About me

Hello, my name is Vicky and I’m an experienced integrative counsellor.  Within my practice I draw on understanding from a variety of therapeutic modalities and approaches to ensure that my clients’ and their needs remain at the heart of my practice.  I am a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (MBACP) and as such ensure that the ethical framework outlined by BACP underpins my therapeutic approach.

At times, it may feel difficult to know where to turn and you may at times feel alone in your experiences.  I offer a safe, non-judgemental, empathic therapeutic space where you can share your experiences, feel heard and empowered to together explore and work to make sense of those areas of life which may be currently causing you pain or distress.  Through our sessions we will work together at a pace which feels safe and comfortable for you to facilitate insight, understanding and to support you in finding the answers and changes which feel right for you at present.

Through my counselling practice I have supported individuals in different contexts including within the charity sector, the NHS and the prison service and have gained extensive experience working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, relationship difficulties, loss, and bereavement. I am experienced in working with trauma and the profound impact this can have on our psychological, emotional, and physical wellbeing.  When we carry unprocessed trauma, this can become stuck and can impact upon our body, mind, and behaviour.  I work holistically with clients and in a safe environment we can work through and process together aspects of your experience which may be impacting upon your life and wellbeing at present.

Finding the right counsellor can at first feel overwhelming and the first step to accessing counselling can feel the most difficult.  You are welcome to contact me via telephone or email and together we can discuss and understand your needs.  You should never feel rushed or pressured into your decision and it is important that you find a counsellor who feels right for you.  I offer a free initial telephone consultation during which time we can discuss how we can best work together and to give you a better idea of whether I’m the right counsellor for you.

Training, qualifications & experience

  • Trauma and the Body - Dissociation and Somatisation
  • Trauma Informed Counselling
  • Person-Centred Experiential Counselling for Depression
  • IAPT Supervisor Training
  • Transactional Analysis 101
  • Mindfulness for Health, Stress and Emotional Well-being
  • Therapeutic Coaching
  • AAMET Emotional Freedom Techniques (EFT)
  • MA Counselling from the University of Manchester (Distinction)
  • Post Graduate Diploma in Integrative Counselling (University of Manchester)
  • Post Graduate Certificate in Person-centred Counselling (Salford University)
  • BSC Psychology from Lancaster University (1st Honours)

Member organisations


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.


£40.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Additional information

Counselling sessions are £40 per 50-minute sessions, which can be paid by BACS transfer or PayPal 24 hours in advance of our scheduled appointment.


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Heaton Moor Counselling & Therapy Centre
33B Shaw Road

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

DBS check

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