Victoria Watkins - The Centre for Parenting
Holmfield Consulting Rooms
1 Holmfield Road
The Centre for Parenting is a Leicester based Clinical Psychology Practice. We carefully integrate Clinical Psychology expertise and Mindfulness Meditation to support parents and children from a more mindful approach to mental health.
The Centre for Parenting is passionate about making specialist psychological information and support accessible to all families. We offer individual sessions to children and parents and also have a range of other services for parents to support them to care for their child.
Training, qualifications & experience
Dr Watkins is a practicing Chartered Clinical Psychologist registered with Health Care Professionals Council (click to check Dr Watkins' registration) and a chartered member of the British Psychological Society. Dr Watkins specialises in child psychology and the parent-child relationship and values this as the foundation on which good parenting and mental health is built.
Dr Watkins completed her undergraduate degree in Psychology at the University of Warwick and her Doctorate in Clinical Psychology at the University of Leicester. Dr Watkins has over 17 years of experience working in both England and Australia, working in Child and Adolescent services such as Coventry & Warwickshire NHS Trust in UK and Eastern Health in Melbourne, Australia. Dr Watkins has worked in both public health and private clinics helping families and has extensive experience working with children and their families.
Dr Watkins is also a Trained Yoga Teacher with over 850 teacher training hours and is an experienced mindfulness meditation teacher and practitioner.
Areas of counselling I deal with
- Anger management
- Attachment disorder in children
- Behaviour problems
- Child related issues
- Childhood bereavement
- Childhood bullying
- Depression and anxiety in children
- Generalised anxiety disorder
- Low self-confidence
- Low self-esteem
- Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT)
- Cognitive analytic therapy (CAT)
- Cognitive and behavioural therapies
Individual assessments and treatment sessions £110/per hour for children
Individual sessions for parents £110/per hour or £90/per hour for online sessions
Maps & Directions
Type of session
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Types of client
Supervision & training
I am available to offer clinical supervision.