Soothe 2 Shine
Counselling

Heal the Past. Live the Present. Let yourself Shine

Soothe 2 Shine

We would love to help you on your life journey.

Gail Macfarlane
Counsellor

Hi. My name is Gail Macfarlane and I am a Qualified counsellor, and Case Manager.

Over the past 20 years I have worked in Child Protection with the Department of Health & Human Services, as a professional counsellor with the Gippsland Centre Against Sexual Assault, and in the Education Sector as Student Wellbeing Co-ordinator for Traralgon College. 

I am a skilled counsellor in Mental Health, Youth and Children's Counselling, Trauma, Abuse and Sexual Assault Counselling, Relationships, Grief and Loss Counselling, and in the treatment of Anxiety and Depression.


My Qualifications

  • Member of the Australian Counselling Association (ACA)
  • Graduate Diploma of Arts Criminology
University of Melbourne.
  • Diploma Counselling & Communication
Australian College of Applied Psychology.
  • Bachelor of Arts Psychology &          Sociology (Double Major)
Monash University Gippsland

Why Us?

We are confident we can assist you to make change in your life. We are trained in utilising a range of counselling modalities supported by complimentary therapies such as:

  • Mindfulness Stress Reduction and    Cognitive Therapy 
  • Art Therapy 
  • Play Therapy 
  • Narrative Therapy 
  • Strengths Based Therapy 
  • Mindful Relaxation
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy
  • Trauma informed Practice


Of course we make time to assess your individual needs and tailor a treatment plan specific to your needs and circumstances.