Therapies

 

Therapies

Acupuncture - Ross / Zoe / Tim / Ray  

Aromatherapy Massage - Heather

Astrology - Val

Breathwork Therapy- Sophia

Counselling - Heidi, Julie 

Craniosacral Therapy -  Anne, Magi

Focusing - Wayne

Herbalism - Pam

Homeopathy - Chris, Jacki 

Human Design - Sarah Willoughby

Hypnotherapy - Ruby 

Indian Head Massage - Smita

Massage - Mira

Reflexology - Smita / Nicola

Reiki -  Kate/ Pat 

Tui Na - Tim

Transpersonal Art Therapy- Samantha

TIM SULLIVAN Lic. Ac, MBAcC, Dip Tui Na, Clin Cert Tui Na (Hangzhou),

Acupuncture and Tui Na (Chinese Medical Massage)

Tui Na is a massage system that is integrated in Chinese Medicine. It provides effective treatment though a range of techniques, manipulations and intentions. Tim specialises in movement disorders, awareness disorders and issues arising from being identified outside of self. 

I am a practitioner of Classical Chinese Medicine, a fully qualified Acupuncturist, Reflexologist and Tui Na (Chinese Medical Massage) practitioner with over 20 years experience in body work and massage. Classical Chinese Medicine uses 6 meridian systems that are described in the classic texts. Each system is capable of treating all conditions but each one from different angles that are helpful for getting at difficult or intractable conditions. 
I have been teaching Tui Na (Chinese medical massage) at LCTA, CICM and Leamington Spa. In addition, I teach postgraduate courses in classical Chinese Medicine, mainly on secondary vessels (sinew, luo and divergent channels). I am currently enrolled in the PhD program in America (AUCM) in Classical Chinese Medicine and have been a student of Jeffrey Yuen for the past 10 years.

Tel: 07906 513 642
www.communityclinic.co.uk

PAM ROGERS BA, MNIMH

Herbal Medicine

Herbal Medicine, one of the oldest forms of healing, uses whole plant preparations to treat illness and maintain good health. Almost any condition that someone might take to their GP can be treated. Common complaints include digestive or skin problems, gynaecological disorders, migraine, recurrent colds and flu, post viral fatigue, asthma, anxiety to name a few. The herbalist aims to find the cause of the problem and then chooses appropriate herbs to combine to create a unique prescription for that person. The safety record of herbal medicine by trained herbalists is excellent. Any age group can be treated and herbs can be used alongside conventional medicine.

JACKI BECKER RSHom

Homeopathy

Homeopathy is a well proven system of natural medicine which uses remedies derived from plants, minerals and other natural substances to stimulate your body's self-healing capacity.

Homeopathy aims to treat disease at its roots, removing the cause of your illness as well as the symptoms. It has a wide scope of application and can be used to treat virtually any condition in the young and old alike.


I started training as a Homeopath in 1997 whilst working as a special needs teacher. I currently
work with a mental health charity and am interested in mental health and emotional problems in children and adults.

I also teach at the Contemporary College in Exeter and at a teaching clinic in Clapham.

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JULIE SPINKS RGN (retired) Dip. Couns, MBACP

Counselling

I offer a confidential and non-judgmental space for you to explore your thoughts and feelings for yourself, your relationships and feelings better and to make life decisions.

My training was in person centred counselling and the foundation of my work is built on respect, empowerment and authenticity. I beleve that therapy is a collaborative activity. I am fully qualified and have been a counsellor now for 27 years. My previous career was in nursing.

Some of the issues that I have helped with are depression, anxiety, food issues, hoarding, assertivenenss, relationship difficulties. Our first meeting will be an assessment session for us each to discover if we want to work together.

"The real voyage of discovery consists not in seeking new lanscapes, but in having new eyes"

Marcel Proust                   

07813 815561        

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MIRA DUNCAN

Holistic Massage

Holistic Massage combines active listening, bodywork experience and therapeutic touch, assisting muscles to relax, ligaments to soften and joints to mobilise, helping you return to the tranquillity and bliss available within your body.
I specialise in flowing full-body massage using circles, figure-of-eights, rocking and repetitions - calming the central nervous system and promoting the integration of your whole system.
A session may include Deep Tissue work, Myofacial Release, and Neuro-Muscular techniques, and is fully adaptable to your needs, whether you want relief from a specific area of pain or tension, or are simply looking to enjoy a skilled and rejuvenating treatment.

Phone: 07746416526

www.deeptimemassage.com

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ROSS HARGRAVE Lic. Ac., M.B.Ac.C

Acupuncture

Acupuncture involves the gentle insertion of fine needles into specific points on the body to regulate the flow of the body’s vital energy. Many people come for acupuncture because they feel unwell or to help treat various physical and mental symptoms. It’s suitable for all ages and is used effectively alongside conventional medicine.

