Are you looking for ways to reduce stress and improve your overall well-being? Do you have a health condition that could benefit from complementary therapy, alongside medical treatment? Or are you looking for an opportunity to take care of yourself and truly relax?

Holistic therapies can help to support your mind, body and spirit. Here we’ll explore some common types of therapies and how they can benefit you.

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Acupressure is a type of treatment that sends signals to the body to promote self-healing and wellness and is also used to treat illness and pain. The technique is commonly known... Read more


Derived from Chinese medicine, Acupuncture involves having very fine needles inserted into various points on the body. The treatment stimulates nerves in your skin and muscles... Read more

Alexander technique

The Alexander technique is used to teach and improve posture and movement. It is believed to help reduce and prevent problems caused by unhelpful habits, such as slouching. As... Read more


Aromatherapy is a complementary therapy that uses essential oils from plants and flowers. Designed to treat the whole body, aromatherapy aims to assist the body’s natural... Read more

Autogenic training

Autogenic Training provides a drug-free approach to a whole host of stress-related conditions, both physical and emotional. The technique teaches individuals a simple relaxation... Read more


Ayurveda is a 5,000-year-old system of traditional medicine native to India. According to Indian philosophy and its theory of evolution, the universe is comprised of five basic... Read more

Bowen therapy

Bowen therapy, or the Bowen technique, is a non-invasive, complementary therapy. It targets certain points on the body with gentle rolling movements to help it balance, repair and... Read more

Chiropody | Podiatry

Chiropody, also known as podiatry, involves the assessment, management and treatment of diseases and disorders of the lower limb.  Read more


Chiropractic is a regulated healthcare profession that involves the diagnosis and treatment of musculoskeletal issues. It’s a type of manual therapy, in which a chiropractor... Read more

Colonic hydrotherapy

Colonic hydrotherapy (also known as colonic irrigation) is a treatment that involves flushing out waste material from the bowel using water. This is done by inserting a tube into... Read more

Craniosacral therapy

The human body is able to function as a result of numerous complex systems that are part of our make up. The system that is relevant to craniosacral therapy is aptly named the... Read more

Crystal healing

Crystals take millions of years to form underground. The way crystals are formed (by repeating chemical structures) is believed by some to imbue them with the ability to hold... Read more


Cupping therapy is a complementary therapy that involves placing cups on the skin in a way that creates suction. This gentle pressure is believed to help mobilise blood flow and... Read more

Ear candling

Ear candling (also known as thermo-auricular therapy) is a complementary therapy that aims to help symptoms associated with the ear, nose and throat. It involves placing a hollow... Read more

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT)

Emotional Freedom Technique (EFT) or 'tapping' is often referred to as psychological acupressure. Here we explore how it can help release emotional blockages. Read more


Herbalism is the tradition of studying and using herbs for their healing properties. Growing freely in the natural world, the term ‘herb’ refers to every part of the... Read more


Homeopathy is a holistic therapy that looks at the person as a whole. This means it looks at emotional, physical and mental illness together. This is because homeopaths believe... Read more


Kinesiology is a non-invasive holistic energy therapy, combining the ancient principles of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) with modern muscle monitoring techniques. Kinesiology... Read more

Massage therapy

Massage is a treatment that aims to relax, revive and heal the body. Using manual hands-on movements and manipulation of the soft tissues and muscles in the body, massage therapy... Read more


Originating from 19th-century Europe, naturopathy, originally known as ‘nature cures’ refers to a system of holistic healthcare that incorporates a number of different... Read more

Occupational therapy

Occupational therapy supports people with health concerns that prevent them from carrying out activities. The term 'occupation' refers to activities that allow people to live... Read more


Osteopathy is a holistic treatment that involves diagnosing, managing and treating musculoskeletal and other related conditions. Osteopaths use a range of manual techniques in... Read more


Physiotherapy helps to restore movement and function, using physical methods such as massage, manipulation and exercise. There are a number of conditions where physiotherapy is... Read more


Pilates is a holistic exercise system of controlled movements designed to coordinate the mind, body and spirit. It aims to improve flexibility, strength, posture, and body... Read more


Reflexology involves applying pressure to and massaging certain areas of the feet, hands and ears. Its aim is to encourage healing and relieve stress and tension. This approach is... Read more


Reiki, pronounced 'ray-key', is a system of energy healing originating from Japan. The word Reiki itself translates to 'universal life energy' and is based on the belief that life... Read more


Shiatsu is a physical therapy originating from Japan that supports the body's natural ability to self-heal. Working holistically, this therapy addresses emotional, spiritual and... Read more

Speech and language therapy

Speech and language therapy is a process that assesses, diagnoses and treats those with communication difficulties. Alongside this, speech therapy can also help to manage and... Read more

Sports therapy

As we all know, a key part of staying healthy is physical exercise - whether this is done on a treadmill at the gym or outside on a football pitch. If you are a keen fitness... Read more

Yoga therapy

Yoga is an ancient practice that brings movement and breath together to promote physical and mental well-being. The benefits are varied and include increased flexibility, improved... Read more