Wendy Robertson Fyfe M.A., Nature-Based Counselling and Psychotherapy

Wendy Robertson Fyfe M.A., Nature-Based Counselling and Psychotherapy

St Andrew's Centre
9 Bayswell Road
Dunbar
East Lothian
EH42 1AB

Wallace House
3 Boswall Road
Edinburgh
MidLothian
EH5 3RJ

01368 860153 / 07748 175961

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St Andrew's Centre
9 Bayswell Road
Dunbar
East Lothian
EH42 1AB

Wallace House
3 Boswall Road
Edinburgh
MidLothian
EH5 3RJ

01368 860153 / 07748 175961

About me

Sometimes we can't see our unique Life Dance, or Soul Dance, for the mist. Sometimes there are moments when we catch a glimpse and can see the dance more clearly; what seemed like 'going round in circles' actually becomes important steps in following a thread on the way towards a more conscious and authentically witnessed engagement with yourself, the lover of your own dance in your one one wild and precious life. See Soul Dance image below.

Michael White says: "When a caterpillar first begins this transformation, an entirely new kind of cell begins to appear inside the caterpillar that scientists call Imaginal cells. These cells contain the imagining or blueprint of a whole new being. At first as these cells appear, they are attacked and resisted by the caterpillar, but gradually as more of these appear, they grow stronger and begin to cluster together to form the first organs of the new creature. Eventually clusters of cells will form extensions of connective tissue that bridge these small groups of cells into a larger form. The old form literally dies, as a new being is born from within the old." I experience this process with Imaginal cells happening with work l offer people and provide a supportive and encouraging space to be with the discomfort and hope. My experience is that this process is vital both for you and our world as more people go through this process being unhappy with the world as it is right now; this process is happening personally and in our culture.

If you are curious and want to find out more about your self and your Soul Dance (though it may not feel like a dance right now). Give me a howl.

"l had more self understanding and insight in one day than one year of doing anything else." Client

Training, qualifications & experience

BA (Hons) Cultural Studies (Portsmouth)

Post Grad MA Cultural Studies, Birmingham

7 Years Associate Lecturer at The Open University in Scotland including Social Science, Social Policy and Welfare, Counselling and Psychotherapy; Understanding Fear and Sadness.

Diploma in Counselling, Institute of Psychosynthesis, London

5 Years training in Psychosynthesis Psychotherapy, Institute of Psychosynthesis, London

17 years private practice including 7 years at CrossReach PostNatal Depression Service, Edinburgh (until 2015)

4 Years Apprenticeship with Animas Valley Institute, Colorado

Completed Wild Mind Professional Training with the Animas Valley Institute

Nature-Based Soul Guide informed by 'Soulcraft, Crossing into the Mysteries of Psyche and Nature' Bill Plotkin

Producer of International Wilderness Programmes in Scotland

Medicine Guide at Wilderness is Medicine see https://wildernessismedicine.org/

Trainer and Consultant

Supervisor for Practitioners developing work in field of Nature-Based and Soulcentric Practice

Published wilderness writer, poet and speaker as well as exhibited photographer.

Member organisations

BACP

Other areas of counselling I deal with

Nature/Psyche and Soul

Human Development

Deep Imagination

Dreamwork

Creativity

Eco Psychology

Eco Therapy

Eco Spirituality

Photos & videos

  • Soul Dance

Fees

£60 per 1 hour session, individuals
£80 per hour, Couples

I have some sessions available at a lower rate of £45. Please contact me for details.

Generally, we contract for 6 weekly sessions and then meet once a month. The sessions can be face-to-face or Skype/Zoom or 'on the land'. We will have a conversation about what will serve you depending on why you choose to come and what you long for.

Maps & Directions

Dunbar, EH42 1AB
Edinburgh, EH5 3RJ

Type of session

Online counselling: Yes
Telephone counselling: No
Face to face counselling: Yes

Practical details

Sign language: No
Other languages: None

Availability

Monday in Edinburgh, Tuesday and Wednesday in Dunbar do contact me for other times if these don't work for you.

Types of client

Young people
Adults
Older adults
Couples
Groups
Organisations