Helping you get to the ❤️ of the matter. It’s a Soul-ful Space.
Welcome to my website, I am happy to help if you feel drawn to work with me or are curious about anything you read here. If you have any questions please ask.
What’s on offer? Counselling/Psychotherapy & Energy Healing.
I have been working as a counsellor/psychotherapist, since 2003, when I qualified with my first Diploma in Psychodynamic Counselling. The other main models I have trained in which inform my practice are Egan, Sensori-Motor Psychotherapy, alongside, CRM, and Brainspotting.
More recently I have completed Level One in Internal Family Systems IFS (see seperate page for more info.) IFS is one of the fastest growing psychotherapy models worldwide. I believe there are only 3 practitioners in Scotland with IFS training.
I offer, general counselling/psychotherapy and specific IFS sessions.
I have a special interest in working with people who have experienced T(t)rauma in their lives and I have focussed my training and practice on this since 2011.
This is part of one of my all time favourite quotes:
“Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness that most frightens us. We ask ourselves, Who am I to be brilliant, gorgeous, talented, fabulous? “
– Marianne Williamson, A Return to LoveI beleive, we came here to shine!
T(r)rauma, is a huge topic. You can read more about it, here on this page: https://maggiecostella.com/trauma-abuse-unmothered-children/
Working together in relationship
My hope would be, that we would work together colaboratively, deciding what to work on session by session, reviewing and discussing how the work is going regularly. Sessions can be weekly, fortnightly, or at mutually agreed regular intervals.
I firmly believe, the relationship you build with me, is as important as the theory that underpins the work.
I also believe, it’s got to be the right time to attend therapy, i.e. your idea, no one sending you and it’s got to be with the right person at the right time. I believe we will both know that fairly soon.
My counselling/psychotherapy work often overlaps with my shamanic training. It being the same work, with different words and ways of going about it. In all of my work I aim, to be working mindfully with compassionate enquiry in present moment time and space. In shamanic work, trauma, is known as soul loss.
“There is a crack in everything, that’s how the light gets in”. Leonard Cohen
Angelic REIKI, Usui Reiki sessions and ANGELIC Reiki Attunements all levels
I have been an Usui Reiki practioner since 2003 and hold a Master in that modality and offer individual one to one Usui Reiki sessions.
I have also recently completed Master/Teacher training in Angelic Reiki, which alongside IFS, is another new modality for me. I am equally excited to have added this to whats on offer here and as well as individual one to one sessions I can also train or attune people in Angelic Reiki 1& 2, 3&4 (Master) and Master/Teacher.
Both of these high vibrational energy healing systems are also also gentle and transformative.
In all of my work I encouraging creative expression.
Creative self expression, might include, drawing, painting, poetry, sandtray work, representing parts of our selves, with different media or movement, this allows you to work with more unconsious material or material that is pre verbal. It also allows you to externalise it, helping to make it known and less internalised.
I am promoting IFS at present, as I have found it to be immensely helpful personally and professionally.
Please browse for more info. If you have any questions about any of my services, please get in touch, I am happy to help if it feels right for you.
I am an accredited counsellor/psychotherapist and member of COSCA and I work to COSCA’s Statement of Ethics and Code of Practice.
I am also a registered member of the BCMA and work to their code of pracice and ethics. I am also a member of the Angelic Reiki Association.