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, body psychotherapy and Wild therapy 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;

Wild Therapy, starting  March 2020, Allison Priestman & Jayne Johnson.

Playing with Fire, Starting Sept 2019, Bristol, Allison Priestman

Embodied-Relational Therapy training, starting  April 2020, Stephen Tame, Jayne Johnson



To Read my latest Blog + videos

Ecological Emergency Blog post


A Video about Playing with Fire


A video about Wild Therapy


A video about my Erotic Charge workshop


A podcast on embodied eco-spirituality


A Video about the Wild Therapy Training


An introduction to Allison’s Wild Therapy practice  AUDIO


Supporting Wildness

Supporting Wildness, walking, swimming, working


On Play





“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.