Alison is a fully trained, qualified and insured Reflexologist. She obtained an accreditation in both Anatomy and Physiology theory and practical Reflexology application with the International Institute of Reflexology. Alison is registered member with the Association of Reflexologists. She has obtained a diploma in Life Coaching which offers a balanced and complimentary benefit to her Reflexology treatments.
Alison is a committed and professional therapist who delivers a high quality and bespoke treatment and treatment plan suited to the specific needs of her clients. She has a variety of Reflexology techniques and unique methods providing a beneficial and ongoing positive effect for the client.
Caroline Shaw ARCH CNHC GNC ARICA ITEC
Has over thirty years experience as a Naturopathic Colon Hydrotherapist/Nutrition Therapist/HolisticHealth Practitioner and is a founder member of the Association and Register of Colon Hydrotherapists. She is also a member of the Complementary and Natural Health Council and General Naturopathic Council.
She combines Colon Hydrotherapy with Nutrition Therapy, Counselling, Deep Tissue Massage and Breathing/Meditation Techniques.
Charles Cox has been studying and practicing yoga with senior teachers in the UK Since 1995. He has completed three years of practitioner training with the AYS (Association for Yoga Studies) and continues to study with his own teacher. He is registered for teaching with the British Wheel of Yoga.
Eric Goodchild BA LicAc, MBAcC
Eric has practised Acupuncture in Cheltenham since qualifying from the College of Traditional Acupuncture UK in 1981. For 6 years he held office as Chairman and then President of the Traditional Acupuncture Society (now part of the British Acupuncture Council). Eric is the founding director of CHHC.
Jeff Docherty began studying Traditional Chinese Medicine in 1992 seeking a set of life nourishing practices to complement his studies in Buddhism. Jeff is a qualified Shiatsu massage practitioner and Acupuncturist. He learned Qi Gong with Chris Jarmey in 1992, a well known exponent and successful author. Jeff went on to learn Sun Style Taiji from Dave Martin in 1996, the leading figure in the UK. After years of study and practice, Jeff began to teach these forms of Classical Chinese Exercise from 2003.
Jeni Howland is an accredited Systematic Kinesiologist. She studied for two years with the The Academy of Systematic Kinesiology and for one year with Gek-Bee Prout of Cotswold Kinesiology. In addition, and in order to be accredited by the Association of Systematic Kinesiology, Jeni has certificates in Anatomy & Physiology, Nutrition and First Aid. Jeni is also a certified Reiki practitioner.
John Underhill BSc RSCT
John joined Cheltenham Holistic Health Centre in 1986 as an Alexander Technique practitioner, having previously had a career as a science teacher in Secondary and Further Education. After three years he decided to add to that experience and train in Craniosacral Therapy. Since then he has undertaken a good deal of further study. He is particularly interested in the resolution of the affects of stress, shock, injury and trauma.
Katie completed her initial teacher training with YogaWorks and continued with her yoga education to specialise in restorative yoga, yoga nidra and teen yoga. Katie continues to study, practice and explore the practical and philosophical aspects of yoga.
Katie’s classes bring together the importance of core alignment and engagement with awareness of skeletal and muscular alignments of the body. Poses, breathwork and meditation combine to build strength both mentally and physically.
Prior to her teacher training Katie has been practicing yoga since 1998. Katie has a dedicated daily yoga practice which she describes as traditional, experimental and not perfect. She continues to practice and learn with a variety of teachers in the UK and Europe. Katie is an Experienced Yoga Teacher registered with Yoga Alliance (E-RYT 200).
Katja and David Behrens
Katja and David Behrens are registered Homeopaths and work together as a team to bring effective support and health care to people who suffer from acute or chronic illnesses. They both graduated from the 4 year course at the School of Homeopathy and also did an advanced training for 18 months with the renowned Homeopathic Doctor Rajan Sankaran which is now continued throughout 2014. They treated many patients successfully for diverse physical illnesses as well as emotional and mental ailments.
David brings his 25 years experience of living in India, studying Ayurvedic Medicine and Yoga Philosophy and often leading Meditation retreats in the US and Europe.
His love for people expresses in the wish to support, nourish and heal others on their journey to health and towards a greater life.
Katja studied Drama and Physiotherapy in Berlin and is an experienced Cranial Sacral Therapist. Her special interest lies in supporting people who have to manage stress, anxieties or depression, as well as young people with learning difficulties and autism.
UPDATE: September 2020. Katja is currently out of the country, but still able to offer telephone/skype consultations for Homeopathy. Feel free to contact her directly on 07794831692 to arrange an appointment.
See their website for a bit more information about them: www.realcurehomeopathy.com.
Lesley studied at the National College of Colonic Hydrotherapy, graduating in early 2018. She is a member of the Association of Registered Colonic Hydrotherapists (ARCH) and is registered with the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC).
Lesley is also a registered Nutritional Therapist, having graduated from the College of Naturopathic Medicine in 2017, and is a member of the British Association for Nutrition and Lifestyle Medicine (BANT).
