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Suzanne Travis

Suzanne Travis

Reflexologist in Doncaster

I am a fully qualified and insured Reflexologist with 13 years experience. I run an established Reiki/Reflexology business in the Scunthorpe and Doncaster areas. I hold sessions in a light and airy room at my home in Belton. For those people who are unable to travel to me, I also work as a mobile therapist within the local area, so that treatments can be held in the comfort of your own home.

Some clients have been with me since I first set up practice nearly ten years ago. I adapt my work to suit a person's individual needs and I genuinely care about the people I work with. I will always look to find ways of giving help and support to the best of my ability.

Background & Qualifications

Suzanne Travis G.N.S.R. M.A.R. P.R.M.

Professional Excellence
I am a fully insured reflexologist, registered with the Association of Reflexologists (AOR) which was established in 1984. The AOR is an independent and non-profit making organisation supporting members worldwide. Through regular consultation with industry bodies and advisory groups they promote and support high standards of practice within the industry. Being one of the largest Reflexolgy associations, it is approved and recognised by most medical insurance schemes. I am also a member of Professional Reflexology, a forward thinking Association which upholds high standards and professionalism.

Qualifications:
I graduated with the Northern School of Reflexology with a level 3 Diploma in 2006. I have received extensive training in Reiki and was attuned to Reiki 1 and Tera-Mai Seichem in 2007. Two years later, after working one to one for 6 months with a reiki master, I was attuned to Reiki 2.

Workshops
I have attended numerous workshops and conferences in order to extend my knowledge and working practice.
These include:
Facial Reflexology with Ziggie Bergman
UK Reflexology 3 day Conference with world renowned speakers, organised by Sue Ricks
Precision Reflexology with jan Williamson
Energy and Vibrational Healing with Sue Ricks
Reflexology Lymph Drainage with Sally Kay
Maternity Reflexology with Jenni Tribe
Advanced workshop for Hot Stone Reflexology and Advanced Gentle Touch Reflexology Techniques with Sue Ricks
Finger Free Reflexology with David Waite at Jubilee College
Enhancing Fertility and Maternity Care with David Waite at Jubilee College
One Day Chi Reflexology Seminar with Audrey Scully, Australian College of Chi-Reflexology
Meridian and Reflexology Training Day with Vanessa Bolton at Standish School of Reflexology
Aroma-Massage day for balance and healing with Emmalene Katayama of the Yorkshire School of Holistic Aromatherapy
Japanese Tsuboki Face Massage - Level 1 with Anne Parry at Orchid Indulgence Massage and Beauty Academy
Upper Body Acupressure with Anne Rabbitts, The Guild of Holistic Therapists
Spiritual Massage, an introduction to Advanced Healing Techniques with Emmalene Katayama of the Yorkshire School of Natural Healing
Hara - The Secret Within with Paul Hand, Life Skills Center, Doncaster


My Specialisms

- TRADITIONAL REFLEXOLOGY
- REFLEXOLOGY LYMPH DRAINAGE
- ENDOCRINE SWEEP - HORMONAL BALANCE TREATMENT
- ACUPRESSURE TO CALVES AND FEET
- REIKI
- REIKI / REFLEXOLOGY COMBINATION

REFLEXOLOGY
Reflexology is a gentle therapy where the reflex areas of the feet are massaged using a variety of pressure techniques. This stimulates the bodies own healing mechanisms and is excellent for promoting relaxation, releasing tension, improving sleep patterns, improving mood and increasing well being, and as a result can be a beneficial support to those experiencing illness.

It is possible to find out where the problem areas are in the body by working the feet. Once these areas are located during the initial exploratory session, regular treatments can ease many physical problems and bring pain relief, as well as providing emotional support for those suffering from depression or stress.

Reflexology is free of the side effects found in many medications which can sometimes mask symptoms. Reflexology balances the systems of the body, including Hormonal, Digestive, Circulatory and the Nervous System etc.

REIKI
Reiki is a wonderful stand alone treatment or it can be used to complement and enhance Reflexology. It is a healing technique based on the principle that energy flows through the practitioners hands to the client's body in order to activate the natural healing processes. This restores physical and emotional well-being and can often bring a sense of peace and tranquillity. I use Reiki with Reflexology to a lesser or greater degree, depending upon the needs of the client.

ACUPRESSURE
Working from the knees down, I incorporate ACUPRESSURE (Acupuncture without the needles!) into each session as working with the energy meridians is an essential part of my practice.

