Dr Victoria Smalley

Clinical Psychologist, BA (Hons), MA, D. Clin. Psych, HCPC

Dr Victoria (Toya) Smalley is an experienced Clinical Psychologist with a specialism in children and families. She is currently employed in Worcestershire CAMHS NHS service. We are very fortunate to have Toya offering her time to our clients.

  • Warm, compassionate and approachable
  • Thoughtful, practically focused therapy
  • Excellent communication with parents, schools and other professionals
  • Dedicated to improving the emotional wellbeing of children, young people and their families
  • Experienced in a range of evidence-based interventions (e.g. CBT, Systemic, DBT, person centred)
  • Provides considerate, individualised approaches

Qualifications and Experience

  • Over 15 years’ experience of working in NHS mental health work
  • Over 7 years experience of working in NHS Child and Adolescent Mental Health
  • Provides supervision to other therapists in her CAMHS role
  • Registered Member of the Health Care Professionals Council
  • Completion of BA (Hons) Psychology, MA Psychology and Doctorate in Clinical Psychology
  • Completion of Foundation Course and Intermediate Course in Systemic Family therapy training
  • Published author in psychological research

Areas of Expertise

  • Parenting strategies
  • Bedtime or sleeping difficulties
  • Nightmares, night terrors
  • Difficulties with eating
  • Anger & behavioural issues
  • Encopresis/ enuresis concerns
  • General anxiety or anxiety at separations
  • Difficulties with siblings or new baby
  • Panic, phobias, OCD, specific traumas
  • Self harming behaviours, risky behaviours
  • Attachment difficulties, struggles in relationships
  • Navigating family separation, change, divorce
  • Low mood, depression, sadness, grief, loss, low self esteem
  • Problems with friends, school, relationship social issues
  • Concerns about developmental difficulties
  • Systemic family approaches to improve family communication

Session Details

  • Cost is £85 per session
  • Monday afternoons 3pm, 4.15pm an 5.30pm
  • Wednesday afternoons 2pm, 3.15pm and 4.30pm
  • Some alternative Saturdays 9am, 10.15am and 11.30am
  • Based at our main clinical rooms above Malvern Hills Dental Care, Corner of Howsell and Somers Rd, Wr14 1JD
  • Dr Victoria is also listed on our main team website called Malvern Hills Private Practice, click here to be directed to it.

To Book Sessions with Dr Victoria

To book face to face sessions with Dr Victoria , please speak to our practice manager Daniel (01684 877 115) or book a free telephone consult with Dr Abigail for Triage.  Triage is where screening questions are asked to make sure we are the right service for you, and you can ask any questions about Dr Victoria, her approach and the service. These can be booked using our online diary, via email or by calling our main number 01684 877 115.