Psychotherapist and Counsellor

Victoria Coles is a qualified counsellor and psychotherapist. She has worked with adults, primarily focusing on bereavement issues and has extensive experience with university students. Moreover, she has worked for over 10 years as a mentor, trainer and leader in a national voluntary youth organisation. Since qualifying she has used her skills to support young people in a counselling capacity.

Her training and practice focus upon an integrative and person centred approach, with the aim of assisting the client to identify their goals or desired outcomes and ultimately how these might be achieved.

Victoria’s specialities include:

  • Counselling
  • Psychotherapy
  • Bereavement
  • Young people’s counselling (14+)
Victoria has worked with Bereft Bereavement Service in Ealing, Student Services at St Mary’s University, with young people at Off The Record Twickenham and elderly housebound clients through the Ealing Volunteer Link Scheme. She has also been an adult leader with the Army Cadet Force, a national voluntary youth organisation for over 10 years.
Victoria is a registered member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy.
In her former life Victoria worked as a conference and research manager for a number of event companies which has given her a good understanding of the business world. She has worked with young people in a training capacity for the past 10 years and as a counsellor since 2012.

Her qualifications are as follows:

  • PG Diploma in Integrative Psychotherapy and Counselling
  • Certificate in Person Centred Counselling Skills
  • Certificate in Basic Counselling Skills
  • Licentiateship in Youth Management
  • Certificate in Direct Training & Support and in Assessing Candidates Performance through Observation.
In her spare time Victoria is an Adult Leader with the Army Cadet Force, a national voluntary youth organisation for 12-18 year olds. She is a qualified first aid in trainer and regional advisor. She is involved in local charity work in Ealing for the Army Benevolent Fund. She is married with 2 dogs and a parrot which keep her very busy.