The Islington Acupuncture Therapists
We are all fully qualified BAcC Accredited Acupuncturists. We all have our area of specialism and expertise. Click an image to find out more about us.
Helen: Tuesday, Wednesday & Thursday
Charlotte: Tuesday, Wednesday & Friday
Toni: Monday & Wednesday
Trina: Wednesday, Friday & Saturday
Adam: Friday & Saturday
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Are you looking for a therapy room to run your acupuncture practice from?
We welcome enquiries from qualified acupuncture practitioners who are interested in joining us and building their practice here. Contact us
I have worked as an acupuncturist for over 20 years. I love the versatility and universality of acupuncture. It’s an ancient medicine, but it feels modern. It’s holistic and finds connections between different body systems, and it can influence mental health. It’s not unusual to discover that seemingly unrelated symptoms are part of a pattern long recognised by Chinese medicine.
I’m trained in massage and Chinese herbal medicine. I often use Chinese dietary therapy in my practice. I also use massage and enjoy working with musculoskeletal problems particularly chronic back, neck and shoulder tension.
I have extensive post graduate training and clinical experience in women’s reproductive health, fertility, and IVF/ART support. Acupuncture can be used to improve circulation to specific organs, to promote hormone balance and to effect overall health and wellbeing.
I am also fascinated by the impact of mental health upon our ability to live healthy and fulfilling lives. I completed a Masters degree in Counselling and Psychotherapy a few years ago, and divide my working time between acupuncture and psychotherapy. I appreciate the positive role that acupuncture can play in the management of stress and anxiety, and depression. I also think it is important to know when to refer to other therapies. I am an advocate of integrated health and have a network of trusted osteopaths, nutritionists, herbalists and psychotherapists.
I discovered acupuncture by experiencing its powerful effects first-hand, when I visited an acupuncturist feeling low and out of sorts. Such were the results on my overall health and wellbeing that I decided to retrain and study to become an acupuncture practitioner, so that I could help others to experience the benefits.
I am a member of the British Acupuncture Council and graduate of the renowned College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, and am committed to helping each individual achieve their potential in mental, physical and emotional health. I practice an integrated style of Five Element Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese Medicine, as I believe that combining the two systems tackles both the symptoms and the root cause of the concern, enabling the body to truly rebalance and repair itself.
I have a particular interest in pain relief, fertility and stress management and have completed further graduate study in fertility acupuncture, IVF, gynaecology, cosmetic acupuncture and acupuncture for emotional wellbeing. I believe that the mental strain of today’s hectic and often stressful lifestyles can often contribute to health issues and I enjoy working with clients to reduce the harmful effects of stress, bringing about balance and a renewed sense of vitality.
I spent several years practicing in various Manhattan and Brooklyn locations, which included private clinics, corporate environments, and low- income health facilities. I have completed further studies in Women’s Health, Labor induction and support, Trauma Training through Acupuncture Without Borders, and Reiki I, II, III which I believe enhances my treatments. I am particularly interested in the mind-body connection and how stress and emotions manifest in the body. I have experience supporting clients with chronic pain, fertility and hormonal concerns, IVF support, anxiety disorders, addictions, and musculo-skeletal recovery. My acupuncture sessions include subtle diagnostic techniques to determine the treatment. I believe that all healing should be considered holistically and I aim to provide a balance of support, nourishment, empowerment and practicality. I encourage my clients to explore their own possible blocks to healing and to consider how we can work together to increase the benefits of the treatments.
I love being able to apply my expertise to help people whatever their situation. For some conditions, Chinese herbs may be of benefit alongside acupuncture or indeed as a stand-alone therapy. There are many aspects to acupuncture treatments and as such interaction between client and practitioner is pivotal. Do contact me to see if I am the right practitioner for you and to discuss how acupuncture and Chinese herbs may be of benefit.
It is very rewarding now treating the grown-up children of patients who initially came to me for help with fertility issues, and I often act as the first port of call for the whole families health issues. Through teaching and supervising Master’s level Chinese medicine students alongside reflective practice I ensure that I continue learning and continue to be inspired by what Chinese medicine can do.
I graduated from the University of Westminster in 2008, with a degree in Acupuncture. After graduation I felt that I wanted to develop my understanding of acupuncture before going into practice and spent 4 months as an assistant at the acupuncture clinic in The Anhui University of Traditional Chinese Medicine, China before moving to Yangshuo to study Chen-style Taijiquan.
On my travels, I had picked up a book called ‘The Practice of Japanese Acupuncture and Moxibustion’ by Ikeda Masakazu. The contents of the book really resonated with me as it was a step towards understanding how the classics can be applied to clinical practice. It was this knowledge that I was looking to understand and that had led me to travel East. In September 2010 I moved to Tokyo and started working in a busy clinic in central Tokyo continued to practice in Tokyo until 2017, returning to the UK in 2018.
I feel that my work as an acupuncturist is to support and educate patients in understanding how to use their inner wisdom to connect their mind and body in order to access their own innate capacity to heal.