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Dr Victoria Samuel specialises in providing evidence-based therapeutic work to children, adolescents and adults.
Victoria has particular expertise in working with clients who feel restricted by anxious thoughts and feelings and physical symptoms of worry, panic and stress. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy is offered, alongside cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
Victoria has undergone additional specialist training in working with adults and children affected by post-traumatic stress disorder, using Eye Movement Desensitisation and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Working with individuals who have experienced road traffic accidents is and area in which Victoria has considerable clinical experience.
Areas of interest
Individual therapy; Post traumatic stress disorder (PTSD); Family therapy; Adolescent mental health; Anxiety disorders; Bereavement; Depression; Children (7-11 years of age); Major trauma; Children (0-6 years of age); Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT); Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD); Eye movement desensitisation & reprocessing (EMDR)
Specialist interests and expertise in the following physical conditions
- Gastrointestinal disorders
- Musculoskeletal conditions
- Pain management
- Psychophysiological disorders
- Physical disability
- Rheumatological conditions
- Referral Coordinator
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Current NHS consultant posts held
Specialist Clinical Psychologist, Paediatrics
Post traumatic Stress Disorder
Samuel, V., Colville, G., Goodwin, S, Ryninks, K. & Dean, S. (2015). The Value of Screening Parents for Their Risk of Developing Psychological Symptoms After PICU: A Feasibility Study Evaluating a Pediatric Intensive Care Follow-Up Clinic. Pediatric Critical Care Medicine, 16 (9), 808-813.
McCracken, L.M. & Samuel, V.M. (2007) The Role of Avoidance, Pacing, and other Activity Patterns in Chronic Pain, 130 (1-2), 119-125.
Samuel. V., Moses, J., North., Smith, H. & Thorne, K. (2007) Spinal Cord Injury Rehabilitation: The Experience of Women. Spinal Cord, 45, 758–764.
Courses offered to GPs
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder: screening and treatment.
Mindfulness: effective clinical therapy for patients and valuable life-skill for health professionals.
- Doctorate in Clinical Psychology University of Bristol 2006
- Msc Health Psychology The University of Bath 2002
- Ba (Hons) Psychology with European Studies The University of Exeter 2001
- EMDR Training: Level 1, Intermediate & Level 2. EMDR Child Training, Level 1 EMDR Institute Inc. 2009
Affiliations / memberships
Registered with The Health and Care Professional Council.
Chartered Clinical Psychologist, British Psychological Society.
Member of the EMDR Association UK & Ireland.