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 2019 Stephen Tame, Allison Priestman

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

Embodied-Relational Therapy training, starting  April 2019,  Stephen Tame, Jayne Johnson



To Read my latest Blog + videos

An introduction to Allison’s Wild Therapy practice  AUDIO

Supporting Wildness

Supporting Wildness, walking, swimming, working

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.