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Victoria Thomas MBACP

Denham, Buckinghamshire, UB9 4LF
07887 567929 07887 567929

About me


Getting you back to good… At some point, we all suffer from anxiety,relationship issues,depression,feelings of panic, low self esteem or other stresses that may inhibit our happiness. Therapy involves understanding the reason or reasons you may be unhappy or struggling with things. You deserve to live the life that you want to live and keep healthy relationships safe. To truly find your best self.


Vital Life Therapy is a counselling and psychotherapy practice in Denham,Buckinghamshire, on the edge of the Chilterns, 20 miles (40 km) from London, and near Chalfont St Giles, Seer Green, Jordans, Chalfont St Peter,Little Chalfont, Gerrards Cross, Denham, Fulmer, Amersham and High Wycombe.


I offer therapeutic services to those in need of emotional help and mental well-being by using integrative therapy. Being an integrative therapist means that I assess and treat every case differently by an integration of different therapeutic approaches to discover the most productive way to help my clients.

Unfortunately, I often meet people whose experience of counselling in the past has not been successful and they have not moved on sufficiently to live the life that they deserve. Often they continue to struggle with particular areas of their lives and coping with any sort of trauma can be for many simply overwhelming. So many people live in fear, negative emotions leave people suffering and unable to cope at great personal expense

However, the right therapy will 'always' help. With some hard work and input on both sides it is possible and highly probable that self-limiting beliefs that hold us back can be dissolved and in many cases permanently resolved.  It’s never too late to live happily after receiving Vital Life Therapy!


"Vital Life Therapy" is just that! It's about empowering you and helping you to live life fully and healthily.

What some clients say about Victoria :

Victoria has a remarkable insight into people which is comforting from the start. She makes you feel like she really wants to help and indeed she did!

Victoria's friendly attitude and ability to make me feel comfortable when talking about problems was most helpful. She has an energy about her which is catching. I found it personally very helpful in my recovery.

I would absolutely recommend this lovely lady to others, she has patiently enabled me to quickly and successfully overcome my fears and at 81 years young! I didn't think it possible.

Victoria is clearly a very experienced and knowledgeable therapist. She immediately made me feel comfortable and I always left the session feeling like I'd moved a bit further out of my confusion and distress.

Victoria is a brilliant counsellor, I felt safe, heard, respected and understood.  It was a fantastic experience having counselling with her and she really helped me explore what I wanted to look at in a kind gentle and friendly way yet interestingly with loads of good energy!

I have made so many positive changes and found resources I didn't know I had during my time in counselling. I would highly recommend her to anyone looking for a counsellor to work with, she is a star.

Training, qualifications & experience

BACP member
Post Graduate Advanced Diploma in Integrative Counselling and Therapy (2002)
TA 101 (2002)
OCR Counselling Skills Certificate 2001
NLP Practitioner 2006
Victim Support. Volunteering and Counselling 1985- 2006 Specialising in Serious Sexual crimes and Domestic Violence survivors

Stress management, relaxation and mindfulness instructor.

Advanced training and coaching diploma (2013).
CBT and Mindfulness coaching (2014).

Advanced teacher training Diploma.

Diploma in Couples Counselling (2019)

Member organisations

BACP

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

  • Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
  • Behavioural therapy
  • Cognitive and behavioural therapies
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)
  • Cognitive therapy
  • Couples counselling
  • Existential therapy
  • Gestalt therapy
  • Humanistic therapies
  • Integrative
  • Jungian therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Person-centred therapy
  • Psychoanalysis
  • Psychoanalytic therapy
  • Psychoanalytical and psychodynamic
  • Psychodynamic therapy
  • Psychosexual therapy
  • Solution focused brief therapy
  • Transactional analysis

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Fees

Your first session is free at which time my fees will be negotiated subject to your financial circumstances.

Foxgloves
Bakers Wood
Denham
Buckinghamshire
UB9 4LF

Type of session

In person
Online
Phone
Home visits

Practical details

Sign language Unspecified
Other languages None

Accessibility

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

Easy parking. Quiet location.

Availability

UPDATE! Due to Covid 19 all therapy sessions are by telephone, Skype, Whattsapp, Facetime or Zoom. Please contact me to discuss your requirements. Available on request 7 days per week.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Employee Assistance Programme

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Victoria Thomas MBACP

Victoria Thomas MBACP