About Us

Georgie McBurney:

George McBurney Juniper Natural Therapies
Photograph by Jen Bradburn

Georgie is a Humanistic Integrative Counsellor specialising in Person Centred, Transactional Analysis and Gestalt theories and is a member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (MBACP). Georgie specialises in low moods, depression, anxiety and self-harm. Georgie is a member of the Counsellors Collective in Primary Care in Yeovil where she also works as a Health Coach and is DBS checked. Georgie also runs a private practice at Meare, near Glastonbury.

Georgie has an avid interest in complementary therapies having studied Essential Oil Therapy, Zoopharmacognosy, Floracology, kinesiology and Reiki master level. Georgie has a BSc (Hons) in Animal Science (Behaviour & Welfare, a PGCE in Secondary Science (Biology), Qualified Teacher Status and is an Equine Facilitated Psychotherapist (LEAP model).

Georgie was an ‘Army brat’ before joining the Army herself. She has been a Special Constable for Merseyside Police and worked as a Control Room Operator for Thames Valley Police. She has taught science in various secondary schools and been a programme leader for a land based college. In 2015 Georgie became a finalist for Influential Woman of the Year at the Venus Business Awards (Dorset) for her role as a kinship foster carer supporting her niece through sudden paralysis at 14.  Georgie enjoys writing and has written a new BTEC in Equine Management, articles for Horsemanship magazine and Equine Leadership Magazine, and has created various websites and blogs for other businesses. She looks after a herd of 12 horses with her business partner Livvy at Paintedhorse, and if there is any spare time left enjoys painting animal portraits with oils.

Livvy Adams:

paintedhorse Juniper natural therapies livvy adams healing reiki GlastonburyOlivia ‘Livvy’ Adams spent the early part of her career as a front line police officer in the Avon and Somerset Constabulary, working on the now defunct Police women’s Unit which helped women and children in abusive relationships, as victims of sexual, physical and emotional abuse.  Having left the police force to bring up her two children, Livvy subsequently retrained as an accountant, and continues to work with several clients today.  After training with EPONA instructors Rosie Withey from Horses as Teachers, Caroline Morgan, Mike Khan & Shelley Rosenberg at Telford Equestrian Centre, Leanna Millward of Flying with Horses and later with Ella Jones and Mike Delany at LEAP Livvy established an equine facilitated and experiential learning and ReWilding business called ‘Paintedhorse’.

Having lived in or near Glastonbury all her life, Livvy offers a range of healing practices which comes under the umbrella of intuitive healing. Livvy is currently training as a Priestess of Cerridwen and aims to specialise to help people with pet/animal bereavement.  Livvy has studied Eco ReWilding and aims to help people connect back to nature, with or without the use of horses. Livvy is currently studying L3 Counselling Skills & Training (CPCAB).