Gill Tree; Founder and Director of Adoption Academy

Gill Tree is a master practitioner in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming) is training in Solution Focused Brief Therapy (in scope therapy for Adoption Support Fund) and provided stress management training for 22 years with clients including British Telecom, HMRC and Atkins Global as well as many local authorities and charities. She also founded and owned for 22 years, the UK’s largest school of massage. She was a respite foster carer for 2 years prior to adoptingn her son in 2011 and now provides courses and presentations on therapeutic touch, sensory and reflex issues and resilience programmes for adopters, foster carers and parents of troubled children. She is  a member of the International Stress Management Association and the BABCP (British Association for Behavioural Cognitive Psychotherapies).

She is trained in Neuro-agility and is a Rhythmic Movement Consultant

Gill is well known for her imaginative, engaging and entertaining training style. She is refreshingly honest in the mistakes she makes as a parent and is a constant seeker of knowledge and ways to be a better Mum. View Gill's CV

"The mind-body connection has always fascinated me and this is increasingly so as I help my son heal from the trauma of his early years of neglect."

Author of the “Manifesto for a Pro-Touch Society, She intends to influence society both as individuals and in our organisations to become more nurturing and pro positive appropriate touch. 

Gill has writtien for many publications including Adoption Today, her first book Total Massage was published in 2006 and she has appeared on GMTV, Radio 4 and BBC Bristol.

Now with a handle on her own stress as an adopter, Gill once again loves to cook, read, garden, flower arrange, socialise, dance and go to the theatre, museum and galleries.  


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"‘Useful to experience the exercises and devise simple everyday exercise/rhythmic programme that carers can use with children’."

- Alison Field – Social Worker -

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