Acupuncture West London

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Ben Carrigan | BSc Hons. Lic. Ac. AFN FEA MBAcC
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This professional is available for new clients.

Southfields, Greater London, SW18 5EQ
Available for new clients
Available for new clients

This professional is available for new clients.

About us

Acupuncture West London is located in the heart of Southfields, London SW18. The clinic also serves the following areas: Balham, Clapham, Earlsfield, Putney, Roehampton, Tooting Bec, Wandsworth and Wimbledon. The clinic is open from Monday to Friday between the hours of 7am and 7pm, and on Saturdays from 8am to 4pm.

Ben graduated from the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) with a First Class BSc Honours degree in acupuncture awarded by Greenwich University. He is a practitioner of Chinese medicine and the following styles of acupuncture:

  • Classical Chinese Acupuncture
  • Wu Yun Liu Qi (Stems and Branches Acupuncture)
  • Five Element Acupuncture
  • Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM)
  • Contemporary Acupuncture (Fertility, IVF/ICSI Support, Cosmetic Acupuncture, etc.)

At Acupuncture West London, we also offer the following traditional therapies as part of any acupuncture treatment when it is appropriate to do so and at no extra cost:

  • Cupping Therapy
  • Moxibustion (including for breech pregnancy)
  • Gua Sha

Ben is a fully certified member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS) and the Acupuncture Fertility Network (AFN). He is also a member of the faculty at the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) where he has been lecturing final years students since 2019.


Training, qualifications & experience

  • BSc Hons in Acupuncture
  • Fully Certified Member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)
  • Member of the British Medical Acupuncture Society (BMAS)
  • Fully Certified Member of the Acupuncture Fertility Network (AFN)
  • Certified Facial Enhancement Acupuncture (FEA®) Practitioner
  • Cosmetic Acupuncture UK Registered
  • DBS Checked

Member organisations *

British Acupuncture Council (BAcC)

As the UKs largest professional body of acupuncturists the BAcC guarantee excellence in training, safe practice and professional conduct.

All members of the BAcC (MBAcC) have BSc or BA degree level training or its equivalent in traditional acupuncture, Chinese medicine, and western biomedical sciences including anatomy, physiology and pathology.

We have verified that at least one professional at this organisation is registered with the relevant professional body.


£70.00 - £90.00

Health Insurance/EAP

  • BUPA
  • Axa Health
  • Health Assured
  • Aviva
  • Saga
  • Vitality
  • WPA

Additional information

Acupuncture (Initial appointment): £90
An initial acupuncture appointment lasts approximately 55 minutes and involves the following:

  • an assessment of your general health and medical history.
  • a physical examination.
  • an opportunity to raise any questions that you may have prior to treatment.
  • the commencement of treatment with the insertion of acupuncture needles.
  • the discussion of a treatment plan tailored to your requirements.

NB. If you return with a different problem some time after an initial course of treatment, you will not require an additional long appointment. Instead, please book a follow-up appointment.

Acupuncture (Follow-up appointment): £70
Follow-up appointments last approximately 40 minutes.

Appointments involve a brief review of your health since your prior appointment, which includes a discussion about any concerns that you may have. This is followed by the insertion of acupuncture needles.

PACKAGE: 5 for 4 – New Patients: £299
This is for new patients only and includes an initial consultation.

T&Cs Apply: 
• non-refundable 
• non-transferable 
• cannot be exchanged for cash, other goods or services 
• cannot be used in conjunction with other offers 
• use within 6 months of purchase

PACKAGE: 5 for 4 – Existing Patients: £279
This is for existing patients only.

T&Cs Apply: 
• non-refundable 
• non-transferable 
• cannot be exchanged for cash, other goods or services 
• cannot be used in conjunction with other offers 
• use within 6 months of purchase

Booking & Cancellations policy:
Appointment cancellations giving less than 24 hours notice and/or no shows will be charged 100% of the service amount.

When we work

Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun

Monday to Friday: 7:00am – 7:00pm
Saturday: 8:00am – 4:00pm
Sunday – Closed

Further information

  • Acupuncture West London, Southfields: online booking system
  • By appointment only
  • On-street parking available


"Excellent Service, professional and very friendly. The treatment was wonderful and I found that I managed to sleep after 2 months of insomnia. I will definitely be returning."
Denise, Kingston

"I Loved my treatment. Ben was very experienced and informative. I found it to be a very relaxing and professional environment. I found it really helped me to stop and get back on track after a very busy year. Can't wait for my next treatment. Thanks again." Annette, Kingston

"Really impressed with the results from the acupuncture treatments I’ve received. My hips and my general well- being have very much improved." Kim, Richmond

"After having received regular acupuncture treatments from Ben for migraines, I am so happy to say that for the first time in years I have now been migraine free for 6 months. In addition, I also feel more balanced and have more energy too! Highly recommended." Alison, East Grinstead

If you have been diagnosed with or suspect you may have a pre-existing medical condition, please consult your GP for advice before starting any new therapies.

Acupuncture West London Ltd., Alexander House, 155-157 Merton Road, Southfields, Greater London, SW18 5EQ

Type of session

In person

Types of client

Young people
Older adults

Key details

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Acupuncture West London
Acupuncture West London