"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."
ARTS OF NATURAL HEALING with YOTA
Yota - Polarity Therapist
T: 07704 092979 / 01895 624755
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.
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.
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
Yann Fairburn YH
CHARTERED COUNSELLING PSYCHOLOGY
Dr. Anna Butcher
Dr. Anna Butcher CPsychol
Dr Anna Butcher is a Chartered Counselling Psychologist who offers confidential and professional psychological therapy and counselling to individuals experiencing psychological difficulty.
Therapy sessions provide individuals with an opportunity to explore their current situation, often in light of previous experiences, and also aim to provide them with greater insight into their behaviour and relationships.
Anna has experience of providing psychological therapy in a range of contexts including the NHS, the voluntary sector and an established private practice on Harley Street. She has been trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Person-Centred, Psychodynamic and Cognitive-Behavioural Therapy, thus, she can tailor her approach according to each person's needs.
Anna is registered with the British Psychological Society and the Health Professions Council. She is also a BUPA-approved practitioner.
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:
the British Psychological Society (BPS)
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.
Deborah Williamson HBD, DipCHyp, NLP Prac, MNCH
Deborah is a fully qualified & Insured Cognitive Hypnotherapist and NLP practitioner who offers confidential and professional psychological therapy for a wide range of problems that can help you make the changes you want in your life.
Confidential Sessions provide individuals with an opportunity to explore their issue and also aim to provide them with greater insight into their behaviour and relationships.
As well as Cognitive Hypnotherapy, Deborah has experience of providing therapy and is trained in a variety of therapeutic approaches, including Person-Centred counselling, Gestalt, and Mindfulness approaches, thus she can tailor her approach according to each person's individual needs.
Deborah is 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.
Heather Purchase MSc.
With 25 years experience in national and local newspapers and magazines, Heather Purchase helps businesses and individuals take the messages they want to get across to their clients and prospects whether it be through news releases, newsletters, blogs, articles, web content, case studies, proposals or reports.
A former reporter on the Evening Standard and Daily Express newspapers and with a wealth of experience in PR and marketing, Heather has tackled most subjects over the years from fitness, travel and sport to performing arts, property, engineering, housing and customer service.
Heather has a knack for taking a complex subject and turning it into plain English that’s simple for anyone to understand.
She provides a fast, friendly and efficient service and is based here at The Windmill Studio Centre, where she is the resident PR and all things words!
Publications Heather has written for over the years include Evening Standard, Daily Mail, Daily Mirror, Daily Express, Uxbridge Gazette and ACE Tennis magazine...to name just some.
Current and past clients include Lawn Tennis Association, Sport England, International Tennis Federation, Real Service customer experience consultancy, SGB Associates, National Association for Sheltered Housing, The Windmill Studio Centre...and many more.
If you are ever stuck for words, allow Heather Purchase to find them for you.
“Heather Purchase was a brilliant find for The Windmill Studio Centre, as having dealt with other copywriters/PR & Marketing consultants over the years, Heather is above them all! Her past experience and expertise is certainly put to the test by us, having such a busy Centre which has so much to offer for all ages. As Heather was a top newspaper reporter for many years, she therefore insists on understanding the business we run thoroughly and with that knowledge, passionately delivers time after time what is required and more! Heather is not only the top in her field, but is also a pleasure to work with and gives good value for money. I can only highly recommend her to anyone.”
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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.
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
Chinar Abdulaziz MBACP (Accred)
Sometimes we may feel overwhelmed, tearful and distressed by certain events in our life. As a counsellor, I would like to support you during this difficult and painful time by providing you with a safe and confidential space for you to share any concerns you may have. I have worked with issues such as anxiety, anger, stress and depression. For more information and to book a consultation, please contact me via my website www.liberating-creativity.com, firstname.lastname@example.org or 07754 001908.
DEEP TISSUE & SPORTS INJURY MASSAGE
Jason Clemow APNT, BCMA
BESPOKE TREATMENTS TAILORED TO YOUR NEEDS!!
Jason is a fully qualified and registered Sports Massage Therapist, affiliated to the Association of Physical & Natural Therapies (APNT) and the British Complementary Medicine Association (BCMA).
As a Sports Massage Therapist he is able to Assess, Treat and aid Rehabilitation 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
Sports massage can help
Reduce risk of injury
Improve muscular function
Pre & post event/competition situations
Maintain high levels of training
Work related caused by desk/computer work
Muscular strain from bending or lifting
Jason is also a Tutor of Sports Massage at the Middlesex School of Complementary Medicine and is further developing his knowledge, as a Masters student in Osteopathy.
ASSESS, TREAT & REHABILITATE with CLIENT EMPOWERMENT
SPEND MORE TIME PLAYING!!!
HEALING HEARTS COUNSELLING
When life is difficult it can sometimes be overwhelming, which can both be very frightening and confusing. Instead of struggling on your own you could come and share what's going on for you and really be heard and supported by a trained counsellor.
