During this incredibly unsettling and uncertain time, therapy doesn't have to stop.
The Coronavirus outbreak is impacting us all and many are seeking support for the first time.  If this is you/you and your partner and you are looking for a safe space to process what is happening and how you are being affected, please do feel free to make contact. 

In line with the government guidelines, I am offering online therapy to clients at this point in time.  

Humanistic Psychotherapy and Relational Life Therapy 

for Adults and Couples


How I work

I am a Humanistic Psychotherapist which means that therapy takes form in a conversation. I see us as equals and work to support you on your exploration to find a more satisfying way of being.  

believe that we all have the potential to take charge of our lives and that the therapeutic relationship can work to harness that power. Celebrating the best parts of ourselves can help us to accept and change or grow the parts we are less confident about.  

I work both one-to-one with adult individuals and couples of all ages, races, cultures, religious backgrounds and sexual orientation in a safe and confidential space.  

I believe that we are all unique and as a result we require different ways of working.  My practice is informed by the work of Gestalt, Transactional Analysis and Formative Psychology and I am influenced by the work of Stanley Keleman, Fritz Perls, Virginia Satir, Esther Perel, Terry Real, Dr Gabor Maté and Brené Brown.

If after our initial meeting we decide to work together, we would meet once a week on the same day and at the same time, for as long as the work continues to be effective and beneficial to you. I offer either brief (6-10 sessions) or open-ended therapy where we will review the process periodically to ensure you are getting the most from our time together.

When the time comes to end our work it is important to make sure we have a proper ending, this may be over the course of two sessions but I would always aim that we have at least one so that we can review and complete all that has gone before in order to say goodbye in a satisfying way.

My rates

Individuals: £80 for a 50-minute session

Couples: £90 for a 60-minute session weekly

        or £150 for a 90-minute session fortnightly

Areas I work with:

  • Anger

  • Anxiety

  • Bereavement and Loss

  • Childhood issues

  • Childhood sexual, physical or emotional abuse

  • Communication

  • Couples Counselling

  • Depression

  • Domestic Abuse

  • Family issues

  • Grief

  • Identity

  • Performance pressure

  • Reclaiming interior space after change or loss

  • Relationship issues

  • Self-esteem

  • Shock

  • Stress and Overwhelm

  • Suicidal feelings

  • Transitions and change

  • Trauma

  • Work/life balance

 Psychotherapy and Counselling in Chiswick, London W4 4DH © 2018 by Victoria Shalet MBACP

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