Victoria Hocking. Dip Couns MBACP registered

Victoria Hocking. Dip Couns MBACP registered


I am unable to take further enquiries until 02-Mar-2020

07784 493579

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About me

Are you feeling overwhelmed, anxious or down? Has your child become withdrawn, tearful or angry?

Are you having issues in your relationships, or perhaps you're just wondering how on earth it got to this?

These thoughts and feelings can be isolating and, when allowed to, can take over. But, by taking these initial steps you’ve already accepted that this is not who or where you want to be; this is not your forever.

I am an experienced Integrative Counsellor and Child / Adolescent therapist working within the  NHS and in Private Practice and will gently help you explore the issues that are important to you. Together we will find the possibilities and help you move forward with your life.

It’s a daunting process I know but by seeking help you are showing strength of character and a desire to feel happier. Counselling can help you achieve this as it provides a safe place in which you can explore your personal thoughts and feelings in a confidential and supportive environment. Whether as a couple or an individual, a child or young person, this neutral space enables us to look at and work through the issues in a calmer, clearer way.

It can allow you the opportunity to air your views, and make the changes you feel would most benefit your life and your relationships.

There is no issue too big or too small.

So let’s look at this together.

Trained as an Integrative counsellor, with my roots firmly in the Person centred approach, I am able to draw from a number of approaches including CBT, Psychodynamic, Solution focused, Creative Art Therapy, Mindfulness and others. This basically means that the therapy is tailored to meet your needs.

I have a wealth of experience in working with:

  • Stress / Anxiety
  • Anger
  • Depression
  • Trauma
  • PTSD
  • Children & Teenagers
  • Low self esteem
  • Affairs & betrayals
  • Menopause
  • Grief
  • Abuse
  • Mental health
  • Divorce
  • Sexual Identity
  • Domestic violence
  • Couples
  • Young adults
  • Long term health issues & chronic pain.
  • Disabilities
  • Sadness
  • Autism
  • Family issues

... and life in general.

Based in Ramsgate.

Training, qualifications & experience

MBACP Registered Member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy

Post Grad Dip. Couns Children & Young People

Cert. Creative Art Therapy

Cert. Bereavement & Loss

Cert. Rewind Technique

Cert. Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

8 years Working in Private Practice

6 years Counselling in NHS Cardiac Rehab and long term health conditions

I hold an NVQ3 in British Sign Language

And have attended a vast number of certificated training courses including:

Understanding Autism & Aperger Syndrome

Working with Anger

Understanding Self-Injury and Self-harm

Neuro Linguistic Programming

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

Emotional Freedom Technique - Tapping

Trauma and the body

Member organisations


Accredited register membership


£50.00  Individual sessions 9am - 8pm.

£60.00  Couples

Concessions may be available to those on low income.

Further information

Based in Ramsgate with over 10 years experience working within the NHS and the private sector, you will find my working environment Safe, Non-Judgemental and Confidential.

Maps & Directions

Ramsgate, CT12

Type of session

Online counselling: No
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes
Home visits: No

Practical details

Sign language: Yes
Other languages: None


Accessibility information
Wheelchair access: Yes


Monday - Friday 9 - 8pm

Types of client

Young people
Older adults