Complementary Health Treatments

 

We are a team of Independent Practitioners with expertise spanning many areas of Complementary Health Care. We know how important it is for everyone to receive the right kind of support for their physical and mental well-being by choosing the treatment that is right for them. 

 

Acupuncture & Chinese Massage

Anneli Engberg

 

My name is Anneli Engberg and I am a Traditional Acupuncturist & Chinese Massage Therapist who has been in private practice for over thirty years. I am a member of the British Acupuncture Council & adhere to its strict Codes of Practice and Ethics.

Mostly I treat with a combination of Acupuncture & Chinese Massage, but for those who prefer I will do one or the other. The principles of both are the same; to simulate the body's own healing responses & restore its natural balance as far as it is possible. 

My particular interests lie in working together with a client and as well as giving treatment, exploring what can be done to further help with the recovey. This may involve looking at dietary habits, posture, stretching exercises & how to reduce stress (for example). It all depends what is possible & practical for each individual.

Each person is unique, even if the symptoms are similar. The 'integrated' approach to acupuncture (TCM & Five Element) is done from a belief that an acupuncture practitioner is best equipped to treat someone if they understand both the illness & the nature of the person that is suffering the illness. 

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Chinese Medicine has its own methods of diagnosis and treatment through balancing, cleansing and strengthening the body's vital energy systems. As our health starts improving our symptoms reduce in intensity. Acupuncture is suitable for all ages and can be used alongside conventional medicine. 

To learner more or book your Acupuncture or Chinese Massage appointment, please contact me:

Tel: 01373 467130   Email: anneliengberg1@gmail.com

 

Beauty Therapy

Hello I am Charlotte and I have been a Beauty Therapist for the past 25 years. I love everything I do in the industry, particularly making sure my clients feel at ease and leave feeling amazing.

I have always enjoyed the variety of my work and the people I meet as well as continuing to add to my skills with training in new techniques so I am better able to provide a full range of treatments from manicures to hot stone massage so whether you are in need of some time out for yourself, feel like treating yourself or a family member or friend, or have a special occasion you need to prepare for, I can help you. 

For information on treatments and prices, either drop in to the clinic and pick up a brochure or give me a call or text.

 

Charlotte Lapham

 

Beauty Therapy

Tel: 07834 163553

 

Lifecoaching

 

 

Life coaching aims to help people identify habitual life patterns that may be holding a person back from becoming all they can be. It supports people on a journey of self discovery to their strengths and abilities which can include being happy and fullfilled at home or work, managing health conditions, reaching their full potental or achieving life ambitions.  

Life Coaching helps you find the power within to confidently face difficult challenges and overcome emotional barriers.

Our Life Coach is Helen Brown and information on the different therapies she offers and her contact details can be found below.

 

 

 

Progressive Counselling

Progressive Counselling can help a person see and choose which way to go in their life, whether this is about relationships, decisions, illness or any other pressing issues. A Progressive Counsellor will not 'delve' unnecessarily into a person's past or ask the person to look at past issues unless they are ready and willing to do so. Progressive Counselling is about dealing with the here and now and moving forward from now in a more sustainable way. Life patterns and habits that a client wishes to change can be addressed at their own request and at the right time.

Partnerships, family, bereavement, career and business relationships are all situations that can be worked with in counselling, either individually or together with those involved.​​​​​​​​​​​​​​

​​​​​​​Progressive Counselling is very much about empowering someone to take a healthy charge of their own life.​​​​​​​ It is often complemented with Natural Energy Therapy.

Natural Energy Therapy

Ruth Bridgeman

I have over 20 years' experience as a therapist, including 10 years as a Natural Energy Healer. Having worked as a nurse and then therapist, I recognise that spiritual energy has an essential role in recovery/healing, wellbeing and enjoyment of living. 

I work alongside anyone who desires change in their lives, ultimately to bring balance, peace and wellbeing, so improving the quality of day to day life. Working with the young and elderly, mums and mums-to-be, with those facing life-threatening illness or busy lives needing time out to recharge and alongside current medical procedures and pharmacutical practices supporting side-effects, shocks and traumas.

I trained as an Orthopaedic nurse in the early 70's and as a hypnotherapist in the 80's and have been work as a professional therapist since then. My continued training has been as a Natural Spiritual Healer 2000 - 2002; Pure Meditation Foundation and Spiritual Knowledge and Philosophy in 2003; Advanced Natural Spiritual Healing 2004; Transformation Hatha Yoga and Relaxation Teacher 2005 - 2007 and Progressive Counsellor/Coach 2005 - 2007, Holistic Energy Care Training 2009 and Advanced Yoga for Physical, Mental and Emotional Conditions 2008. My training, experience and Continued Professional Development ensures a high, and safe standard of practice.

Natural Energy Therapy, Counselling, Clinical Hypnotherapy

Tel: 01722 717870    Email: ruth.bridgeman@btinternet.com  www.ruthbridgeman.co.uk

Osteopathy

Hello, I'm Sarah originally from London. I'm recently Qualified from The London School of Osteopathy, having completed and intensive five year programme, treating patients from all walks of life, with acute or chronic pain syndromes or conditions, young or old (toddlers & teenagers to wisened elders). Previous to this I was a practicing Sports Therapist.

I specialise treating with gentle techniques such as cranial-sacral with profound results as Osteopathy can help with so many joint and muscular problems that can cause pain, discomfort or changes in the way we move, affecting our everyday and working lives.

I'm here to answer your questions should you be considering osteopathy and it's benefits in your life, please get in touch.

 

 

Sarah York

Osteopathy

Tel: 07910 738307  Email: info@sarahyork.xyz   www.sarahyork.xyz

Homeopathy

As a fully qualified and insured homeopath, I am passionate about helping people be as healthy as they can be. Homeopathy is a system of medicine that helps the body heal itself. Through consultations we will explore how you are feeling and devise an individualised treatment plan to help you regain control for your health. Common reasons to seek homeopathic treatment include:

Fatigue                  Stress                     Anxiety                       Allergies                  Digestive issues                                       

       Post surgery concerns         Chest complaints and asthma         Eczema and skin complaints       Hormonal imbalance

 

Through an initial consultation I will aim to understand your symptoms and needs, before prescribing suitable homeopathic remedies. As part of your treatment we will also discuss any diet or lifestyle changes that would aid your health. Initial consultations are around an hour in length, with follow up consultations around thirty minutes.

When I am not consulting, or getting my head into a homeopathy book or webinar, I also work as a part time secondary school Physics teacher. I enjoy jogging with my dog around the local countryside, regular yoga sessions and seeking out any live music.

I can offer consultations on Thursdays and Fridays throughout the day, Saturday mornings, or other weekday evenings. Please contact me with any questions or to book an appointment:

Charlie Ellis James

Tel: 07494 412402     Email: charlie@fromehomeopath.co.uk

Or visit my website for further information: www.fromehomeopath.co.uk

 

Holistic Remedial Massage Therapy

I am a Sports Massage Practitioner, Natural Energy Therapist, Psychotherapist, Life Coach, Personal Trainer, Rehabilitation Exercise Therapist and Lecturer. This gives me a wide scope of practice and the ability to provide treatments tailored to what you need. 

My career in Therapy began 27 years ago when I first began practicing as a Sports Massage Practitioner. I progressed from clinical practice into establishing GP referral schemes in the Southwest. Here patients with long term injuries or illness could receive the support, advice, treatment and exercise they needed to aid their recovery or transistion to living with life altering illnesses or injuries.

I later branched into teaching as a lecturer with a leading Health and Fitness Training Company, sharing what I had learned from my 10 years in the industry. For 8 years I taught Sports Massage, Fitness and Personal Training courses until I established LifeCare Health, a place where I could bring everything together into a single facility. 

Helen Brown

Sports & Remedial Massage Therapy, Remedial Exercise, Life Coaching, Psychotherapy, Natural Energy Therapy

Tel: 01373 474509   Mobile: 07912 517113   Email: lchtrain@gmail.com

 

 

Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapy 

                               MCSP,Grad Dip Phys., POGP

From incontinence to prolapse, pelvic pain to constipation, PGP to diastasis...

 Pelvic Health Physiotherapy can alleviate and in many cases cure these symptoms.

I'm Kate Charlesworth and I am passionate about my work in this fascinating area. My approach is functional, practical and goal orientated. In my consultations I also offer a coaching style approach. My clients are given advice on lifestyle and habit formation in diet and exercise, and are supported throughout their rehabilitation time.

As a Pelvic Health Physiotherapist working in this specialist field of Physiotherapy I focus on health related problems that effect the pelvic area such as:

  • Gynaecological problems such as incontinence, pelvic organ prolapse and pelvic pain symptoms (also post-operative and post cancer treatment).
  • Pregnancy-related musculoskeletal as well as bladder, bowel or pelvic floor dysfunctions.
  • Ante-natal or post-natal pain or muscle imbalance associated with pregnancy and childbirth.
  • Dyspareunia (painful sex both in mid life and post natally).

AND FOR THE MEN: preparation for and rehabilitation after prostate surgery, enabling men to maximise their strength and pelvic fitness. Pelvic pain assessment and treatment of bladder urgency.

Research-based evidence and government health guidelines recommend supervised pelvic floor muscle training over a period of 3 months as a first-line course of treatment to urinary incontinence.

 

Initial assessment : £65  (1hour)

Follow up : £50  (45 minutes)

Booking 3 treatments discount: £150

Payable by cash, BACS, or cheque.

Kate Charlesworth

Specialist Pelvic Health Physiotherapy

Tel: 07722 299851   Email: kate-womens-health@outlook.com