Hailsham RoadHerstmonceuxEast Sussex, BN27 4JXTel: 01323 833535
At Herstmonceux Health Centre we have Independent Integrative Practitioners offering clinics at the Health Centre. These Independent Integrative Practitioners offer varied and diverse practices all of which are independent of NHS services and clients will be charged for the service.
Integrative medicine combines conventional treatments with measured and effective complementary therapies. It empowers people to take control of their condition, supporting them to use the most effective therapeutic approach to restoring health and wellbeing.
Our vision is to provide Integrative Medicine, supported by the NHS and we are looking at ways to achieve this in our 5 year development plan. For now, patients pay our Independent Integrative Practitioners direct on a per session basis.
All Independent Integrative Practitioners that see Clients at Herstmonceux Health Centre do so independently of the NHS service.
Julia is a qualified Medical Herbalist graduating with honours from the College of Phytotherapy in 2000.
A Member of the College of Practising Phytotherapists (MCPP) and with diplomas in Nutrition and Therapeutic Massage, Julia has taught at the School of Herbal Medicine, lectured at East London and Westminster Universities, consulted for the WWF and Neal's Yard and runs a range of courses, walks and workshops in Herbal Medicine and plants.
Committed to raising awareness about plants, healing, and sustainability, Julia has published in the European Journal of Herbal Medicine, WWF and Plantlife.
Julia makes many of her herbal preparations herself and as far as possible the herbs she uses are organic and from sustainable and traceable sources.
Julia has chosen to specialise in supporting people with Lyme’s and co-infections, which arose from her multi-systemic approach to medicine. Specifically, over the last 6 years she has attended numerous conferences across Europe concerned with Lyme’s, engaged in personal research and collaborated with healthcare professionals across the board.
To watch Julia in a film doing a herbal walk and explaining more about what she does, visit her website at www.herbal-consultant.com
The focus of Julia’s work is to help improve the body’s own natural ability to heal itself by using herbs, nutrition and making life style changes so that the body has a chance to enhance ones own vitality and strength. Herbs will be used to help reduce inflammation, co–infections, replace certain nutrients depleted in the body and help protect the body from microbial invasion by enhancing the immune system and reducing the side effects of medication.
During your first consultation Julia will take details about your past and present medical history, diet, lifestyle and any medication you may be already taking. This will take approximately an hour. Julia will also take your blood pressure and recommend any further tests that are appropriate to your condition.
After this consultation Julia will discuss the appropriate treatment with you and liaise with Dr Simmons. The herbal treatment will then be prepared at Julia’s dispensary at the Albion clinic (based in Brighton) and sent to you. The treatment may come in the form of a tincture, infusion, cream or tablet.
When supporting people with Lyme’s, Julia use her 15 years of working as a medical herbalist to tailor make individual prescriptions, she often uses the Stephan Bruhner Protocol and supports people taking Cowden or Bryon White formulas.
The use of medicinal plants aims to help:
-Strengthen the immune system via the gut to enable the body to react well to treatment.
-Reduce inflammation in the body and inflammatory cascades.
-Keep pathogen loads down e.g. viral, bacterial, fungal, parasitic
-Manage underlying co-infections, side effects of antibiotics and metal toxicity.
-Help with the detoxification of the body: It is important to keep bowels moving and the body hydrated and rested.
-Support the nervous system and well being of the client: gentle supportive life-style changes are recommended, including plenty of sleep and gentle exercise. Acupuncture and massage are can also be helpful.
In terms of your herbal prescription, this may change fortnightly though usually herbs are taken 5ml teaspoon, 3 times a day, 20 minutes before food in warm water.
You may be prescribed any of the following herbs; of course claims cannot be made as to their efficacy as clinical trials have not been carried out on combinations or formulas.
First visit ( 1 - hours) £60
All Independent Integrative Practitioners that see Clients at Herstmonceux Health Centre do so independantly of the NHS service.
With Suzy Daw BSc (HONS)
Member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (MCSP)
& Health and Care Professionals Council (MHCPC)
Effective, safe treatments for all conditions
Suzy is Chartered Physiotherapist, Yoga Teacher, is trained in Pilates and Holistic therapies, with over 15 years of experience. Her unique integrated approach to treatments from both a medical and complimentary background offers individuals exceptional treatment, care and healing. She also offers lifestyle advice for health and well-being.
To book an appointment call Suzy on 07939 580743
Anita Webster CTA(P) Counsellor
I see our relationship as an important aspect of the therapeutic process. When I first meet you I focus primarily on understanding your needs and if I am someone you can relate to and communicate with.
Therapy can be challenging and I believe it is important to work on building mutual trust between us, working with respect and integrity in a holding and confidential environment in a supportive and collaborative way, to help facilitate growth and change.
I am a fully qualified Psychotherapist and offer counseling and psychotherapy support, working with adults and teenagers offering both long and short term therapy to individuals and groups.
I work with a wide range of psychological, emotional and relational problems.
I have experience of working therapeutically within the NHS, MIND, Cancer Support Services and in a secondary school. My work with clients is supervised by a UKCP registered pscyhotherapist.
I am a member of UKCP, ITAA, EATA, UKATA and IARTA and adhere to their ethical frameworks.
I am a UKCP registered psychotherapist.
I have been a fully qualified Registered Nurse for over 30 years and since 2008 have also been a Bowen Practitioner, trained and registered with the European College of Bowen Studies (E.C.B.S), the Bowen Therapy Professional Association (B.T.P.A) and an accredited practitioner recognised by the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (C.N.H.C)
Bowen is a drug free, non-invasive, hands-on remedial therapy, which can be adminstered through light clothing, with the client sitting, standing or lying. The treatment involves using fingers and thumbs to make small, rolling movements over the muscles, tendons, ligaments, soft tissue/fascia at precise points on the body. No hard tissue manipulation or force is needed or used. It helps the body's systems rebalance and promotes healing.
Bowen is suitable for men, women and children of all ages. Practitioners do not diagnose, nor do they prescribe or alter medication.
It has a remarkable record of success with clients affected by an astonishingly wide range of problems.
Appointments are available by contacting Nina direct on
01323 833 034 or 07902 955 162 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Each session lasts between 30 and 60 minutes, depending on the age of the client and the nature of their problem.
A course of three sessions is recommended in the first instance, with a follow up if required.
Cost per treatment
0 - 12 months no charge (only at Old Road, Herstmonceux Clinic)1 - 8 years £ 10
9 - 14 years £ 1515-18 years and students £20
60’s plus £35
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