Working with a holistic approach, Lesley helps to improve gut health by supporting digestion and effective absorption of nutrients, and strengthening the body’s elimination pathways. Lesley supports people with a range of symptoms and conditions, as well as those embarking on a cleanse or detox.
Lindsey Patterson B.ed MA. PG DIP
Lindsey has been a lecturer, teacher and workshop leader for many years in the field of Theatre and Dance. She has been practising yoga for ten years and has been teaching Iyengar Yoga since 1997.
Liz Stott MA (Hons), MSc (ClinPsych), HPC Registered – Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Liz is a Clinical Psychologist and has worked extensively within the NHS with children, adolescents and families in both inpatient and outpatient settings. She has post qualification training in Family Therapy, Child Neuropsychology, Organisational Consultancy and has undertaken specialist training in attachment based therapies including Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy.
Lucy Carden BSc (Hons) OST
Lucy Carden is a Registered Osteopath and Cranial Osteopath. She graduated from the European School of Osteopathy in 2006 with a 2:1 degree in Osteopathy. She is a member of the British Osteopath Association and registered with the General Osteopathic Council. She has a particular interest in women health; relating to pelvic pain, painful periods, pregnancy, post-partum, stress incontinence, menupause and the ageing body. Visit Lucy’s website: www.bearlandclinic.co.uk for more information.
Marianne Andrews mBANT CHNC
Marianne Andrews is a qualified Nutritional Therapist offering consultations on a one to one basis, to give you the best and most effective nutritional programme to suit you. Marianne specialises in helping mid-lifers who are struggling with energy levels, menopausal symptoms, digestive issues and weight control. She passionately believes in helping us all to be the best that we can be with the benefit of good nutrition,
Marianne offers a free 20 minute Discovery Call so that you can discuss where your health is now and where you would like it to be. See her website for more information: www.cotswoldnutrition.com
Recent testimonial – Sue Millington.
“Thank you for all your good ideas I went for my latest review today and my blood sugar is now down from 55 to 48! My weight has dropped a little, blood pressure is fine….Thank you Marianne, I am so glad I sought your help and will continue to follow my new regime. I feel terrific physically and now emotionally as well.”
Nicky Hardy BSc, Dip (Dist) IMH, DClinPsy, AFBPS, HPC Registered – Chartered Clinical Psychologist
Nicky is a Consultant Clinical Psychologist working within the NHS with children, adolescents and their families. She has a post qualification training in Child Neuropsychology, Infant Mental Health and in expert witness skills. She specializes in Paediatrics and mental health and work with children under five.
Niki Cox is a food intolerance and allergy tester. Using a bio-electronic regulator she can test for food intolerances and allergies, environmental allergens and vitamin and mineral deficiency.
It was her own family’s various allergies that first introduced her to Allergy Test UK. After the life-changing effects she saw it have on them she was inspired to train and become the franchise holder for Cheltenham and the Cotswolds.
Niki works with people of any age, testing for food sensitivities and intolerances. She uses a non-invasive bio-electronic regulator which reads an acupuncture point on the hand. Her treatment involves eliminating the food identified in the test, underpinned by nutritional advice and support.
She has completed 2 training courses to intermediate level (Dip BER 1 & 2) and meets regularily with the other franchise holders constantly updating with case histories and new findings.
Ric Malkinson BA (Hons) Lic. Ac. MBAcC Traditional Acupuncture
After being introduced to Traditional Acupuncture over 15 years ago, Ric became fascinated with its theory and tradition – the simplicity of Yin/Yang and Five Elements concepts and with the thousand-year history of an effective drug-free medicine.
Ric qualified as an acupuncturist in 2010 with a First Class Honours degree from the College of Traditional Acupuncture in Warwick and is a registered member of the British Acupuncture Council.
Richard Ellis has been practicing Pilates for the last 12 years and has been involved in the fitness industry for the last 20 years. He has been teaching Pilates in the Cotswolds for 5 years and is a Central YMCA Advanced Level 3 CYQ qualified instructor, which currently is the highest level qualification standard
Richard offers one to one and class based tuition in the CHHC studio.
Stuart Wilson BSc (Hons) Ost
Stuart graduated from the European School of Osteopathy in 2006 and is registered the General Osteopathic Council. He has experience in using a variety of structural and cranial osteopathic techniques to treat a wide range of conditions in patients of all ages.
Since becoming a father in 2010 Stuart has had a great deal of success and enjoyment in treating babies suffering from many complaints. This has led him to become a fellow of the Sutherland Cranial College of Osteopathy. He has completed their pathway of courses to gain more proficiency in using cranial osteopathy to treat problems throughout the body in patients from newborns and children, to adults and the elderly. He is now training to become a tutor to pass on his enthusiasm to other osteopaths.
Through his development and study on the subject, Stuart has developed an interest in how complex issues present themselves throughout the body – in particular how emotions and stress can manifest and relate to other conditions. He has a passion for helping people who suffer from stress, anxiety and trauma/PTSD. For more information, please visit www.wilsonosteopath.co.uk