Victoria Holt

Contact Details

London, N6



Fees & Charges

£300 per hour.

I also offer a sliding scale to students and those who are not in employment.
I am able to travel to appointments if at a distance.


Car parking available, Online/Internet Counselling, Skype Video Counselling, Telephone Counselling, Wheelchair access.

My clients

Gender & Sexual Minorities Experienced:
Cross Dresser/Transvestite
Kink/BDSM (all gender/sexualities)
Other Gender Variant
Trans F2M
Trans M2F
Age ranges:
Young Adults (16-24)
Young people (< 16)
Relationship Styles:
Friend and Family members

About me

I am a Consultant Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist specialising in working with gender dysphoric children and adolescents and their families. 

I work in a National Specialist Team at the Gender Identity Development Service at the Tavistock Clinic in London and have a number of years of experience in this area. I also do group work and work with families where a parent has transitioned.   

In addition to my work with gender dysphoria and gender identity issues, I also work with children, adolescents and adults with broader range of mental health difficulties. 

Sexual & Gender Identity:
Gay - Female

Experience and approach

Specific experience and training:

I am a member of WPATH (World Professional Association of Transgendered Health) and am on the Child and Adolescent Committee panel. I present at national and international conferences and teach widely in this area. I have been involved in working with the media and undertake research in this area. I have completed the CSMT (Certificate in Working with Gender and Sexual Minority Clients ) with Pink Therapy which is their one year specialist programme and I am a Clinical Associate and hold a post of Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist with them.  In addition I deliver training for Pink Therapy.

I also work with children , adolescents and adults with mental health difficulties. I have received training in a number of therapeutic modalities including individual psychotherapy, cognitive behavioural therapy, Mentalisation and interpersonal therapy 

I qualified as a medical doctor in 1999 from Imperial Medical School and went to work in Brighton as a House Officer. I returned to London in 2001 and specialised in psychiatry .

In 2004 I trained as Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Tavistock Clinic. I have also completed an intercalated Psychology BSc at University College London. I am supportive, open minded and use an individualised approach. I have experience in a number of areas and work with all gender and sexual identities

Qualifications : Certificate in Working with Gender and Sexual Minorities 2011, MRCPsych 2004, MBBS 1999, BSc Psychol (Hons)

Therapies Practiced:
Psychotherapy, Supervision/Consultation.
Specialisms and interests:
  • Gender Dysphoria 
  • Depression 
  • Self harm 
  • Eating issues 
  • Family Issues 
  • Psychiatric Assessments 
  • Consultation 
  • Supervision
Theoretical approach:
Body Psychotherapy, Cognitive Therapy, Couple Therapy, Family Therapy, interpersonal, Psychodynamic, Systemic.
Ethical Framework:


Specialist Registration as a Psychiatrist
Royal College of Psychiartists (Nov 2008)
Year long training in working with Gender and Sexual Diversity Clients
Pink Therapy (Dec 2011)
General Medical Council
World Professional Assoc for Trans Health

Issues and problems I can help with:

Addictions/Compulsive behaviours, Adoption Issues, Agoraphobia, Anger Management, Anxiety/ Panic Attack, Attention Deficit Disorders/ ADHD, Autistic Spectrum, Bereavement/Grief, Bipolar Disorder, Chronic Physical Ilness, Claustrophobia, Coming Out Issues, Compulsive Behaviours (Sex, Gambling, Spending, etc), Cross Dressing/ Transvestism, Cultural/Ethnic Issues, Depression, Divorce, Domestic Violence, Eating Difficulties/ Anorexia/ Bulimia, Gender Identity Concerns, Homophobic Bullying, Intimacy Issues, Parenting Issues, Phobias, Post Traumatic Stress, Pregnancy/ Post Natal Depression, Psychosis, Psychosomatic Illness, Relationship Issues, Schizophrenia, Self Esteem/Confidence, Sexual Arousal/ Desire Difficulties, Shame/Guilt, Suicidal Behaviour/Ideation, Transgender, Trauma.

Dr Victoria Holt


Contact us by: Email: | Telephone: 07971 205323 | Post: Pink Therapy, BCM 5159, London WC1N 3XX