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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 and the Charity Sector. 

Currently heading Paradigm Counselling Services you will find the therapy here is tailored to meet your needs.  I offer you a safe environment to explore difficult feelings in confidence accompanied by a compassionate and respectful therapist. 

Victoria Relph - Therapist

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


  • MBACP (Accred) Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

  • Dip. Couns. Integrative Counselling

  • L6 Dip. Couns. Children & Young People

  • L6 Dip Rape & Childhood Sexual Abuse

  • EMDR    P 1, 2, 3. & 4.

  • Cert. Mental Health First Aid

  • Cert Creative Art Therapy

  • Cert Bereavement & Loss

  • Cert. Rewind Technique 

  • Working with Anger & Shame

  • Understanding Self-harm

  • Trauma & The Body

  • Emotional Freedom Technique (Tapping) 

  • Cert. Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

  • Cert. Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

  • Cert. Online & Telephone Counselling

  • Cert. LGBTQIA+ Awareness Training

  • I hold an NVQ 3 in British Sign Language


I have also attended and completed many certificated training courses including:

  • Understanding Autism and Asperger Syndrome

  • ADHD

  • Rational Emotive Behaviour Therapy

  • Transactional Analysis

  • Neuro-Linguistic Programming

  • Acceptance & Commitment Therapy​​​

  • 13 years  working in Private Practice

  • 19 years  working with adolescents

  • 12 years working with GP referrals through IAPT & EAP

  •  3 year working with East Kent Rape Crisis Centre

  • 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: confidentiality is assured at all times.

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