setting ideal for therapeutic work. Barrow upon Humber, DN197SG, North Lincolnshire.

I am also happy to discuss and arrange home visits.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • BA (Hons) Degree in Counselling Studies

  • Diploma in Counselling

  • Certificate in Advanced Counselling skills
  • Certificate in Living and working with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder.
  • Diploma in Hypnotherapy/Regression Therapy/NLP
  • Member of BACP (Cert of Proficiency)
  • Before study counselling I trained and worked for 20 years in Nursing both for the NHS and Private Healthcare

  • Trained and worked voluntary for the Youth Offending Service as a Mentor and Reparation Order Panel member

  • Counsellor/support worker with a Drop in service, working with homeless, Ex-offenders, alcohol and drug addiction and Mental health issues

  • Counsellor for the Terminally ill and their carers

  • Counsellor for Transgender/Sexuality/Suicide intervention

  • Trans-awareness Training

  • Drug and Alcohol Training

  • Child Protection Training

  • Understanding and Working with Dissociation (CPD)
  • CRB checked and valid.

Member organisations


Accredited register membership

Other areas of counselling I deal with

  • Transgender


Counselling session cost £30 for 50 minutes

Concessionary rate is £20 for people who are unemployed. On low income, OAP’s or Students. I will need proof of your status for you to receive this.

Hypnotherapy session cost £50 for 90 minutes

Payments are to be made by cash or cheques at the end of each session.

A charge of £10 will apply for cancellations less than 24hrs before your appointment.

Further information


No information discussed during counselling will be given to any other person or agency without your given consent.

Maps & Directions

Barrow Upon Humber, DN19

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: No


I am happy to offer times to suit your needs and usually work between the hours of 10am -8pm Monday to Friday.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults