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VICKY MONK MBACP (Accredited) UKRCP Registered Ind. Counsellor

Counselling for adults and children - I am an experienced Accredited  Counsellor with a great deal of experience working in Skegness and surrounding areas. I work with anger, bereavement, depression, anxiety, abuse (of all kinds), low self-esteem, panic attacks, child related issues and so on - please refer to the list below for more areas.

When working with children and young people I use artwork and 'play' materials helping the client to feel relaxed, therefore enabling thoughts and feelings to surface. Counselling is a creative opportunity for personal growth yet it often takes a lot of courage to reveal thoughts and feelings.

I have a calm approach - person-centred being the 'core' of my counselling - also working with other theoretical approaches, dependent on what the client presents with. By using the necessary approach for each individual client - each client being unique - hopefully, during the counselling process the client is able to work through their issues, enabling them to move forward with their lives.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP Accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist

  • AdDipCouns
  • MBACP (Accred)
  • UKRCP Registered

Training/Qualifications in:

  • Attachment
  • Understanding Substance Misuse
  • Gestalt work
  • Eating Problems and Disorders
  • Abuse and Domestic Violence
  • Rape and Sexual Violence
  • Recreational Drug Use
  • Rape and Sexual Violence
  • Child Protection Awareness
  • Safeguarding Children V2 and V5
  • Bereavement work
  • Critical Incident De-briefing
  • Creative work with children and adults suffering Grief and Loss
  • Impact of Domestic Violence on Children
  • Multi-Intervention Metaphoric Tool-Kit
  • ASSIST: Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

B.S.L. (British Sign Language) Stages 1 and 2
Deaf Awareness Certificate

I work extensively in schools, surgeries, children's centres and business centres.

Member organisations

Registered / Accredited

Registered / Accredited

Being registered/accredited with a professional body means an individual must have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by their member organisation.


British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

BACP is one of the UK’s largest professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy. Therapists registered with the Association fall into a number of different membership categories such as Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP and Registered Member MBACP (Accred), each standing for different levels of training and experience. MBACP (Accred) and MBACP (Snr Accred) members have achieved a substantial level of training and experience approved by the Association.

Registered members can be found on the BACP Register, which was the first register to achieve Accredited Voluntary Register status issued by the Professional Standards Authority. Individual Members will have completed an appropriate counselling and/or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but will not appear on the BACP Register until they've progressed to Registered Member MBACP status.

All members are bound by a Code of Ethics & Practice and a Complaints Procedure. Accredited by the Professional Standards Authority.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Accredited Register Scheme

The Accredited Register Scheme was set up in 2013 by the Department of Health (DoH) as a way to recognise organisations that hold voluntary registers which meet certain standards. These standards are set by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

This therapist has indicated that they belong to an Accredited Register.

Areas of counselling I deal with

Therapies offered

  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Dynamic Interpersonal Therapy
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Human Givens psychotherapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Play therapy
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Reality therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis


Fees (on request)

Sessions will be agreed upon at the initial Assessment.

Counselling sessions will take place in Skegness - I require 24 hours notice for cancelled sessions.

(Enhanced Police Checked).

(Full Indemnity Insurance)


I work in the Skegness Business Centre all day on a Wednesday...I also work in local Schools.

My hours  at Skegness Business Centre are 8.30 - 5.30

every Friday.

Further information

I am also able to work with clients using British Sign Language at Level one and have an understanding of hard of hearing people.

Skegness Business Centre
Wainfleet Road
Industrial Estate
PE25 3SJ

Key details

Sign language
Other languages None
Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair user access

Wheelchair-accessible premises should have step-free access for wheelchair users and individuals who are unable to climb stairs. If a counsellor's premises aren't step-free, they may offer alternative services such as telephone/web-based appointments, home visits, or meeting clients in different location, so you can choose the option that suits you best.

You can contact the counsellor to discuss the options available.

Under the Equality Act 2010 service providers have a duty to make reasonable adjustments to ensure that individuals with disabilities can access their service. You can read more about reasonable adjustments to help you to access services on the CAB website.

Ground floor level from street

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme
Vicky Monk MBACP (Accred)

Vicky Monk MBACP (Accred)