Clare is qualified in Traditional & Japanese Acupuncture, biomedical science and nutrition.
She will spend time with you in a consultation before the course of treatment to understand your symptoms, how they impact your life, your medical history and how you are feeling physically as well as emotionally. The consultation is confidential.
Japanese Acupuncture practices a very gentle non-insertion or shallow needling techniques. This allows for a very comfortable treatment and is suitable for children, those with poor circulation or anyone who likes a more relaxing gentle approach or for someone who does not like the idea of needles.
Clare is also trained to work with clients using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). This type of therapy is a collaborative, structured style that is often used to treat anxiety.
She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and the British Acupuncture Association. Her membership is underwritten by the Professional Standards Authority.
Benefits of Acupuncture
Can aid fertility and a range of pregnancy-related ailments
Relief from Anxiety, Arthritis, Chronic pain, Depression, Insomnia, Headaches, Migraines, Nausea, Sciatica, Sinus congestion, Tinnitus
Reduced Eye Strain
Improved Immune System and Reduced Sick Days
Enhanced Mental Clarity and Increased Energy
Relief from Digestive Conditions
Reduced Food and Cigarette Craving
Fewer Injuries on the Body Due to Repetitive Strain
Take Control of your Well Being and De-Stress
Symptoms can creep up on us and then one day, we just don't feel like our old selves anymore. A common culprit today is stress. The body's stress response was meant to be a short burst in order to help us fight or run. Today the kind of low grade constant stress in our lives stops the body's systems working well and can be difficult to switch off. Acupuncture treatments helps by helping us to cope mentally and emotionally and we then can function without the stress response being turned on. Certain acupuncture points induce calm, clear thoughts and help us to see things with clearer perspective.
Please call or email to discuss your own symptoms and see if acupuncture
The first session lasts 1.5 hours and involves a consultation and treatment. Subsequent treatments last up to 1 hour.
Does it Hurt?
Acupuncture treatments may or may not involve inserting needles. All styles of treatments will be discussed with you at the consultation and different methods can be used to make you as comfortable as possible
Can You Treat Children?
A Japanese style of treatment called Shonishin involving no insertion of needles is used with children. They often enjoy the treatment and great effort is used to put them at ease at all times.
First Consultation £66
Subsequent Treatments £50