Soothe 2 Shine

We would love to help you on your life journey.

Gail Macfarlane


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

  • 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.