Ross has a love of caring for his clients, a passion for acupuncture and health and a unique set of skills and experience gained through over 25 years of working with people. A devoted family man; he enjoys 3 busy practices throughout Devon.

http://www.rosshargraveacupuncture.co.uk

info@rosshargraveacupuncture.co.uk

Telephone: 07811 932370

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Smita Tomalin

Reflexology & Indian Head Massage

Reflexology is a treatment giving the body and its organs complete attention by working through the feet.

 This technique of detailed yet gentle stimulation of all pressure points offers relief for specific problems as well as complete toning and energy boosting for the organs in the body.

 I incorporate this with a deeply nurturing and relaxing foot massage which ensures a feeling of let and go and well being on the physical and mental level and an opportunity for the client to spend quality time with him/herself in peace and quiet.

 

I did my reflexology training in New York in 1990 and have worked with it ever since.

 I am also a Reiki master and have completed a course in Veda-balance Ayurvedic massage and Indian Head Massage

 I am also a meditation teacher.

NICOLA MOULTON

Reflexology 

REFLEXOLOGY, re-developed by American doctors, amongst others, in the early 1900’s - is the therapeutic foot massage of ‘reflex’ areas on the feet which correspond to the entire body.

Reflexology works through the nervous system and natural energy pathways and is specifically designed to flush toxins out, strengthen and balance all aspects of the physical body and the emotional well-being.

Our thought processes and emotional energies are delivered energetically into our physical being.  They are part of our wholeness.  Releasing and balancing the body physically and also energetically as a ‘whole’ (Holistic) helps to bring about balance and well-being more effectively.

Regular Reflexology treatment can encourage improvement in well-being, moods, abilities to cope and the release of negative patterns of tension within the body and mind.  It is a good ‘preventative’ therapy.

At the Totnes Natural Health Centre I provide relaxing and healing Reflexology treatments.

I trained as a Reflexology Practitioner and as a Reiki Therapist at the Metta School of Reflexology and the Amida School of Healing in Totnes in 1998.  I am fully insured and a full member of the British Register of Complementary Practitioners.

www.beginninghealing.wordpress.com

KATE BELL

Reiki Masters/ Teachers

Reiki means Universal Life Energy, the vital life force which flows through all living beings. A Reiki treatment is usually deeply relaxing and can be subtle or very powerful, depending on what one needs at the time, and can facilitate change. Reiki is hands on form of healing which is a nourishing treat to yourself and brings love, harmony and balance to Mind, Body and Soul- so go on 'treat' yourself!

Reiki is a great passion of mine it has helped heal and transform my life, enabling me to become more my true self and to trust my intuition. It is a healing meditation that is continually changing and evolving. A treatment is as much a joy to give as it is to receive. We give individual treatments but also work together, offering a very unique opportunity to have a Reiki from both of us. This 'Double Whammy' is proving to be very popular!

Wayne Schroeder

Craniosacral therapy and Focussing

As a Cranio Sacral Therapist and Focusing Practitioner (as developed by Eugine T Gendlin,PH.D.),

I  offer support on many levels, working to restore and reconnect you with your own health, vitality and wisdom. Although many conditions are treatable I have come to specialise in the following:

1.Anxiety.

2.Depression.

3.Stress.

4.Chronic fatigue and/or pain.

5. PTSD  (the impacts of previous unresolved trauma).

CranioSacral Therapy and Focusing offer a gentle and yet powerful approach to heal at your bodies own pace. People often feel relaxed, calmed and at peace after sessions as they come away with a greater understanding of their healing process and how they can also help themselves.

If you would like more information or testimonials please see my website www.wayneschroeder.co.uk

Or you are welcome to book a session with the receptionist here at the desk.

I have been in the healing field for over 30 years and have a background in Naturopathy,

Herbalism, Iridology and massage. I have been practicing craniosacral therapy for the last 10 years.

Since the age of 7 I’ve also studied and practiced many Eastern and Western meditation practices which

are a great help in keeping life balanced. Do also ask me about my new workshops that I’m excited to launch this year at the Totnes Natural Health Centre on “Food, the sacred opportunity to experience profound connection and incomparable joy”.

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Heather Blakeston 

Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Therapeutic Massage, Indian Head Massage and Reiki

Aromatherapy is a relaxing massage using essential oils combined to meet your needs. Reflexology uses pressure specific pressure points on the feet to treat the internal organs of the body and promote balanced health.

Reiki is a form of hands-on healing which help the body regain its natural flow of energy and Indian Head massage is a relaxing treatment working on the head, neck and shoulders.

I have been working within the Health and Social Care field for over twenty years. At present I combine my work as a therapist together with working as a Healthcare advocate. My approach is to empower people so that they can take control of their own health and wellbeing. I am fully qualified and aim to make treatments relaxing and help people to feel good about themselves.

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Val Belcher

Astrology

My name is Val and I have studied astrology since 1977.

There is much more to astrology than what you may read in a magazine, this is 'Sun sign astrology'

For a more accurate reading there is so much more to consider, like the time you were born, the place of your birth and where the Moon is in your chart along with all the other planets. Also what aspect were they making with each other when you decided to arrive on the planet. What is your rising sign? what house is your Sun in? what about Venus and Mars where are they in your chart? The answers to these questions actually mean something when reading a chart.

