Qualifications:

  • BTEC level 5 Diploma in Advanced Sport and Remedial Massage (now called Soft Tissue Therapy) (London School of Sport Massage)
  • BSc (Hons) Health Sciences: Herbal Medicine (Westminster University)
  • Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy and Therapeutic Massage (Institute of Traditional Herbal Medicine and Aromatherapy)
  • I am also a qualified teacher with a Post Graduate Certificate of Education

CPD:

This is some of the training I have undertaken since qualification, to keep my skills relevant and up to date. It is not a comprehensive list; I have included the most relevant to how I work now.

I update my first aid at work certificate every three years.

  • JEMS: Locked out. The emotional brain in movement and rehabilitation
  • Mindfulness for Pain
  • Mindfulness in Practice
  • Counselling Skills Level 2
  • Integrating Care: Depression, Anxiety and Physical Illness (IMPARTS, King's College London): short course
  • Mindfulness for Anxiety with Katie Sheen: webinar
  • Essential Somatic Movement with Samantha Holland - an introduction to this practice of identifying and releasing pattens of muscular tension
  • Muscle Energy Technique for the pelvis and lumbar spine
  • JEMS functional foundations for health, fitness and wellbeing practitioners levels 1 and 2
  • Nutrition for musculoskeletal health
  • Cadaver dissection day: fascia 
  • Cadaver dissection day: rotator cuff
  • Muscle Energy Technique for the neck and shoulder