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Victoria David BA (Hons) MBACP (Accred)

Crowborough, East Sussex, TN6
07470 422276 07470 422276 Registered / Accredited

About me

I am an experienced counsellor for adults and young people based in Rotherfield, near Crowborough. 

Counselling can lead to long lasting positive change and is open to anyone who feels they would benefit from talking to a qualified therapist about what is troubling them, whether this is a specific issue or a feeling that life isn't how you would like it to be.  I can help with: anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, bereavement, loss, change, parenting, relationship/friendship issues, family issues, feeling stuck and dissatisfied with life, and personal growth.  However, you do not need to fit into any of these descriptions to have counselling with me and I can work with other issues that are concerning you.

I offer a calm, supportive and confidential space where together we can unravel the difficulties you are experiencing. Everyone is different and experiences life in their own unique way, so I am interested in understanding and working with how the problems in your life are affecting you. I believe that sharing and exploring your thoughts and feelings with a supportive and understanding therapist creates the opportunity to come to terms with difficult experiences, heal from emotional wounds, and find a way forward that is right for you.

I offer young people a safe, confidential and non-judgemental space where they can feel listened to and understood. I work with them to explore and make sense of what is troubling them and how they are feeling, which helps them to manage the difficulties in their lives. We may also explore different solutions and strategies, which work for them, in order to support themselves.

It is really important that you, or your young person, feels comfortable with me; so the first session is an opportunity for us to meet to see if I am the right therapist for you, before committing to regular sessions.  Sessions are usually once a week.

I am a registered and accredited member of the British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) and work according to their ethical framework, which can be found at www.bacp.co.uk.

Alongside my counselling practice I offer Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (EFP) for people who feel they would like a different form of therapy from room-based counselling. I am a senior registered LEAP EFP practitioner.

Please visit my website for more information and you are very welcome to contact me in confidence, either by email or phone, if you have any questions or would like to arrange a session.

Training, qualifications & experience

Diploma in Humanistic Integrative Counselling: Wealden Psychology Institute (BACP Accredited).

BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy First Class Honours: Anglia Ruskin University.

Level 5 Diploma in Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy (LEAP).

Person-Centred Art Therapy Certificate (PCATS).

I am currently studying for a MA/PG Dip Professional Practice Counselling & Psychotherapy: Advanced Clinical Practice, at the Minster Centre, London.

I have been counselling clients since 2012 and have worked with children and young people with  Place2Be, YMCA Dialogue and Fegans. I was a counsellor for adults with Cruse Bereavement and Sussex Community Counselling Service. I am now in full-time private practice working with young people and adults.

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.

Therapies offered

  • Equine therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative


Counselling - £45 per 50 minute session.

Equine Facilitated Psychotherapy - £80 per 90 minute session £60 per 60 minute session.

Concessions are available for clients on benefits or low income and students.

Free off road parking.

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Students
  • Trainee counsellors
  • Unemployed

East Sussex

Type of session

In person
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None


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.

Wheelchair user access


Weekdays during the day and some early morning and early evening times are available.

Types of client

Young people
Victoria David BA (Hons) MBACP (Accred)

Victoria David BA (Hons) MBACP (Accred)