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 and works in Primary Care in Yeovil.

Georgie has an avid interest in complementary therapies having studied Essential Oil Therapy, Zoopharmacognosy, Floracology, kinesiology and Reiki master level. Georgie also 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 has had previous careers in the Army, Police and teaching secondary schools and later lecturing adults at university level. She was a kinship carer for her niece for 5 years and in that time a finalist for Influential Woman of the Year at the Venus Business Awards (Dorset) for supporting her niece through sudden paralysis aged 14 to recovery. Alongside counselling, Georgie enjoys writing and she has written a Higher National Diploma on Equine Management for a local college, articles for Horsemanship and Equine Leadership Magazines, and has created websites and blogs for other people and small businesses. For mindfulness Georgie enjoys painting animal portraits with oils.