 If you book a chart reading could you please leave your date of birth, place and time of birth if you know it.

Chris Gethin

Homeopathy

Chris trained at The School of Homeopathy, qualifying in 1985. His practice is based in South Devon and he has taught for many years at The School of Homeopathy, as well as running evening classes for interested members of the public. He has supervised numerous students through their year of supervised practice and The Society's registration process.

 

He was Treasurer of The Society of Homeopaths and a Director from 1996 to 2000. Chris teaches Philosophy at The Contemporary College.

Heidi Rose

Counselling

As a counsellor in my final year of training I offer short and long term therapy, following the individual and their needs. 

I hold a space of deep listening, taking the soul rather than the mind as a starting point of balance. 

I welcome whatever is brought, knowing that we are more than our personalities and problems.  

 I see each persons potential and believe that we have within us the wisdom to make 'right choices' and that in every situation we have the possibility for growth.

I sometimes work in nature, people's homes and in groups as am also trained in Ecotherapy, Interior Alignment and Council. 

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Sophia Magdalena

Breathwork Therapy

Breathwork is a powerful natural way to tap into your inner source of joy,energy and clarity. Theraputic Breathwork is considered to be one of the most healing and transformative practices available in making a difference in our lives and choices we make.

Through these sessions of conscious breathwork you will be guided to: Release anxiety, stress , past traumatic experiences.

Clear blocked energies in the body to feel fully energised and alive. Restore balance, harmony and peace of mind.

As a member of the International Breathwork Founda-tion and Alchemy of the Breath community I offer a range of sessions to guide you back to your true self, self love and acceptance.

Offering, one on one sessions, group breathwork

Samantha Herbert

Transpersonal Art Therapy 

I offer1:1 and group sessions, both online and in person. This therapy can offer you support through life transitions, times of uncertainty or challenge in a creative, safe and nurturing environment.

Different creative mediums are used: collage, movement, poetry, storytelling, mediation, guided imagery, mandala, music and visualisation; no ‘artistic talent’ is required!

Art therapy can support you to: build resilience, access resources of support and strength, tap into your own inner wisdom and guidance, reduce anxiety, manage life-crisis and transition, increase self-esteem, reconcile emotional conflicts, provide orientation, live into your full potential, connect to yourself in deeper and more meaningful ways, feel calmer and more resourced. This therapy helps you gain new insights from events/ life experience and to discover and cultivate that which is life-giving, to support a balanced and healthy life.

Zoe Prendergast  M.phil, DipAc.

Acupuncture and Chinese Herbalism

M.phil in Anthropology. University of Cambridge (1996-97.)

Master level Usui Reiki practitioner. (2000.)

www.usuireiki.com

B.A. in Traditional Chinese Medicine. CENAC Barcelona (2001-2005.)

www.escuelacenac.com

Certified HypnoBirthing ( Mongan Method.) educator. (2006.)

www.hypnobirthing.com

In-house training in acupuncture for fertility at the Shen Dao Institute, Barcelona (2006-07.)

Certificate in NSEV acupuncture (2011.)

www.nsevhealing.com

Certified White tantra and Sacred Sexuality facilitator training with Anaiya Sophia (2014-2015.)

www.anaiyasophia.com

Mothering Sons’ . The inner pathway of mothering .Facilitator training and mentorship of trainees with Sharon Ann Rose. (2015.) 

www.sharonannrose.com/mother-of-suns.

Ongoing training in Spiritual Healing with Agni Eickermann. (2017-present).

www.agnieickermann.com

Specialist in Gynaecology and Obstetrics.

With over 15 years of clinical practice as an acupuncturist, and a dedicated commitment to the care of her patients, Zoë’s main focus is your health and well being. She is proud to offer her experience, skills and knowledge to help you make your life the best it can be.

Please ring Zoë for a free 15 minute consultation to discuss your needs and find out how acupuncture and Chinese herbs can support your healing.

Tel: 07429 492067

zoeprendergast@gmail.com

Pat Fletcher  

Usui Reiki Practitioner

(UK Reiki Federation)

Usui Reiki is a Japanese relaxation and healing process developed by Mikao Usui. The client remains fully clothed, either lying on a treatment couch, seated or standing. The practitioner places their hands non-intrusively in positions over the whole body.

Before treatment, clients are asked to be well-hydrated. At the end they share their experience.

 

My passion is health, fitness and wellbeing and I developed Living First therapies to help people stress less, and live more!

I’ll call you prior to your first appointment to discuss requirements, medical history etc...

Ray Vermiglio 

Acupuncture 

In my practice I use two different styles of approach. Traditional Chinese medicine, (TCM) and Five Element Constitutional Acupuncture. Both focus on identifying patterns of disharmony within the body’s energetic systems, and seek to treat the whole body and mind in a holistic framework, in an open and gentle healing manner.

 

My background interests include engaging in grass roots art projects using reusable material, permaculture design, playing musical instruments and singing. I feel my daily meditation practice allows me to bring a quality of presence into the treatment room.