Philippa is a full member of the British Acupuncture Council. She began practicing acupuncture in 1997 after graduating from the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading and has since gained a Diploma in Tui Na (pronounced twee nah ) massage. A previous degree in Microbiology, Physiology and Biochemistry provides a critical science background.
Philippa has worked in a variety of private and NHS settings - GP surgeries, natural health clinics, sports clubs and the Gateway, an award-winning specialist NHS acupuncture clinic.
Philippa specialies in working with women's health, fertility issues, pregnancy and post natal care and acupuncture with IVF treatment.
Her skills are kept up to date with regular internships, advanced courses and workshops with leading experts in their fields, covering Chinese and Japanese acupuncture, gynaecology and fertility, tui na massage and sports and remedial acupuncture.
“I love the hands on approach of practicing acupuncture with tuina...and so do clients! Practicing both together helps me to refine the diagnosis and offer more effective treatments."