Qualifications and Training

It is always important to check that any therapist you plan to receive treatment from is properly trained. For your peace of mind, please find details below relating to my therapist certified qualifications and continued professional development ('CPD') training to date.

At the bottom of this page, you will also find details of my professional association as well as a link to an online resource which confirms for your peace of mind both my registered professional status and the therapies I am qualified in and insured to provide.

Qualifications and Completed CPD Training

Sports Massage and Treatments (BTEC Level 4 Professional Qualification)


  • Sports Injuries and Management
  • Sports Massage and Sports Treatment
  • Applied Anatomy and Physiology Level 4

Holistic (Swedish) Massage Practice (BTEC Level 4 Professional Qualification)

including: Applied Anatomy and Physiology Level 4

Clinical Acupuncture (CPD Certification)


  • Advanced Clinical Electro and Manual Acupuncture
  • Pain Relief in Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions
  • Treatment Protocols for Specific Conditions including: Achilles Tendonitis, Bladder Conditions, Drop Foot, Heel Spur (Calcaneal), Lumbago, Lumbar Pain with Radiation in to Leg (including Sciatica) from Inflammation of Nerves or Disc Issues, Osteoarthritis of the Knee, Piriformis Syndrome, Plantar Fasciitis, Shoulder Impingement, Supraspinatus Tendonitis, Tennis Elbow, Trigeminal Neuralgia and Trochanteric Bursitis

Electro Acupuncture for Musculoskeletal Conditions (CPD Certification)


  • Safe and effective use of Electrotherapy
  • Musculoskeletal and other conditions where Electro Acupuncture is beneficial
  • Treatment Protocols for General Conditions including: Acute Injuries, Chronic Conditions, Inflammatory Response Reduction, Oedema, Ankle, Face, Head, Hip, Knee, Lower Back, Neck, Psoas Release and Shoulder

Functional Integrated Dry Needling / Medical Acupuncture (CPD Certification)


  • Functional Rehabilitation
  • Pain Management in Musculoskeletal and Neurological Conditions
  • Needling of Trigger Points, Tender Points and Pain Pathways

Integrated Myofascial Therapy (CPD Certification)

including Fascial Approaches:

  • Level 1: For the Back, Shoulders, Neck, Hips and Extremities
  • Level 2: To Balance the Pelvis and Cranial System - treating both ends of the Spine - including Pelvic Realignment
  • Level 3: For the Thorax and Jaw - including Temporomandibular Joint Dysfunction

Tui Na Chinese Massage Foundation - Traditional Chinese Medical Massage (CPD Certification)

including: Full Body & On-site Neck and Shoulders

Kinesiology Taping (CPD Certification)


  • Treatment and Recovery of Common Injuries
  • Pain Relief
  • Inflammation Reduction
  • Natural Performance Enhancement
  • Support and Stabilisation of Joints and Soft Tissues
  • Assisting Lymphatic Drainage

Hot & Cold Stone Massage Therapy (CPD Certification)


  • Sports Stone Massage Techniques to reduce Adhesions, Trigger Points, to rapidly reduce Muscle Spasticity and to stimulate the Nervous System
  • Relaxation Stone Massage Techniques to reduce Stress, as well as relieve Mental and Physical Fatigue
  • Pain Relief, including Osteoarthritis and Arthritis Pain
  • Enhance Inflammation Reduction
  • Enhance Injury Recovery
  • Increase both Body and Individual Cell Metabolism
  • Increase Circulation and Pulse Rate
  • Relieve Premenstrual Tension (PMT)
  • Increase Lymph Function and assist Lymphatic Drainage

Cupping Therapy Massage (CPD Certification)

including Dry Cupping for:

  • Release of Muscle 'Knots' and Trigger Points
  • Increasing Blood Flow to aid Natural Healing
  • Pain Relief and Sedation of the Nervous System
  • Improving Joint Mobility and a Reduction in Adhesions
  • Stress and Tension Relief
  • Reduction in Blood Stagnation, Toxins and Congestion
  • Assisting Lymphatic Drainage

Enhanced Sports Massage Training (In-House CPD Training Points Awarded)

including workshops in:

  • Chest Massage and Uncovered Chest Release for Women
  • Pelvic Massage: Groin Strain and Deep Hip Flexor Release
  • Pregnancy Sports Massage: Full Body and Abdominal
  • Head Massage: Headache and Migraine Relief
  • Full Body Weigh Treatment Protocols
  • Mindfulness in Massage
  • Breathing Focus Techniques during Massage

Pregnancy Massage (CPD Certification)

including: Full Body & Abdominal

Seated Acupressure (CPD Certification)

including: On-Site Chair Massage


Professional Association

Professional Association:

Complementary Therapists Association (CThA)

Online listing detailing my Insured Therapies:

Embody Listing for Focused Therapy London™

For further details in relation to my professional association, as well as details of the company that provides my professional indemnity insurance, please see the Other useful information in relation to Focused Therapy London section of the Frequently Asked Questions page.