Hello & Welcome!

My name is Esther Lohneis.  I am a counsellor, shamanic practitioner, teacher & writer.  My passion is to help empower others to live happier and more fulfilling lives.  I love being out in nature enjoying the beauty and peace it gives me.  Before becoming a counsellor I worked in the field of complementary health for many years; having intensively trained in core shamanic practice over 8 years & utilising these skills to aid client holistic health.

My counselling qualifications are;

  • Level 2 Counselling Skills
  • Level 3 Counselling Studies
  • Level 4 Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling
  • Level 5 Advanced Diploma in Psychotherapeutic Counselling

In addition to this I have undertaken various trainings in bereavement including:

  • Awareness in Bereavement Care
  • Sudden & Traumatic Death
  • Bereaved by Suicide

I have also trained in working with trauma; both from childhood as well as more recent.

For details of my shamanic training please see the Shamanic Healing page.

Esther Lohneis

Esther Lohneis – B.A. (hons) Dip.Couns Adv.Dip.Couns MBACP

For 4 years I worked with a bereavement charity, successfully completing their in-house training and seeing clients 1-1 in their own homes.  I have also worked with a youth charity, mainly supporting staff members.

I run a successful private practice in a rural location, positioned between Glastonbury & Wells in Somerset, UK, supporting people with all kinds of different issues.  I am a member of BACP (British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy) and adhere to their ethical framework in all work I undertake.

I am currently assisting on the Level 4 Diploma training run by Sweet Track Counselling in Glastonbury (www.sweet-track-counselling.co.uk).

I offer 1-1 sessions nr. Wells.  I am also available for online video appointments using Zoom.

You can contact me at:

esther@seeinginthedark.co.uk / 07572 848925.