"I must congratulate you all on a well organised and chilled event. I have slept for England this weekend as a result of feeling utterly relaxed and pampered. The events and choices provided gave me an insight into other alternative therapies that I had previously never considered or indeed known about! The whole evening was brilliant and I just wanted to passed on my appreciation for a well-run evening and look forward to booking on for further treatments."
In our warm and tranquil part of the centre, healthcareandpamper.com is all about looking
Busy life styles have a lot to answer for, so why not take some time out and enjoy the wonderful complementary, natural healing and alternative therapies we have available which can only enhance the way you feel.
If suffering from pain or discomfort we also have more practitioner based treatments with options of choice to suit your requirements including Including Physiotherapy and Chriopractic.
We have consultants that specialise in Skin Cosmetic Procedures and Laser Treatments. Troubled minds, whether past or present, habits that you might want to kick… all these can be cared for in a warm and secure environment with our professional team of Counselling Psychologists and Hypnotherapists.
Open 6 days a week with late opening times,
means we have flexibility to cater for those
working long hours.
We are very privileged to have Middlesex School of Complementary Medicine based here which gives comprehensive professional training in every form of complementary therapy you can think of, plus our very own in-house professional photographer for studio portraits or similar…the list just goes on!
If you would like advice on anything we have available here, please feel free to either call The Windmill Studio Centre or directly to the Doctor, Therapist or Consultant listed.
Exercise is also part of leading a healthy lifestyle and as you will see from our Adult Timetable within this website, we have a wide selection of daytime and evening Adult Classes and Courses to choose from with our professional qualified team of fitness instructors and dancers.
Verity Barltrop BSc (Hons) MBAcC
Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) acupuncture aims to help maintain your body’s equilibrium. It involves the insertion of very fine needles into specific points on the body to regulate the flow of ‘qi’, your body’s vital energy. In certain instances, traditional acupuncture can be an effective therapy to help restore balance in your body and mind, enhancing your feeling of wellbeing.
Verity graduated from the University of Westminster with a Bachelor of Science Honours degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine: Acupuncture and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, following their Codes of Professional Conduct and Safe Practice. She has clinical experience of treating people of all ages (ranging from children to eighty three years old) for a wide variety of symptoms, and has an excellent rapport with the people that she treats.
Verity’s background was initially in the civil service and banking industry. She then decided to move into a more caring profession and has sixteen years experience working as a qualified nursery nurse, twelve of those within an N.H.S. hospital. She is currently Enhanced CRB checked and has an Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate.
Due to her passion for acupuncture, Verity continuously improves and up-dates her skills through conferences, lectures, courses, seminars, and personal reading and research.
ARTS OF NATURAL HEALING with YOTA
Yota - Polarity Therapist
Yota had been studying the natural healing arts for the past 15 years with hands on experience on some of the most ecletic methods and techniques in bodywork and has also completed a 2 year course in Chinese Acupuncture with further training in a Hospital in Nan Jing, China. She has also studied at the Rayworth Centre, The Healing Toolbox and at CNM London.
Energises and rejuvenates, clears blocked pathways and free flows the energy.
Cranio Sacral Therapy
Balances Natural gravitation Harmonises the Cerebral Spinal Fluid for optimum health.
Your spine is the most important mechanical part of your body. The treatment helps relieve pain, stress and tension. Gentle manipulation of the vertebra help re-align the body to its natural gravitation. It can improve posture hence eliminate pain, help sciatica, stiff joints, stiff neck and whiplash.
Indian Head Massage
Helps with an array of issues, especially headaches, migraines, circulation etc. which is relaxing and invigorating.
Pain relief from stiff and painful joins. You can feel the difference with Polarity, Acupuncture, Massage or Naturopathic advice.
Tui na or baby cranial treatments. Any one of these tratments can help keep 'Little People' gurgling with content and enjoy their early years. Happy baby, proud parents!
Aqua Detox TM
Feel the difference with this relaxing method to detox your body via feet. A five minute foot massage will make you feel just 2 feet away from heaven!
This 4000 year old approach to health can help with a whole list of health issues. Sterile disposable needles are used to help treat addictions with Ear acupuncture. Body acupuncture can help various health and physical problems like IBS, sciatica, aches and pains, insominia, depression, acne, aches and pains, low libido, weight problems to list a few. Enjoy healthier lungs when you stop smoking and give your immune system a boost with the help of this ancient method of healing.
Another method to clear toxins out of the body via these special glass jars. They create a vacuum to draw the toxins leaving you feeling lighter and relaxed.
Back, Neck and Should Massage
Enjoy this relaxing and stess busting massage. Feel the benefits as you are pampered with gentle strokes to push away the tensions of the day. Feel energised and stress free.