This is a service run by a fully qualified Integrated (person-centred & existential) counsellor with over 15 years of experience and knowledge in supporting people from a very diverse range of backgrounds, culture and issues. Offering a welcoming, safe, confidential and non biased space to explore issues and feel really listened to.
Specialising in and including
Post traumatic stress disorder
Low self esteem
Abuse - Physical, mental, sexual and emotional
Identity, sexual and cultural
Times and days
Monday Tuesday Wednesday and Friday
10am until 7pm
£40 per 50 minute session
concessions considered for students and people on low incomes
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
As a NLP4Kids Practitioner, I work with families in Pinner and surrounding areas who have identified that their child is not feeling or behaving as they used to. Often the anxieties children have, affect them in more than one way. Some may have problems sleeping at night, whilst others seem to have subtle changes in their personality that might cause them to become shy, refuse to go to sleep at night or develop anxiety related problems or behavioural problems.
Some of my work involves coaching both parents and child on an emotional level. At other times we may need to look together into other health related triggers, considering your child’s diet and routines as well.
I help children to overcome their sleep problems, improve confidence and anxiety – very often these things are interlinked and making a change in one will have an immediate positive impact on the other.
You can contact me today to arrange a free 45-minute consultation.
I offer workshops for children and parents.
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.
PARENT MENTAL WELLBEING AND SUPPORT
Kathryn Di Virgilio
Kathryn Di Virgilio Occupational Therapist BSc
Parent Mental Wellbeing and Support is a therapy service established to assist parents in maintaining their mental health through pregnancy, birth and beyond.
The service aims to help parents experience the joy of connecting with themselves and their family. It is based on an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) framework which has mindfulness as one of it’s core principles. Learning mindfulness will equip parents with skills to help them deal with the challenges of parenting and help them to manage anxiety, depression and other difficult emotions.
Parent Mental Wellbeing and Support offers the following services:
• Mindful pregnancy and childbirth
• Mindful parenting
• Post natal mental health (including traumatic birth)
Kathryn Di Virgilio is an occupational therapist specialising in mental health, she is registered with the Health Care Professionals Council (hcpc) and is a member of the College of Occupational Therapists. Kathryn gained her degree at La Trobe University in Australia. Post qualification she worked in The Melbourne Clinic which is Australia's largest psychiatric clinic, delivering and developing their inpatient group therapy programme. Upon returning to the UK she worked for the NHS in Barnet's complex care team, working with clients with complex mental health needs. Kathryn is trained in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and has extensive experience working with people who are dealing with depression and anxiety.
Kathryn is passionate about helping parents and aims to make this service as accessible as possible. Family members and babies are welcome to attend the sessions if this would be suitable. Please get in contact to discuss how to best meet your needs.
Luke Hedley BSc MCSP
Luke is a highly experienced Physiotherapist and Injury rehabilitation specialist. He holds a first class honours degree in Physiotherapy and a separate degree in Sports Rehabilitation.
Luke has been working in Private practice since 2009 and is now available for private Physiotherapy sessions at The Windmill Studios.
Physiotherapy aims to restore normal movement and function through assessment and treatment of your musculoskeletal system. Treatment may include soft tissue work, joint mobilisation, acupuncture/dry needling and rehabilitation exercises.
Luke is also a qualified Pilates instructor and teaches classes for low back pain at The Windmill Studios.
RUISLIP CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC
Steve Jones BSc(Chiro), D.C., FCC (Cranio)
T: 01895 764777
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.
SYSTEMIC FAMILY & COUPLE PSYCHTHERAPIST
Andreea Arsene is an experienced and highly qualified psychotherapist who helps individuals – adults, children and teenagers – as well as couples and families, to deal with a variety of problems from complex distress to mental health diagnosis.
She works at the highest level in NHS children’s and adult mental health services, supporting clients from diverse ethnic, cultural and educational backgrounds.
Andreea, holds a PhD in Psychology and Philosophy, has recently set up in private practice at The Windmill Studio Centre with a view to offering her expertise to clients struggling to access NHS mental services as well as those who would prefer the ease and flexibility of consulting a therapist privately.
Andreea specialises in Systemic Family and Couple Psychotherapy, which is an effective and evidence-based approach designed to help people in a close relationship as well as individuals and families to:
• Understand each other better
• Learn from difficulties
• Become happier and more functional
• Be better able of supporting one another
Systemic Family and Couple Psychotherapy can support individuals, couples and families affected by a range of complex problems including:
• Domestic violence
• Suicidal thoughts
• Eating disorders
• Relationship difficulties
• Parents and children/adolescent conflicts
• Social anxiety
• Social difficulties
Andreea is available for private consultations on Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays at The Windmill Studio Centre.
Individual therapy - £45 per hour
Couple therapy - £80 per hour
Family therapy - £120 – 1½ hours
Andreea is a member of the following professional organisations:
• Health and Care Professions Council
• British Psychological Society
• Association for Family Therapy and Systemic Practice UK
• European Family Therapy Association
• Romanian Psychologists Association, 2005
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