Qualifications & Experience

With over a decade of experience, my background is rich and varied. Trained as an Integrative counsellor and child/adolescent therapist I work within the NHS, in voluntary and in the private sector.  Currently heading Paradigm counselling services you will find the therapy here is tailored to meet your needs.   We offer you a safe environment to explore difficult feelings in confidence accompanied by a compassionate and respectful psychotherapist.  

We will work together to give you back your sense of self.


MBCAP Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Dip. Couns. Integrative Counselling

Post Grad Dip. Couns. Children & Young People

Cert Creative Art Therapy

Cert Bereavement & Loss

Cert. Rewind Technique (PTSD)

Working with Anger

Understanding Self-harm

Trauma & The Body

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

I hold an NVQ 3 in British Sign Language

Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) 

And have attended and completed a number of certificated training courses including:

Understanding Autism and Asperger Syndrome

Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

Transactional Analysis

Neuro-Linguistic Programming

Acceptance & Commitment Therapy​​

9 years  working in Private Practice

8 years  working with adolescents

6 years counselling in the NHS as a specialist cardiac counsellor and experienced in long term health conditions.

                             - - -  

I am committed to the ethical, non-discriminatory practice and abide by the principles and ethics of the BACP.

The Marlowe Innovation Centre


CT12 6FA

Tel: 07784 493579

© 2018 by Victoria Hocking