BOWEN THERAPY & EMMETT TECHNIQUE
Davina Butler ITEC, Embody, CTha, BTPA
Davina is a fully qualified and experienced Practitioner in Neurostructural Integration Technique (NST) which is a form of Bowen Therapy and is a member of the Bowen Therapy Professional Association (BTPA) and is also a Practitioner of the Emmett Technique.
NST Bowen therapy is a remarkably effective professional bodywork technique, that when applied, initiates a process of natural auto-regulation to occur in the spinal column and consequently throughout the whole body. The resultant effect of this is a rapid elimination or reduction of symptoms, followed by an increase in energy and an unmistakable sense of well being.
Bowen therapy is gentle and therefore appropriate for everyone, from new-born babies to the elderly. It consists of gentle rolling movements over muscles, tendons and ligaments at precise points on the body using fingers and thumbs. The process releases energy, sending impulses to the brain to trigger the body’s own healing systems.
This remarkable technique can be quick and effective in helping the following:
Muscular and skeletal problems in neck, shoulder, hip,
knees, ankle and back, including sciatica
Frozen shoulder, tennis and golf elbow, R.S.I.
and carpal tunnel
Whiplash and sports injuries
Problems with posture and body alignment
Migraine and recurring headaches
Bell's Palsy, Multiple Sclerosis, Parkinson's Disease
and the difficulties suffered by stroke victims
Respiratory, bronchial and related conditions
such as hay fever and asthma
Digestive problems such as IBS
Hormonal, pregnancy and fertility problems
Stress management, ME, fatigue and sleep problems
To enhance the treatment Davina can also incorporate the Emmett Technique which involves the application of light pressure at particular points and in sequences that enables the gentle physical release of muscle groups.
CHARTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Dr. Yann Fairburn
Dr. Yann Fairburn YH
CHARTERED CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST
Dr. Lena Paul
Dr. Lena Paul
Dr Lena Paul works for the Private Therapy Practice and is a Chartered Clinical Psychologist with ten years’ experience of working within the NHS. She is trained in offering assessments and treatments to adults with a range of difficulties and severity and has specialised as a Cognitive Behavioural Therapist and is a trained EMDR Therapist. She has particular interest in working with depression and anxiety disorders. She has also qualified to provide CBT group therapy interventions.
Lena is registered as a Specialist Provider with the following Private HealthCare Providers:
Bupa, Aviva, PruHealth, WPA, Simply Health, AXA PPP, Cigna
Some of the common difficulties that she has experience with:
Low mood and Depression
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Childhood Sexual Abuse
Post natal Depression
Lena has the following professional memberships:
Chartered with the British Psychological Society (BPS)
Registered with the Health & Care Professions Council (HCPC)
Full accreditation with British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (BABCP)
Member of EMDR Association UK and Ireland
Lena has the following qualifications:
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (DClinPsy). University of East London
Post- Graduate Diploma: Cognitive Behaviour Therapy. Royal Holloway University, University of London
CBT and Innovative Group approaches.
The Anna Freud Centre,
The Institute of Group Analysis
EMDR trained. EMDR works
Certificate in Leadership: Mary Seacole Programme. NHS Leadership Academy/Open University
Dr. Emma Piepenstock
Dr. Emma Piepenstock
Dr Emma Piepenstock's service is for those families seeking help and advice regarding children's behavioural and emotional problems.
She is a HCPC registered Clinical Psychologist providing therapy for children, young people and their families with a wide range of difficulties including:
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
She works with a range of families including, for example, those with adopted children as well as children with physical and learning disabilities and with social communication problems.
Her approach involves using systemic and cognitive behavioural models.
To see Dr Piepenstock there is no need for a GP referral, which removes the access problems for people who may not meet the criteria for NHS services or may be looking for more intensive input than they are able to get from services that are over-stretched. She would, however, liaise with the GP with the family's permission if that would be helpful.
Dr Piepenstock has been working in the NHS for over 11 years, 8 of them in Great Ormond Street Children's Hospital and still holds a senior clinical role in a specialist NHS service alongside private practice.
CLINICAL PSYCHOLOGIST & COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL THERAPIST
Dr. Phil Pocock
Dr. Phil Pocock BA (Hons), GradDipPsych, DClinPsy
Dr. Phil Pocock is a fully registered Clinical Psychologist and BABCP accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. He has been working with people experiencing anxiety and depression for over 10 years and continues to work part-time in the NHS.
Phil completed his doctoral training in clinical psychology at University College London (UCL) and obtained a post-graduate diploma in cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT).
