The ISIS School of Holistic Health

Awakening into the stillness of the light of the world

Qualifications and Experience of Fi Sutherland

Academic Qualifications

2010 COSCA Certificate in Counselling Supervision

         Tom Allen Centre, Glasgow

2007 Advanced Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling, 

         College of Holistic Medicine, Glasgow

2007 Certificate in Life Coaching, 

         College of Holistic Medicine, Glasgow

2004 BSc Psychology (with Distinction), 

         Glasgow Caledonian University

2003 Core Process Psychotherapy Foundation Course 

         Certificate, Karuna Institute, Devon

1979 BEd (Hons) (Merit in teaching), 

         Moray House College of Education, Edinburgh


Professional Membership

Accredited Member, British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy

Member, The Theosophical Society Scotland


Volunteer Experience

Feb 09-May 10 Therapeutic Counsellor, Tom Allan Centre, Glasgow; Counselling Supervisor, Tom Allan Centre

Oct 04-Jun 07 Therapeutic Counsellor, Red Road Women’s Centre, Glasgow

Sept 05-July 07 Therapeutic Counsellor, Tom Allan Centre, Glasgow

Jun 03-Jun 04 Unpaid Worker, Greater Easterhouse Women’s Aid, Glasgow

1995-1998 Helpline Worker, Samaritans, Wellington, New Zealand


Experience in Holistic Medicine and Spiritual Practice

2017-2013 Rays of Divine Consciousness Retreat, Kilmartin

2017-2012 ISIS Retreat, Iona

2016-ongoing: Path of ISIS, Teacher

2015 Vision Quest on Death & Dying, the School of Lost Borders, Death Valley, USA 

2015 – 2005 Emaho,Transpersonal Psychology Seminars, throughout Europe

2015 Death and Dying Shamanic Workshop, Healing Consultant

2014 Path of ISIS Gate 7, Teacher’s Training

2014 Naked Voice Chanting Workshop, Chloe Goodchild

2014 Shamanic Workshop in Nepal – Himalayan Shamanism with Bhola Bastola

2014 Yungdrung Bon Foundation Teaching, Lama Khemsar Rinpoche

2014 Medicine for the Earth, Amsterdam

2013 Path of ISIS Gate 6

2013 Naked Voice, Voice Workshop, Chloe Goodchild

2013 Vision Quest Facilitator Training, the School of Lost Borders, California

2013 & 2014 ISIS Retreats – Iona

2012 Path of ISIS Gate 4 and Gate 5

2012 The Ancient Ones Retreat, Healing Consultant, Kilmartin

2012 Workshop with Native American Medicine man ­– Morning Star, Scotland

2012-2014 Priestess of the Moon training, Kilmartin – Iona – Egypt

2011 Path of ISIS Gate 3

2011 Sweat Lodge Training, Germany

2011-2014 Moondance Ceremony, Germany

2011-2012 The 9 Rites of the Munay-Ki, Scotland

2010 Breathwork Practitioner Course, Sundoor

2010 Path of ISIS Gate 1 and 2

2010-2012 Two year Spiritual Leadership Course – Phoenix, Sundoor

2009 Levels I, II, III Transformational Breath Foundation Personal Training

2009 Vision Quest, Switzerland

2009 Fire Initiation Training, Sundoor

2008-2011 Annual week-long Solitary Retreats, Dhanakosa, Scotland

2008 Reiki Master Practitioner

2007 The Avatar Course, New Zealand

2006 Meditation Retreat, Dhanakosa, Scotland

2005 Meditation Retreat, Community of Interbeing, Scotland

2004 Meditation Retreat, Thich Nhat Hanh, St Andrews, 2004 

2000 Month-long Meditation Retreat, Gaia House, Devon

1999 Reiki First & Second Degree, New Zealand

1998 Advanced Meditation Course, Wellington, New Zealand

1996 Introduction to Buddhism, Wellington, New Zealand

1995-1998 Various Buddhist Retreats, Wellington, New Zealand

1994 & 1995 Buddhist Meditation Courses, Wellington, New Zealand


Spiritual Pilgrimages

2017 Kilmartin, Iona, Southern Germany

2016 Southern Germany

2016 Greece – Delos, Santorini, Delphi, Phillipi

2016 Scotland – Kilmartin, Iona

2015 USA – Mesa Verde, Mojave Desert, Joshua Tree

2015 Lindisfarne, Kilmartin

2015 Nov 2014, Jan 2014 : John of God, Brazil

2014 Egypt – Giza Pyramids, Sakkara, Dashur Pyramids, Meidum, Luxor, Aswan, Philae, Edfu, Esna, Komombo, 

         Dendera, Abydos, Abu Simbel (organised by Fotoula)

2014 Nepal Kathmandu Valley, Guru Rinpoche sites, Nammo Buddha, Boudhanath and Swayambahunath, Bhaktapur

2014 Central Tibet – Buddhist monasteries, retreats and sacred caves

2013 France – Kathar sites, Saintes Maries de la Mer, Rennes-le-Château, Carnac and Chatres

2012 China – The Forbidden City, Leshan Buddha, Eastern Tibet – Mount Emei, Buddhist monasteries, ancient 

         Buddhist caves, Taoist mountain

2012 USA – Mt Shasta, Grand Canyon, Sedona

2012 Scotland – Kilmartin, Iona, Lewis – the Callanish stones

2011 Egypt –  Giza Pyramids and Sphinx, Sakkara, Dashur Pyramids, Meidum, Abydos, 

         Luxor (east and west banks), Philae – Aswan

2011 UK – Orkney, Stonehenge, Avebury, Angelsey

2010 Egypt – Giza Pyramids, Sakkara, Dashur Pyramids, Meidum, Dendera, Abydos, Luxor, Tel el–Amarna

         (organised by Fotoula Adrimi)

2009 Peru – Sacred places in Cusco, Tipon, Machu Picchu, Ollantaytanbo, sacred mountain trekking


Workshops and groups facilitated by Fi Sutherland and co-facilitated with Fotoula Adrimi

2018 – 2017 Path of ISIS Courses, ISIS Retreat, co-facilitated with Fotoula

2017 Rays of Divine Consciousness Retreat, co-facilitated with Fotoula

2017 – 2014 Monthly Meditation and Spiritual Development Group – co-facilitated with Fotoula

2017 – 2011 Weekly Meditation and Chanting Circle

2014 – 2013 Monthly Chanting Group

2014 – 2011 38 sweatlodges as part of the sweatlodge waterpourer training

2013 Silent Meditation Retreat in Kilmartin, Scotland

2012 The Way of the Ancient Ones spiritual weeklong retreat (assisting, twice in that year)

2012 Awakening to the Power of your Heart and Mind weekend workshop in Glasgow

2012 Connecting to our heart-unlocking our potential, meditation workshop in Glasgow

2012 The art of Sacred Sound and Movement workshop

2012 The art of Therapeutic Drumming workshop

2011 Awakening to the Power of your Heart and Mind weekend workshop in Northern Ireland

2007 – 2005 Several eight week courses on personal development for OnePlus, Scotland