REFLEXOLOGY LYMPH DRAINAGE (RLD )focuses on stimulating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet. The aim is to cause a positive effect on the lymphatic system of the body such as reducing swelling of Lymphoedema, which often develops following treatment for breast cancer. Most people are familiar with Lymph Drainage Massage which is used to treat conditions other than Lymphoedema and RLD may be used in a similar way. The Lymph system interacts with the Cardiovascular, Digestive and Immune systems of the body.
Reflexology Lymph Drainage may be useful with the following symptoms:
* Arthritis - Asthma - Eczema
* Chronic Fatigue - Fibromyalgia - ME
* Sinus Problems
* Migraines - Headaches
* Muscular Tension - Aches and Pains
* Premenstrual Tension Syndrome

ENDOCRINE SWEEP helps to balance the Endocrine system and is particularly good for helping to ease P.M.S. and menopausal symptoms. During a reflexology session, the main emphasis is placed upon working the hormonal reflexes of the foot, which in turn helps to bring the body back into balance.

REIKI-REFLEX combines 1 hour of Reflexology with 30 mins. reiki - a wonderful combination.

Approach to Therapy & How I Work

I offer relaxation sessions and in depth courses of treatment which are geared to each individuals personal requirements. Over time, most therapists develop their own unique way of working which is personal to them. I draw upon a variety of skills which include specialist reflexology techniques, reiki and acupressure, depending on a person's needs.
I regularly reassess treatment strategy and progress with the client. Changes are made as and when necessary, as a persons requirements will often alter as treatment progress.

INITIAL SESSION
The initial reflexology session lasts for approx. 90 mins and involves a consultation and explorative session, where sensitive areas on the feet and calves are recorded. This can often point to imbalances in the body. I use the information gleaned during this session to formulate a suitable treatment plan.
Any further treatments last approx. 1 hour.

WORKING WITH THE FEET
In my experience, the feet accurately reflect the state of our bodies. If someone has a physical problem, the corresponding area of the foot will be sensitive in some way. The more uncomfortable the area, the more severe the symptom.
There are numerous ways a skilled practitioner can find these imbalances. ie. skin tension and a lack of flexibility in a particular area. There could also be small lumps which disperse with massage or the skin might feel less pliable or as soft as it should. Other areas may feel grainy or 'crackly' as I run my fingers over the skin. The latter usually reflects tension in the corresponding area of the body such as muscle tightness in the shoulders or along the spine. The way I work is an instinctive process, combined with a built up body of knowledge, acquired through long training and experience.

I AM PASSIONATE ABOUT THE THERAPIES I PRACTISE, I LOVE MY WORK AND VERY MUCH LOOK FORWARD TO WELCOMING YOU TO YOUR FIRST TREATMENT...

Therapies & Rates

Please note the rates detailed below are there to give you an idea of the therapists standard rates, we strongly advise you contact the therapist for more detailed rates and any offers they may have.

Therapy Appointment Type Rate
Reflexology In Person £35 per 60 minutes We have verified this therapists Reflexology credentials!
Reiki In Person £30 per 60 minutes

Additional Rate Information

One off Initial consultation and exploration lasting 90 to 105 mins. During this session, sensitive areas of the feet are recorded on a chart, this can often point to problems or imbalances in the body. The information gleaned from this session can form the basis of a treatment plan if required. £45 to £50 depending upon length of treatment. Add £5 to pricing for all mobile visits. All further sessions are £35 per hour.

Testimonials

Empathy Support on 08/02/2015

"Suzanne has worked with several of our carers, and each one of us have thoroughly enjoyed having the therapy. Suzanne is exceptionally good at reflexology, has very gentle hands and a magical way about her.

Helen Murphy
Director
Empathy Support Ltd
Scunthorpe."

Jane on 08/02/2015

"I had reflexology 12 sessions in total to help with a on going illness I suffer from.
I found the treatment very relaxing and it helped my pain also helped me sleep.
Suzanne makes you. Feel at ease from the minute she meets you she keeps you informed on what she is doing. I would recommend her to anyone and will be having more treatment in the near future.
Thanks Suzanne see you soon.x"

joyce on 08/02/2015

"If you are needing a therapist that nurtures and genuinely cares for you then look no further ! Suzanne has an amazing knowledge of the body ~ how energy moves ~ and what we need to heal. I have always experienced positive results after having reflexology or reiki with Suzanne.The fact is she loves her work and is dedicated to healing.She has that rare ability to give unconditional love."

Alan on 08/02/2015

"Suzanne has been providing a very professional service for the past year. I'm still continuing to have treatment. Suzanne provides me with tailored treatment from Reflexology to Reiki depending on how I feel that day.

I have Parkinson's and find the treatment I get from Suzanne is extremely beneficial to my day-to-day living.

I have no hesitation in recommending Suzanne for her skill, knowledge , empathy and professionalism. "

Ellen Pearce on 08/02/2015

"I have been having reflexology treatment with Suzanne for many years, when she helped me with a frozen shoulder. She is extremely sympathetic and goes out of her way to find a solution to any problem I have. One one occasion I thought I may have to cancel an appointment with her for my shoulder as I had an upset tummy. I made it to the appointment but mentioned the upset, she immediately concentrated on the tummy problem, and by the end of the session I was feeling a lot better, and had no further problem. I really recommend her for her skill and caring attitude"