About Patti

Having initially embarked on training to be a Physiotherapist, I realised I had a great passion to help people improve their health and well-being.

I am a caring, enthusiastic therapist & teacher and have been in full time practiced since 1999. I offer a confidential and supportive service to every individual regardless of background or age.

Over the years I purposely have invested time and energy in ensuring that I am qualified to provide a broad range of professional complementary therapies as I truly believe that this philosophy enables me to determine and provide the right treatment for the individual. My goal is to offer a bespoke service that is tailored and based on your needs, taking into account your specific preferences, by using the most appropriate and effective treatment for you.

I have been very fortunate to have gained invaluable experience working with a wide age range of people from 4 year olds to those their nineties in private practice, in community health projects, teaching Pilates to women in a open prison, in specialised nursing homes and in the business world offering support to individual employees. As a therapist I see every day, individuals who are stressed and are struggling to create a balance in their lives, free from pressures and worries. 

I have extensive experience of treating individuals with long standing health problems such as sleep issues, anxiety, stress, low mood, menopausal symptoms, headaches, migraines, digestive & bowel problems, pregnancy, fertility or IVF support and pain management.

I have worked in both television and radio in connection with my therapy and teaching work.

As a professional well-being therapist and teacher, I regularly attend conferences and seminars to keep up to date with latest medical research and as a means of extending my skills and knowledge.

Having been a working mother myself with 2 daughters, I am fully aware of the many demands that life can make on us. I first became aware of Acupuncture when I was experiencing monthly stress related headaches whilst working as a Director of a charity. After a few treatments my headaches cleared and I was so impressed that I took my then 9 year old daughter for Acupuncture to help with her Asthma. Natasha went for 4 treatments (one a week) and has never experienced Asthma symptoms since and she is now 26. Both these personal experiences of Acupuncture had such a profound effect on me that I resigned from my full time job and enrolled onto the four year MSc course in TCM Acupuncture, at the prestigious Northern College of Acupuncture in York. Then in 2011, I completed further study in Acupuncture and the Chinese medical classic texts.

With the benefit of many years practicing as a Acupuncturist and seeing a high level of people with stress and anxiety related problems, I felt there was a need to broaden my professional skills and, therefore, embarked on training to be a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist and Integrative Counsellor. Both of these therapies have proven to make a real difference in improving individuals emotional health and sense of well-being.

In my spare time I love playing tennis and in the colder weather badminton, walking Harley my amazing fun loving cockapoo and going to see my daughters, one of whom lives in Sydney. Once a year I go to a beautiful Yoga retreat in south east asia which I find great fun and a amazing opportunity to recharge. 

I am fully qualified in multiple complementary health therapies including...

  • Diploma in Clinical Aromatherapy (2000)
  • Diploma in Facial Rejuvenation (2010)
  • Diploma in TCM Acupuncture (2006)
  • Diploma in Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy (2015)
  • Diploma in Psycho-therapeutic Counselling (2015)
  • Diploma in Reflexology (2001)
  • Teaching certificate in Sunpower Yoga (2012)
  • Teaching certificate in Body Control Pilates (2005)
  • Instructors teaching certificate in First Aid at Work (2015)

 

I am a member of

General Hypnotherapy Council

British Acupuncture Council

BACP Counselling

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