Barely a week goes by these days without an article coming out in the national press, TV or radio presenting a new piece of research into the benefits of acupuncture. Increasingly, mainstream medicine is recognising it as an excellent treatment option for a whole host of conditions and most GPs are now more than happy to recommend it to their patients.
I have been working with the Chinese system of health and healing since 1991. Seven of those years were spent in a Buddhist monastery where I studied the deeper aspects of healing and a specialised use of acupuncture points.
Following on from that I graduated from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, the largest and one of the most highly regarded colleges in the country. I am now part of the college faculty, working as a practical skills tutor.
I keep up to date with current research and new techniques through a commitment to Continuing Professional Development, and am a Member of the British Acupuncture Council – the main regulatory body of the acupuncture profession.
I offer both acupuncture treatment and meditation sessions at my clinic in Chippenham and aim to provide the best possible treatment and care, and strive for excellence in approach and results.