Victoria Cobham

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LLB (Hons), LSF, DAFJ, Prof Dip, MBACP
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

Lincoln, LN6
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About me

Hello, I'm Victoria, a fully qualified (Level 5) Counsellor and Advanced Relationships Counsellor.  I am also a trainee Psychosexual Therapist, studying a Master's Degree (Level 7) in Contemporary Psychosexual Therapy at university.  In addition, I am a qualified Solicitor.  

Please come and see me, if you're struggling with aspects of your life, for my exceptional experience and my warm, welcoming, non-judgmental approach. You can talk to me about anything and everything.  My aim will be to help you thrive, enjoy your life and achieve your aims.

I counsel many different types of people, with a variety of difficulties.  My specialist areas are: anxiety, depression, trauma, low self-esteem, bereavement, relationship issues, divorce, loss of desire and sexual dysfunctions, for both individuals and couples.  I am currently offering reduced price psychosexual therapy sessions (see fees section).

Recent client feedback:

“Victoria immediately put me at ease, I knew straight away that I would be able to entrust her with my deepest thoughts and feelings.” 

"Thanks to Victoria: looking back if I had told myself at the beginning what I have now achieved, I wouldn’t have believed it."

"This has been HUGELY beneficial to us, as myself and my wife both feel that we understand the emotions and feelings behind our reactions to each other's behaviours now. With that we are now reacting to each others behaviours in a much more empathetic and healthy manner. From a personal point of view, I can honestly say that the therapy I have received from Victoria has literally changed my life." 

"I can confidently say if it wasn’t for the therapy we have received from Victoria, that we wouldn’t still be together. From a personal point of view, the outlook of my life is now so much brighter, with the knowledge that I have ADHD. This has all been down to Victoria's fantastic skills and expertise."

Training, qualifications & experience

I am a fully qualified advanced level counsellor (level 5); a Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP); a certified advanced relationships counsellor; a qualified Solicitor and Member of the Law Society; and  a trainee psychosexual therapist, studying for a Master's Degree (level 7) in psychosexual therapy, listed with the College of Sexual and Relationship Therapists.

I abide by the BACP’s and COSRT's codes of ethics and good practice and attend regular clinical supervision in my counselling work.  

I have worked with people with an extensive range of concerns, and my special interests are: anxiety, depression, bereavement, trauma, low self-esteem, relationship issues, divorce, loss of desire and sexual dysfunctions.

My therapeutic approach is integrative – I deploy the counselling styles that I consider most fruitful for each individual client or couple, although I use the person-centred counselling model as the basis of that integration.  For psychosexual therapy, I use cognitive behavioural therapy as the basis of integration.

Member organisations

BACP
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

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.

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Fees

£50.00 - £95.00

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • OAPs
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

Additional information

Counselling
Individuals: £80 per hour (full hour sessions, rather than the usual 50 minutes).
Couples: £95 per hour and a quarter session.

Psychosexual Therapy
Individuals: £50 per hour (full hour sessions)
Couples: £65 per hour and a quarter session.

Bespoke counselling options available, e.g. one session per fortnight or month or a mixture of appointments, to suit the client's needs).

When I work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
Morning
Afternoon
Evening
Night

Other appointment times are occasionally available.  Please e-mail with your preferred slot and I’ll check its availability.

Further information

I offer bespoke counselling services for adults.

My sessions last a full hour for individuals, rather than the usual 45/50 minutes offered by the majority of counsellors. I consider one hour provides my clients with the most helpful service.  For couples, my sessions last an hour and a quarter.

I will work to the usual pattern of once-weekly counselling sessions, if you prefer to do so, but you might find that sometimes weekly sessions are unnecessary, dependent on the concerns that you have. For example, we might find once we've started counselling, that it's necessary to meet only once a fortnight or once a month, dependent on your concerns and their impact on you. Similarly, it might be necessary to see you more at the beginning than towards the end of therapy. I can accommodate any of these options, according to your own specific needs. 

Lincoln Road, Lincoln, LN6

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone

Types of client

Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)
Couples
Groups
Organisations

Key details

DBS check

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Wheelchair user access
Wheelchair user access

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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.

One step only needs to be mounted, to access the counselling premises, with which I can readily assist. A ramp is otherwise available. Please notify me of your access needs - I might be able to make further assistance available.

Additional languages

French

Online platforms

Whatsapp
Zoom
FaceTime
Google Meet
Microsoft Teams
Victoria Cobham
Victoria Cobham