Traditional Acupuncture originated in China and other far eastern cultures where it still features in mainstream healthcare. Because traditional acupuncture aims to treat the whole person rather than specific symptoms in isolation, it can be effective for a range of conditions.
CBT can help with depression, anxiety and a wide range of other problems. It is a form of psychotherapy that focuses on how a person's thoughts, beliefs and attitudes affect their feelings and behaviours. People can learn more beneficial ways of thinking and behaving.
Medical Herbalists make use of plants whose traditional uses are backed up by modern scientific research and clinical trials. A Qualified Medical Herbalist has a BSc or equivalent in Herbal Medicine, has studied orthodox medicine as well as plant medicine .
Mindfulness counselling is productive in many different situations. With sympathetic guidance an individual who may feel beset by problems is enabled to see opportunities hidden in a crisis and discover empowering ways forward which increase the sense of meaning and purpose in life.
Reflexology involves applying pressure to and massaging certain areas of the feet, hands and ears. Its aim is to encourage healing and relieve stress and tension. It is also used by many to maintain general health and well-being.
Many common health problems today result from food and environmental sensitivities. These can be identified by Kinesiology, using simple, painless muscle response testing to reveal digestive & metabolic weaknesses.
Chiropody is the provision of curative foot care using therapeutic techniques for conditions affecting the foot & lower limb. This includes pain relief for conditions caused by deformities & dysfunctions.
Homeopathy is one of the most widely used forms of medicine in the world today, because people are discovering the benefits of a system of medicine that is safe, effective and treats them as unique individuals. Homeopathy is a complete system of medicine that treats mental, emotional and physical illness.
Clinical Nutrition is the practice of analysing if a person is consuming an adequate amount of nutrients for good health. A clinical nutritionist is concerned with how nutrients in food are processed, stored and discarded by your body, along with how what you eat affects your overall well-being.
Remedial Massage looks at specific muscular dysfunction and the effect this has on the body as a whole. A combination of deep tissue massage, neuromuscular technique and joint mobilisation is used to relieve pain and spasm, promote relaxation and improve general metabolism.
Aromatherapy uses essential oils derived from plants, and chosen to suit the individual, which are applied with specialised massage techniques to promote deep relaxation and recovery. This gives relief from general ached and pains, stress, tension and systemic illness.
Counselling can help those experiencing emotional or psychological problems in their lives. They want help with how they feel about themselves, with their relationships and how they can change aspects of their behaviour which may be causing problems for themselves and others.
Indian Head Massage is based on the Ayurvedic system of healing: the therapist uses a range of movements including application of deep kneading and compression over the neck, shoulders and scalp and will also gently stimulate and stroke pressure points on the face.
Osteopathy is a system of complementary medicine involving the treatment of medical disorders through the manipulation and massage of the skeleton and musculature. It is a way of detecting, treating and preventing health problems by moving, stretching and massaging a person's muscles and joints.
Sports Therapy aims is to help people from all walks of life overcome sports, or other mobility related issues, so that they may return to their chosen sport / activity and perform to the best of their ability - be this National Level competitions or simply to participate in their local 'stretch and flex' class, in the shortest, safest possible time.
The Bowen technique is a remarkable healing method. It involves the movement of soft tissue in a specific way. The move is a rolling-type move of the thumbs and forefingers, and is designed to stimulate the tissue and nerve pathways, creating a focus for the brain.
Cranial Osteopathy involves gentle palpitation of the skull & spinal colour to influence the central nervous system. Cranial Osteopathy can resolve old trauma & injury, stimulate self healing mechanisms and benefit a wide variety of conditions in all ages.
Medical acupuncture involves the painless insertion of fine needles into certain points of the body for the relief of pain and encouragement of self-healing. The needles are very fine so it does not in any way feel like having blood taken or an injection.
Psychotherapy is an integration of science, theory & clinical knowledge for the purpose of understanding, preventing & relieving psychologically based distress or disfunction in order to promote subjective well being and personal development.