Using CBT to help people work through a number of anxiety and mood related difficulties, Phil also integrates Compassion Focused Therapy and Mindfulness based approaches. He feels passionate about supporting people to live a meaningful and valued life and aims to create a warm, friendly, and non-judgemental space for people to discuss their difficulties.
Please visit his website to find out more: www.drphilpocock.co.uk
COGNITIVE BEHAVIOURAL HYPNOTHERAPIST,
PRACTITIONER IN NLP, TIME LINE THERAPY & NLP4KIDS
Namita Bhatia is a Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapist, Practitioner in NLP (Neuro Linguistic Programming), Time Line Therapy & NLP4Kids Practitioner. She helps people change their habits, feel more confident, overcome negative emotions, reduce anxiety and stress levels. By doing this people make significant, positive changes in their lives in a relatively short period of time.
Her ability to offer both Cognitive Behavioural Hypnotherapy and NLP in isolation or in combination means that she can achieve the best and quickest clinical results for you. The treatment plans for her clients may include mindfulness, relaxation based and ego strengthening.
Namita works with all age groups, children, young people and adults.
Namita can help you with the following.
• Habit Reversals – Tics, Nail Biting, Thumb Sucking, Hair Pulling
• Social Anxiety
• Public speaking Anxiety
• Fears & Phobias
• Insomnia (Sleep Problems)
• Confidence Building
• Ego Strengthening
• Smoking Cessation
• Anger Management
• Dealing with Negative Emotions
Treatments are individually personalised for each client and therapy designed to suit individual requirements.
Steve McCabe HPD
Steve McCabe trained at the internationally renowned Quest Institute based at Regents University in Central London with Trevor Silvester, the founder of Cognitive Hypnotherapy.
He holds a Hypnotherapy Practitioners Diploma (HPD), which is validated externally by the National Council for Hypnotherapy and also the independent accrediting body, NCFE. He also holds the NLP Practitioner certificate.
Steve McCabe provides sessions in Cognitive Hypnotherapy, giving people opportunity to make positive, practical and sustainable changes to their lives.
Cognitive Hypnotherapy can help with:
• Fear of Public Speaking / Exam Nerves
• Anxiety and Stress
• Overcoming Unhelpful Habits
• Giving up smoking
• Weight Management
• Fears & Phobias Such as Fear of Flying or Spiders
• Lack of Confidence
• Personal Coaching
Contact Steve for a non-obligation chat on how Cognitive Hypnotherapy, a unique, solution-based therapy can help you leave your problems behind and lead a better life.
COSMETIC DERMATOLOGY & MEDICAL AESTHETICS SPECIALISTS (Consultant)
Dr. Shazia Saleem
Dr. Shazia Saleem MBBS, Pg Cert Derma, MNACD
Dr Shazia Saleem is a respected and popular Medical Aesthetic Specialist Consultant, practicing with the top Cosmetic Surgery Medical group and Clinics within the industry.
She is a qualified doctor in medical and surgery and is also trained in dermatology. She is registered with the General Medical Council and is a member of prestigious British association of Cosmetic Doctors.
Dr Saleem moved to the private medical sector in 2003, where she continued to develop her interest and knowledge of her specialist area skin and aesthetics.
Dr Saleem “I feel very passionate about my work. I love the fact that aesthetics is one area of medicine that you can combine art and science to bring a visible difference to people’s lives through enhancing their self-esteem and boosting their confidence.
Dr Saleem’s popularity has grown with her various television appearances, the most recent in 2010 in discussion regarding Botox treatment for IHAS regulations for the BBC."
Dr Saleem is fully experienced in all the products and non surgical services.
Dr. Tom Bichard
Tom is an experienced Counsellor and Psychotherapist who specialises in anxiety and relationship issues.
COUNSELLOR & PSYCHOTHERAPIST
Jo is an experienced counsellor and psychotherapist working with adults, children and young people. She provides a safe and confidential space for people to explore situations, thoughts and feelings that might be making life difficult. Jo has worked as a counsellor for a number of organisations including women's centres, children's centres, young people's counselling agencies and schools. She offers both short and long term counselling. For more information, please contact Jo directly.
CRANIO SACRAL THERAPIST
EXPLORE THE POWER OF CRANIOSACRAL HEALING
Craniosacral Healing is a potent yet gentle combination therapy that helps to establish harmony and balance throughout the mind, body and soul, resulting in a wonderful sense of wholeness and wellbeing.
It is performed here at The Windmill Studio Centre by our brilliant therapist, Barbara Sharma.
Barbara, a former pharmacy manager, benefits from a background in conventional medicine together with a deep passion and understanding of the power of complementary medicine, an interest which began for Barbara over 30 years ago.
