The directory below lists therapists with their qualifications and the professional bodies to which they belong. It also gives details of those organisations.
We do not make personal recommendations and regret that we cannot take responsibility for any advice or treatment offered by any of the therapists listed in our directory.
If you know of any other therapies which you feel should be listed but are not, please let us know about them.
You might also want to check in to www.therapy-directory.org for more suggestions of therapists.
To help you find an appropriate therapy or therapist
we have listed, alphabetically, the majority of the better known complementary therapies.
Below are the professional associations that cover a number of different therapies; assosciations covering only one discipline are listed under that therapy.
Please click on the links below to take you to the appropriate page.
Acupuncture to Buteyko
Chinese Medicine (traditional) to Food Intolerance Testing
Herbal Medicine to Kirlian Photography
Magnetic Therapy to Osteopathy
Qi Gong to Zero Balancing
We have included a few words of expanation about each therapy and contact details for the professional body that represents it, where one exists.
- Association of Light Touch Therapists (ALTT)
Promotes therapies that can be termed light touch - all the gentle techniques which help the body to heal itself - and to speak for the many less well-known therapies that use touch techniques to re-align the subtle energy fields of the body. Affiliated to the British Complementary Medicine Association (BCMA) www.energytherapists.org.uk
- Association of Natural Medicine
Aims to promote interest in the use of natural medicine through education, supporting registered practitioners and supplying a forum for debate. Acts as an umbrella organisation, giving support and education in a broad range of therapies and maintaining a register of practitioners.
- British Complementary Medicine Association
Supports and protects the integrity of its therapists, and ensures the protection and wellbeing of their clients. www.bcma.co.uk
- British Society for Ecological Medicine
Promotes the study and good practice of allergy, environmental and nutritional medicine for the benefit of the public and supports doctors who use the insights of ecological medicine to help patients.
- Complementary Medical Association
Promotes ethical, responsible, professional complementary medicine to the public and the medical profession.
- Institute for Complementary Medicine (ICM)
Provides a register of complementary practitioners who are bound by a code of ethics.
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