I have been a therapist for over 15 years practising remedial and holistic therapies and during that time I have worked in clinics gyms, spas, and provided massage therapy at shows and events; I am a fully qualified and insured therapist with The Complementary Therapist Association (CThA) and have a current... [read more]
I am a massage therapist specialising in Swedish, Deep Tissue, Holistic, Remedial, Manual Lymphatic Drainage, Indian Head, Indian Face and Seated Acupressure Massage and I am an instructor in Baby Massage. I am based in Wandsworth/Earlsfield, South West London, parking is available or a short walk from... [read more]
I love to give Aromatherapy massage including Reiki, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Shiatsu/Acupressure and Colour Healing. I draw on all the therapies I have trained in to treat the whole person. The treatment room is a nurturing, beautiful and peaceful place to enjoy a healing, therapeutic massage treatment.
I teach yoga,... [read more]
I am a holistic beauty therapist with 27 years in the health and beauty industry. My passion lies in treatments with, most recently, Hydrotherm Massage surpassing all of my skills ranking my number 1 favourite.
My working background extends to salon and spa environments progressing to establishing my own premises and... [read more]
I am a qualified Physiotherapist registered with HCPC, who has 18 years experiences within the NHS and I am a qualified Bowen Technique Therapist for 4 years. I find that these two therapies work well together.
I am a qualified Yoga Teacher with a Physiotherapy back ground which helps when people... [read more]
My name is Lulu and I am a self employed Complementary Therapist in the Glasgow area. My business name is I Love Holistics. I'm friendly and easy to get along with. I have petsonally experienced many of the strains and traumas that many of us face in our... [read more]
Theo is a Mobile Sports Massage Therapist for 25+ years now and visits people in their home or place of work. He covers from the lightest touch of a Relaxing Aromatherapy Massage to a Swedish, Deep Tissue and Sports Massage. His Massages are tailored to your individual needs. From working as... [read more]
I have been working as a massage therapist for 16 years. I am qualified in Therapeutic massage and Aromatherapy.
I work from a treatment room next to my home, it is very quiet, no traffic noise, only the birds !
I offer home visits at a small extra cost for travel expense,... [read more]
In my practice patients are the centre of their own treatment. Previous training in counselling and working with young people enhances my philosophy of the way healthcare should be delivered. I can listen and am happy to discuss possible treatment before the consultation process.
I have run my own Retreat in Brittany, France for 12 years. I have now relocated back to Seaton, East Devon where I have my own Holistic Wellbeing Centre overlooking the sea. I am a professional Tarot Card reader and work for Psychic TV as well as attending fairs and regular... [read more]
I work from Mytchett, Camberley, Surrey as a Massage Therapist and Reiki healer. I have been doing this type of work since 2004 and love being able to help people lead a happier and more comfortable life. Some of my clients come to me having suffered with migraines, lower... [read more]
Integrated Bodywork® created by Sue Carberry is the blending of Deep Tissue Massage Techniques, Aromatherapy and Reiki Healing.
This unified approach can have an effect on many levels - The Mind, The Body and The Spirit.
Integrated Bodywork® can therefore help to reduce stress, increase flexibility and mobility, release energy blocks, alleviate physical... [read more]
I am a fully qualified and insured professional massage therapist and reflexologist providing quality treatments in Orpington or mobile to your door.
My aim is to lower your stress levels , ease your aches and pains and promote restful sleep.
All treatments are tailor made to suit each clients requirements after an initial... [read more]
Hello! My name is Andy and I am an experienced (10 years+), sensitive and friendly holistic/massage therapist, operating from a haven of peace and tranquillity, in a specially designed studio in the basement of my home. I am VTCT level 3 qualified and use a variety of massage styles, including a... [read more]
I have a background in social work and healthcare, specialising in those who have special healthcare needs, disabilities and mental health problems. Having benefited from Complementary Therapies for many years myself, I commenced training in this field ten years ago. I utilised my skills both in private practice and in... [read more]
I have been always passionate about alternative remedies and essential oils. My aim is to give natural and effective course of treatment to restore the client's health by combining a holistic massage, aromatherapy and reflexology into synergy of a treatment to suit client's individual needs. Aromatherapy and reflexology, can both bring... [read more]
We are a holistic and naturopathic clinic and training centre offering a wide variety and treatments, therapies and products to treat the whole person. We are passionate about improving and supporting the health of our patients. Treating the body as a whole and finding the root cause of disease is... [read more]
Hi, welcome to my profile.
I am a fully qualified massage therapist offering advanced skills. My therapy room is home-based which offers a friendly and private environment with appointments available outside of normal working hours. I offer appointments most days from 10am - 9pm, including Sundays.
With a background in academics and competitive... [read more]
Welcome to Driftaway. My name is Lorraine; I am happily married with three daughters, one son and five grandchildren.
Driftaway was established in 1999 and my passion for holistic treatments began when one of my children developed an autoimmune problem.
