Originally from Germany, Astrid arrived in Scotland in 1975, studied in Aberdeen and other Universities abroad to become an Interpreter and Translator. Subsequently retrained with PCT Britain as a counsellor and psychotherapist, later also trainer of counsellors and supervisor.
In 2007, Astrid took on the Chief Executive Role at Mental Health Aberdeen.
MHA is committed to providing counselling, free at point of delivery, to anyone struggling with mental wellbeing and emotional issues.
Last year, MHA delivered overall in excess of 10,000 counselling sessions.