The term ‘cranio-sacral’ comes from the word ‘cranium’, the head, and ‘sacrum’, just above the tailbone. The treatment, however, is not restricted to this area alone as it impacts the entire body - physically, emotionally, psychologically and spiritually.
Barbara combines Craniosacral Therapy with natural Healing, helping patients on a journey into the world of the soul, where inner peace prevails.
Craniosacral Healing is also an amazing resource for expectant mothers, new mums and their babies.
The hormonal changes that take place when pregnant, as well as the tumultuous changes within the physical body can be managed harmoniously and gently by Craniosacral Healing, alleviating stress and tension in both mum-to-be and unborn baby.
This tender treatment can
• ease backache
• improve digestive problems of pregnancy
• provide much-needed relaxation
For babies suffering from colic, sleeping trouble and digestive problems and new mums facing a whirlwind of new physical and emotional challenges, Craniosacral Healing can also be a valuable resource.
Barbara works on Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday at Windmill Studio Centre
Cost: £60 per hour session
LOUIE DONOVAN PHOTOGRAPHY
Louie is a female photographer that has operated in the local area for some years. She is a fine art trained photographer who's style is both modern & contemporary, but with a classic twist that can only come from experience and perfecting the art of photography.
In her portrait photography she brings a subtle eye to those important moments that can only be captured for a fleeting moment. As a Mother she brings an understanding and a warmth to put children at ease. Family portraits are treated in the same manner.
Newborn and Babies
OF COMPLEMENTARY MEDICINE
Comprehensive Professional Training
If you are thinking about becoming a complementary therapist, the Middlesex School of Complementary Medicine offers the most comprehensive professional training available today. Since its foundation in 1992, MSCM has grown from strength to strength, becoming a recognised centre of excellence within the field of Complementary Therapies. Over 6000 professional therapists have trained at the Middlesex School of Complementary Medicine, attaining ITEC Diplomas and Post-Graduate qualifications accredited by the leading UK professional bodies.
MSCM enjoys an excellent reputation for the highest standards of tuition from highly qualified and experienced tutors, supportive and caring learning environment, reasonable fees and good pass rates which, together with a comprehensive curriculum, can fulfil all the requirements for a successful, interesting and rewarding career.
More than 100 part-time mid week, weekend and evening courses and workshops are available throughout the year in a variety of subjects including Anatomy & Physiology, Massage, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Sports Massage, Hopi Ear Candling, On-Site Chair Massage, Remedial Massage, Diet and Nutrition and many more.
Jason Clemow MOst
BESPOKE TREATMENTS TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS!!
Jason is a fully qualified and registered Osteopath and Sports Massage Therapist (APNT) having recently completed his Masters in Osteopathy. As an Osteopath he is affiliated to the General Osteopathic Council(GOsC).
As an Osteopath and Sports Massage Therapist he has the required expertise to Assess, Diagnose, Treat and aid with Rehabilitation and Prevention of both sport and non sporting injuries. He has played a variety of sports to a high level and understands the demands placed on the body to compete at all levels.
ACT NOW - HELP TO AVOID INJURY
ASSESS, TREAT & REHABILITATE with CLIENT EMPOWERMENT
SPEND MORE TIME PLAYING!!!
RUISLIP CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC
Steve Jones BSc (Chiro), D.C., FCC (Cranio)
T: 01895 674777
Chiropractic is a healthcare approach which uses gentle, precise manipulation to treat musculo-skeletal problems. Steve Jones is also a Board Certified Craniopath enabling him to treat problems relating to the bones of the skull, or cranium. This can include headaches, jaw problems and birth trauma, as well as more complex issues. He is one of only 12 chiropractic craniopaths in the UK.
Chiropractic is a 'registered profession' and as such is governed by the General Chiropractic Council. All chiropractors are required to complete five years of degree level education and also undertake post-graduate education. In 2009, N.I.C.E (the National Institute for Health and Care Excellence) conducted a large, two year study to establish a 'gold standard' for the treatment of back pain. Their recommendations to GPs included greater utilisation of Chiropractic in such treatment. They also concluded that steroid injections into the spine should not be used as they are ineffective.
If you suffer from any of the following feel free to give us a call and we would be happy to help:
STRESS MANAGEMENT THERAPY
Geraldine provides a service designed to help stressed and overwhelmed individuals to navigate through the emotional demands of modern day life.
Geraldine is a qualified and insured Clinical Hypnotherapist, and a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy (NCH) which holds the largest register of Hypnotherapists in the UK to ensure the highest standards of care to the public.
Geraldine is also qualified to practice Emotional Freedom Technique and EMO Energy In Motion. Geraldine is an insured member of the Complementary Therapists Association and the Association of Meridian Therapies.
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