Vicky Warburton

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Reg BACP, PG Dips, Counsellor and Psychotherapist. BA (Hons)
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Horsforth, Leeds LS18 & Leeds LS16
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

I offer face to face counselling in two areas in Leeds, West Yorkshire - LS18 and LS16  (Horsforth /Cookridge).   I also offer telephone and remote counselling (zoom sessions) country wide, throughout Europe and the rest of the world.

If you decide to work with me I recommend at least 6 sessions.  Each individual is different, and I have worked with people for anything between 6 sessions and for over two years.  Some people get what they need quickly.  For others it takes longer. Some take a break when feeling they are able to cope again and return when other life events happen; they may need extra support and time to process what is happening. Every person is different.

How it works

We sit together and you explain what is happening for you.  We will unpick how things are for you, what adds to it and why that might be.  We might look at family, past events and make sense of where you are at presently.  When you are ready, we will shine a light on the things that seem the most unmanageable and we will face them together, safely. Sometimes people experience reoccurring feelings they do not want and cannot seem to move away from.  This is something psychotherapy can offer relief from.

Friends and family will give advice and try to make you feel better but sometimes this is not enough, and we need a deeper understanding to work through our feelings and thought processes that seem to have become entrenched.

I work with longstanding issues or new life events which occur.  My training is in a wide range of areas, and I am therefore able to draw on this to tailor it to you.  I am an integrative, relational therapist.  I do not claim to hold all the answers for your problems, but I can help you to unpick where you are at and help you work toward new perspectives and understanding.  If you are experiencing difficult and frightening feelings, you will have a space to explore these with me and find some understanding and relief from what is happening to you. It is not easy, but it does works. 

Therapy is a healing process.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications and Areas of Interest

I have a Post Graduate Diploma in Counselling and Psychotherapy from Leeds Beckett University.  I am an integrative relational therapist and work primarily from a person-centred approach but blend modalities from various fields including the Psychodynamic and Gestalt fields and tailor techniques to each individual.  

Having worked in helping roles for over 20 years I draw on a wide range of experience including teaching; being a Director of a community interest group for improving mental health and working with individuals and groups around mental wellbeing. I also have a Post Graduate Certificate in Education for secondary pupils and a BA Hons Degree. I have a qualification in Mindfulness (MISP) and use some techniques, if suitable with clients.  I can incorporate elements of CBT in my work and TA, where appropriate.

I am especially interested in working with trauma, exploring how the mind and body respond separately, and as a whole.

Member organisations

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

BACP is one of the UK’s leading professional bodies for counselling and psychotherapy with around 60,000 members. The Association has several different categories of membership, including Student Member, Individual Member, Registered Member MBACP, Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Accred) and Senior Registered Accredited Member MBACP (Snr Acccred).

Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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£60.00 per session
Free initial telephone or online session

Additional information

Each session is 50 minutes, and I charge £60 per session. 

​I kindly request our sessions must be paid for in advance, or on the day. Sessions must be cancelled or rescheduled at least 24 hours in advance or you will be responsible for the full session fee.

When I work

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Further information


Maybe a recent life event is changing how you are in the world. Maybe a past event needs to be worked on and understood.  Maybe you do not feel yourself and are suffering with a change in mood, outlook and increased anxiety. 

​If you are experiencing difficult and overwhelming feelings, we can work through them together. You will have a space to find some understanding and relief from what is happening to you, without being judged.

​Family and friends often try and give advice and make us feel better, but sometimes this can make things more confusing and a more open non-judgemental approach is needed. Counselling and psychotherapy can offer a different way. 

You can choose from face to face, zoom or telephone counselling.  I offer a safe space from where you can feel at ease to express yourself and voice what is troubling you. Together we can work on the process of coping with emotions, thoughts and understanding what is going on for you. Enabling you to live a more satisfying life.

The Featherbank Suite, Regent House, 2 Regent Road, Horsforth, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS18 4NP

The Tower Clinic, 8 Tinshill Lane, Leeds, West Yorkshire, LS16 7AP

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Vicky Warburton
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