As any mother, I wanted to do the best I possibly could. By... [read more]
I offer healing, therapeutic, aromatherapy massage, reflexology and EFT/Matrix Reimprinting. I qualified for massage over 15 years ago and use the other therapies I have learnt within the massage.
Aromatherapy massage using essential oils includes some reflexology and some Thai hand and foot massage. A wonderful heated couch and client room... [read more]
I have been a complementary therapist since 1998 following a career in laboratories. I had completed an Open University Degree in Maths, Physics and Environment followed by a Masters in Environmental Management. During this time I suffered a series of bad backs and was recommended to a local osteopath, Stephen Ling,... [read more]
I am a Bodymaster Practitioner, Sports Therapist, Remedial Massage Therapist & Holistic Therapist. I am also qualified to use Acupuncture for musculoskeletal conditions and just obtained the FIFA Diploma in Football Medicine.
I assess, treat and help rehabilitate to relieve pain from injuries and chronic conditions, restore function and improve... [read more]
Hello, my name is Jidapha, and I was born in Thailand. I have been immersed in massage for as long as I can remember - I have attained qualification to Master Trainer and it is so fulfilling to be able to teach the art, and to oversee students gain certification.... [read more]
A massage therapist with over 17 years experience, initially in aromatherapy massage, then training in Indian Head Massage, Deep Tissue/Holistic Medical Massage, Hot Stone Fusion, Thai Foot Massage and also facials, I now train with the renowned Jing Massage therapy school in Brighton and, over the past few years have qualified... [read more]
I work as a NHS Complementary Therapy manager providing complementary therapies to patients . I also have my own practice room and practice from various Doctors surgeries .
I am Qualified in Clinical Aromatherapy,
... [read more]
Rebecca is warm, welcoming and truly passionate about her work. Your welfare is top of her list. After starting her career as an acupuncturist she has never looked back.
Loraine qualified as a Bowen therapist with the Bowen Therapy Academy of Australia in 2003. She attends regular continued professional development courses that both enhance her skills and develop her knowledge of how the Bowen Technique can help many different aliments and conditions. Loraine is passionate about her work... [read more]
Tranquil Rose Therapies offers Chinese Massage, Aromatherapy and Reiki , with many different Treatments to choose from to suit your individual needs. Psychic Readings and Workshops are also available.
Tranquil Rose Therapies is set in a lovely peaceful home setting overlooking the garden and fields beyond, on the edge of... [read more]
I have over 20 years in the field of Complementary Therapy, during which time I have treated many people with many conditions.
I offer treatments in aromatherapy, reflexology, fertility reflexology / reproductive reflexology, maternity reflexology and massage, Hopi Ear Candling, lymphatic drainage massage, Indian Head Massage and Aromatic Medicine
If you... [read more]
Sakina has over 20 years of experience as a practitioner. She have a wide range of skills and experience which enable her to provide a unique, holistic service to her clients. She has helped many clients who gained relief from stress-related conditions, and other conditions such as Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's and... [read more]
Hello my name is Lorraine and I have been practising complementary therapy for over 10 years. I hire a therapy room at Sweet Thyme Therapy Centre, North Shields, NE290JF and appointments are available 9.30am to 6.00pm Monday to Friday and until 5.00pm on Saturdays. I also work onsite where staff can... [read more]
I have been a massage therapist for over 32 years after working as a qualified nurse in both General and Psychiatric nursing! One of the best decisions of my life and here I am still passionately enjoying my treatments as well as running Devon Academy, an accredited and registerred college and... [read more]
Linda is a former registered Midwife and Nurse. My main therapies are Reflexology, Aromatherapy and Massage.
I use essential oils on a daily basis and I am very passionate about holistic therapies and how they enhance a person's wellbeing.
I first qualified in massage therapy over 15 years ago. I combine all the techniques I have learned to provide a massage that is effective and also feels good. Every massage is different, tailored to whatever is needed by the individual on the day.
I live in Hurstpierpoint and can... [read more]
I moved from London to Exeter when I was 22 (many years ago now!) and have lived in a village in Mid Devon for over twenty years
.From 2008 -2010 I obtained qualifications in swedish massage, sports massage,Indian head massage, reflexology and aromatherapy, at Petroc Tiverton. In 2013... [read more]
I have been working as a complementary therapist for more than 10 years. I work from home in Guildford, concentrating on Reflexology, Reiki, Aromatherapy and more recently, Hypnotherapy. I first came across Hypnotherapy when I sought help myself for a fear of flying. The results were amazing and... [read more]
Elaine Wilson is a fully trained and trusted professional who has many years experience delivering holistic therapies to satisfied clients. She is a Bachelor of Science in Professional Health Studies and is known for her skills in deep tissue massage and energy work.
She is a registered member of the Complementary Therapists... [read more]
CRYSTAL CLEAR HEALING·
Hi and welcome to Crystal Clear Healing. I am an experienced Holistic Therapist specializing in Reiki and Crystal Healing. I discovered the power of crystals through my Reiki training with my Reiki Master. I was amazed at the beauty, magic and effects crystals can have. As a therapy... [read more]
The Luna Hive is your destination for women's health and wellbeing. Book an appointment with one of our handpicked experts, access expert advice and practical support online, and feel supported through every stage of being a woman.
