Victoria Settle (Tori) is the former CEO of The Bowlby Centre in Islington, London. She is an attachment-based psychoanalytic psychotherapist and supervisor and is registered as a psychoanalyst with the UKCP.
She has taught extensively at The Bowlby Centre specialising in infant development and runs short courses on Attachment for counsellors and psychotherapists who have trained elsewhere but have an interest in learning about Attachment theory and how it can be applied clinically.
Tori has co-authored a chapter on Attachment in The SAGE Handbook of Counselling and Psychotherapy and has written papers on the relevance of Infant Observation on psychotherapy trainings in the Journal of Attachment and The Psychotherapist. She has given regular presentations at clinical forums on how to work with disorganised attachment and the links with this particular attachment pattern and trauma.
Tori is a keen ballroom dancer and passionate about the environment. She has 17 beautiful chickens and 8 Indian Runner ducks in addition to her 2 Patterdale terrier puppies and 2 silver Bengal kittens. She lives in Kent with her wife.
“I found Victoria Settle excellent in her clinical presentation and assessment.”
“I really liked Tori’s presentation as it brought the ideas discussed back to the practice of doing therapy in the room with a client.”
“I was particularly enthralled by Tori’s presentation.”
“I Particularly enjoyed Tori Settle’s presentation which I found so clearly explained and easy to digest.”
“I found Tori’s presentation to be exceptionally clear and easy to follow. I am very interested in Attachment theory so I gained much from her presentation.”