Allison Priestman

“You do not have to be good. You do not have to walk on your knees for a hundred miles through the desert repenting. You only have to let the soft animal of your body love what it loves.”



Welcome to my website, please feel free to contact me.



I offer counselling and body psychotherapy to individuals, working from my studio just outside of Stroud, Gloucestershire.


I am a supervisor of counsellors psychotherapists and complementary health practitioners, offering individual and group supervision.


I run workshops  both for organisations and offer my own C.P.D. Programme.


Upcoming training courses;

Grace and Chaos, Group Facilitation course, starting  Nov 2017, Allison Priestman, Stephen Tame

Wild Therapy, starting  March 2018 Stephen Tame, Jayne Johnson

Embodied-Relational Therapy training, starting  April 2019



To Read my latest Blog + videos

On Play

Grace and Chaos video



“The world offers itself to your imagination, calls to you like the wild geese,  harsh and excited over and over again, announcing your place in the family of things.”                                                 


All quotations  from “The Wild Geese” by Mary Oliver.