I help you to make the changes that you choose. Each session we will work to identify the most important issues that you feel is important to you, explore and identify the positive changes you have made and together personally structure your session to accommodate and benefit you the most... I... [read more]
I am a mobile Complementary Therapist and travel to your home or workplace within a 20 mile radius of the G67
RLD (Reflexology Lymph Drainage
HOPI EAR CANDLING
INDIAN HEAD MASSAGE
ON SITE SEATED CHAIR MASSAGE
I came into Complementary Therapies in the late nineties by chance and never looked back, enjoying the variety of different treatments I give. I work in Morningside, Edinburgh with good bus links to the city centre and am always updating my knowledge with Professional Development courses. I also offer home visits... [read more]
Ruth Pretty is a highly qualified and experienced Nutrition Therapist, having trained with the prestigious College for Optimum Nutrition in London and is also a trained practitioner for Metabolic Balance weight management. She has extensive experience as a Reflexologist and Aromatherapist and opened her Holistic Clinic in 1992. Ruth's positive and... [read more]
I am an experienced art therapist and Integrative transpersonal counsellor .
complementary health practitioner ; I work in private practice and also within the community and charity sector .Based in South West and central London
and as a visiting therapist in Canterbury, Kent. As an Integrative Transpersonal Counsellor my private practice is based... [read more]
Enrida Kelly is passionate and dedicated holistic practitioner.
She brings 17 years of experience in the field of alternative medicine, holding qualifications in various complimentary therapies.
Colon Hydrotherapy remains one of her favourite therapies and an integral part of her practice.
Enrida has an outstanding clinical experience in this discipline, having carried out over... [read more]
Chhaya's interest in Complementary Medicine developed whilst working in training and management roles over 20 years ago. Her interest led her to explore a wide range of Complementary Therapies extensively. She has established a successful practice in clinics based at Ealing and Twickenham, West London, which offers a range of complementary... [read more]
I practice in Northampton and surrounding areas either in Therapy centres in Wootton Fields and Duston and also provide a mobile service for anyone who finds it difficult to get out and about.
There is a free consultation at the first session which takes approximately 20 to 30 minutes where treatment can... [read more]
I am a qualified lymphoedema specialist and holistic practitioner in practice in Cardiff since 1998.
I have 14 years of experience of working within the local health service as a medically qualified specialist lymphoedema practitioner. I am experienced in all aspects of treatment and on going care of diagnosed primary... [read more]
Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to help promote and maintain health and well being. In a treatment it is done through the sense of smell and through the absorption into the skin.
In an aromatherapy massage these highly concentrated oils, impermeable to water, dissolve in fatty oils such as almond oil or sesame oil and are then applied to the body through the medium of massage which is soft tissue manipulation. In this way they enter the body through the skin and enter the blood stream and circulation. They can help to boost blood circulation and can have a decongesting effect upon the lymphatic system and any chestiness.
Essential oils are extracted from different parts of plants (for example, the oil from lavender is extracted only from the flowers, whereas the oil from an orange is extracted from the rind).
Essential oils are made up of molecules from different chemical groups and it is this unique combination that determine it's therapeutic effects and aroma. It is this that makes aromatherapy a treatment that can be applied to many different people as there are so many different plants and oils exerting such a wide range of therapeutic effects. Essential oils can be, for example, warming, energising and stimulating so aiding with muscle tension, lethargy, concentration and generally having an uplifting effect while other oils can be cooling, soothing and relaxing, so helping with headaches, anxiety, insomnia and digestive complaints.
An Aromatherapy treatment is aiming to help rebalance the individual at that particular time having an effect upon the person; the whole person being physical, emotional and spiritual. Each session will last about 60 minutes. In the first treatment a detailed consultation will be gone through establishing the client's general health, historical health and lifestyle and understanding the reason for the treatment and what you want to get out of it. After this the client will undress to their underwear and lie on a massage table underneath towels. The therapist will mix a blend of up to 3 essential oils in a carrier oil to best benefit that particular person and treatment. It is then massaged into skin.
Evidence varies as to the effectiveness of aromatherapy, but clients come with the following conditions, to name just a few:
Aromatherapists are not trained to make a medical diagnosis and so it is best talk to your GP to get a diagnosis before having aromatherapy. It may be that the treatment is not right for you. Aromatherapy appears to be safe, however it is best to ask your therapist if there are any risks to you for example an allergy to a certain oil.
There is currently no statutory regulation for Aromatherapy. The industry is self-regulated which means anyone can work as an aromatherapist. However there are professional associations that aromatherapsists can join and this ensures that they will be following their code of ethics as well as having relevant training and qualifications.
It is always advisable to choose an aromatherapist who has been properly trained and to make sure they have qualifications relevant to what they say and that they have relevant insurance.
Our Aromatherapy description was kindly supplied by Louise Powell.