Welcome to Fully Human!
Fully Human is a private psychotherapy and human potential consultancy owned and run by Avigail Abarbanel.
Avigail has worked in private practice in Canberra Australia since 1999. She moved to the Scottish Highlands in January 2010 and re-established her practice in July that year.
Avigail works with adult individuals (18+), relationships, families and groups with a strong focus on fulfilling our human potential as a foundation for good mental health and healthy relationships with self and others. Avigail is an experienced supervisor and facilitator of workshops and training for the public and for professionals.
- Fully Human has a policy of non-discrimination and is welcoming to the LGBT community and to people of all backgrounds, ethnicities, cultures, faiths & creeds.
- Fully Human is not affiliated with a faith or religion but is open-minded and welcoming to people’s spiritual beliefs.
- In addition to the information I offer on this site, I invite you to read the booklets I have published on grief and adjustment to change, anxiety, trauma, relationships and my latest, Therapy Without A Therapist. These are short and accessible booklets on some of the most common topics that lead people to seek therapy. These booklets will give you a pretty good idea of how I think about mental health, about therapy and about my own work and will help you get a sense of whether I could be the right person for you. Therapy Without A Therapist is especially important as it outlines everything I do with my clients.
- Please be aware — My approach to psychological well-being is not suitable for people who are just seeking to feel a little better or to manage symptoms. It is not wrong to want to feel better or manage symptoms, but the approach I use is most suitable for people who are seeking to fulfil their potential and become all they can become. Feeling better and symptom reduction are a by-product, a natural outcome of moving in the direction of fulfilment of each person’s innate potential.
*Please note that the usual waiting period for a first appointment with Avigail can be 3 to 5 weeks. If it is urgent for you to see someone, please do not wait . You can try the BACP Find A Therapist facility or the COSCA Directory to locate another therapist in your area. Other options are to ask a GP or someone you trust for a referral.
© 2008-2020. Avigail Abarbanel.