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Aileen Milne is a trained and experienced counselor. She has her own private practice and currently works for a counseling agency which provides short-term counseling-both face to face and over the telephone-for many companies and organizations throughout the United Kingdom. She has experience working in both short-term and long-term counseling and has worked with a wide range of issues. She also has experience of both attending and facilitating numerous workshops.