Victoria Wyer

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MBACP
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Keighley BD22 & Shipley BD18
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About me

Hello!

 I am a therapeutic Counsellor and former HR practitioner and hold a special interest in working with bereavement and loss, work related issues and anxiety and depression.

You may be struggling to cope with a bereavement, relationship breakdown or redundancy.  Anxiety or depression may be affecting the way you live your life or maybe you just feel numb or overwhelmed by life and you've lost your sense of self? Simply put, if you are troubled by your thoughts and feelings, counselling can help.

My approach

First and foremost I take a person-centred approach to my work, which means I do not seek to direct you. I strive to create a warm, empathic and trusting relationship and a safe space in which you are able to mute the external voices which can impose unrealistic and damaging expectations of who we should be. My aim is that this will free you to listen to your internal voice, enabling increased self-awareness and self-compassion that helps you to make sense of your emotions and trust your inner expert.

Why me?

I bring 20+ years of HR experience so have increased understanding and empathy for how work culture can affect our mental health. Work is one of the places where we often feel the need to mask our emotions. I know I struggled to adapt in certain workplaces and it was a desire to find a role in which I could be fully genuine and support others with their wellbeing that I embarked on my counselling training.

I will work with you in a collaborative way, the initial focus will be on establishing the counselling relationship but I have an interest in creative therapy techniques and other modalities such as CBT that could be integrated into our work if appropriate.

I understand it's a daunting task figuring out which counsellor is the right fit for you so please get in touch for a free consultation and we can work this out together.

Training, qualifications & experience

Qualifications

  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 3 Certificate in Counselling Studies
  • Postgraduate Diploma in Personnel Management

Counselling Experience

  • Sue Ryder Manorlands hospice -bereavement and pre-bereavement carer counselling.
  • Place2Be - secondary school counselling service to children aged 13+
  • Craven College counselling service - students aged 16+ and staff

Member organisations

BACP
British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP)

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Registered and accredited members are listed on the BACP Register, which shows that they have demonstrated BACP’s recommended standards for training, proficiency and ethical practice. The BACP Register was the first register of psychological therapists to be accredited by the Professional Standards Authority (PSA).

Accredited and senior accredited membership are voluntary categories for members who choose to undertake a rigorous application and assessment process to demonstrate additional standards around practice, training and supervision.

Individual members will have completed an appropriate counselling or psychotherapy course and started to practise, but they won’t appear on the BACP Register until they've demonstrated that they meet the standards for registration. Student members are still in the process of completing their training.

All members are bound by the BACP Ethical Framework and a Professional Conduct Procedure.

Accredited register membership

British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy
Accredited Register Scheme

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Fees

£50.00 per session
Free initial telephone session

Concessions offered for

  • Low income
  • Keyworkers
  • OAPs
  • Unemployed
  • Refugees

Additional information

concessionary fee available - please feel free to enquire

When I work

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2 Waterwheel Lane, Oakworth, Keighley, West Yorkshire, BD22 7NX

Victoria Therapy Centre, 22 Victoria Road, Shipley, West Yorkshire, BD18 3LQ

Type of session

In person
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Types of client

Young people (13-17)
Young adults (18-24)
Adults (25-64)
Older Adults (65+)

Key details

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Victoria Wyer
Victoria Wyer