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Dr Vicky Eames, DClinPsy CPsychol, HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist

Chester, Cheshire, CH2 3HJ
07932 645081 07932 645081 Registered / Accredited

About me

My aim is to work alongside you to help you to respond to the problems you are facing in ways that are in keeping with your values and preferences. People consult me about a range of situations and problems, for example; anxiety, depression and other mental health concerns, relational and family distress, grief, loss, trauma, abuse, chronic illness and work related difficulties.

As a clinical psychologist I am trained in a range of evidence based psychological therapies and I am therefore able to adapt my approach to suit your needs and preferences. This is based on consultation with you about what has been helpful to you in the past and upon the formulation or understanding of the problems you are bringing that we will share.

My work is underpinned by narrative therapy principles, which means I won't blame you for the difficulties you are experiencing and that I will be respectful of the knowledge, skills, experience and expertise you hold in relation to your own life. My aim is to facilitate change in ways that empower people and reduces the influence of stigma.

Training, qualifications & experience

Having qualified as a clinical psychologist in 1998, I have specialised in working with adults, children, young people and their families/carers experiencing a range of mental health problems. As a Consultant Clinical Psychologist, I was the clinical lead of a health and education assessment unit for children. Since establishing my own practice, Riverbank Psychology, over four years ago, I have continued to work with adults, couples, families and children.

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.


Health and Care Professions Council

The HCPC are an independent, UK-wide health regulator. They set standards of professional training, performance and conduct for 16 professions.

They keep a register of health professionals who meet their standards, and they take action if registered health professionals fall below those standards. They were created by a piece of legislation called the Health Professions Order 2001.

Registration means that a health professional meets national standards for their professional training, performance and conduct.

Therapies offered

  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Compassion-Focused Therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • EMDR
  • Family/systemic therapy
  • Group therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Other therapies
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Schema Therapy

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£100 per session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers

20 Beech Grove

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 and some evenings.

Types of client

Young people
Older adults
Employee Assistance Programme


Dr Vicky Eames, DClinPsy CPsychol, HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist

Dr Vicky Eames, DClinPsy CPsychol, HCPC Registered Clinical Psychologist