The directory below lists therapists with their qualifications and the professional bodies to which they belong.
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.
Many pharmaceutical drugs are based on what are considered to be the plant's 'active' ingredients, whereas herbalism utilises the whole plant, or at the very least the seed, root or flower.
British Herbal Medicine Association
Defends the right of the public to choose herbal remedies; encourages wider knowledge of herbal remedies by medical practitioners. www.bhma.info/
European Herbal Practitioners Association
An umbrella body for professional associations using herbal medicines including practitioners from Ayurveda, Chinese and Tibetan Herbal Medicine, Traditional Chinese Medicine and Western Herbal Medicine. www.euroherb.com
National Institute of Medical Herbalists
Western Medical herbalists trained for four years before they can join the institute. They have the letters MNIMH after their names. www.nimh.org.uk
International Register of Consultant Herbalists
Practitioners who are trained and qualified by examination in herbal medicine (DBTh, MIRCH) and homoeopathy (DHoM, MIRCH). www.irch.org
The Register of Chinese Herbal Medicine
Offer a list of qualified practitioners. www.irch.org
I have a First Class BSc (Hons) degree in Herbal Medicine. I am a member of the National Institute of Medical Herbalists (NIMH). I also have a First Class BSc (Hons) degree in Physiotherapy. I practise as a physiotherapist, am a member of the Chartered Society of Physiotherapists (CSP) and I am registered with the Health Professions Council (HPC). I have a BSc (Hons) degree in Physiology with Biochemistry.
Homeopathy is a therapeutic system which has been used for over 200 years. It works on the principle that 'like treats like'. Active ingredients are given in highly diluted form to avoid toxicity.
Alliance of Registered Homeopaths
A register of practising homeopaths in the UK. www.a-r-h.org
British Homeopathic Association
Provides a register of homeopathically qualified doctors, dentists, pharmacists, podiatrists and vets.
Society of Homeopaths
Register of homeopaths who have taken a registered 3 or 4 year training in homeopathy.
South West London - UK
Qualifications: DipHom(Med); EFT Level 2; NAET Level 1
Member of:Association of Natural Medicine (RMANM), Association for the Advancement of Meridian Energy techniques (MAAMET)
Patty Hemingwayis a registered homeopath and EFT practitioner. She offers safe, gentle & effective treatments for all the family. Experienced in treating allergies & other chronic conditions, including electrosensitivity.
Cambridge and Yorkshire - UK
Qualifications: ND, Dip Hom, BSc(Hons), Dip Clin Sci, NAET Cert, NAET Instructor Cert, MANP, MICR, CSci.
Helen is a practitioner in Naturopathy and Homeopathy. Since the 1970's Helen's career has been in medical research, drug development and clinical research followed by naturopathy and homeopathy. The main treatments she uses are Classical Homeopathy and NAET Allergy Elimination.
Bedford, MK40 - UK
Qualifications: RS Hom LLSCH BA (Hons)
Often used to modify behavior, emotional content, and attitudes, as well as a wide range of conditions including dysfunctional habits, anxiety, stress-related illness, pain management, and personal development.
National Register of Hypnotherapists and Psychotherapists
Keeps a database of hypnotherapists and provides a free referral service for those seeking a reputable practitioner.
The Association for Professional Hypnosis and Psychotherapy
Directory of hypnotherapists in UK and abroad.
British Society of Clinical Hypnosis
A regulating body promoting and assuring high standards in the profession; register of practitioners.
National Council for Hypnotherapy
Online search service for more than 1,000 hypnotherapists. www.hypnotherapists.org.uk
A support network of UK hypnotherapists, with information on their training and experience, areas of hypnotherapy, fees and contact details. This service is free, confidential and easy to use.
Christopher Morgan Locke
is a consultant hypnotherapist, and addiction and trauma therapist - he works in London.
Iridology works on the theory that the eye represents a 'map' of the entire body, thus revealing to the practitioner any areas of weakness or past injury.
Nottinghamshire - UK
Qualifications: BSc Biochemistry, Diploma Nutritional Medicine
Member of:Member of BANT, EMBODY & CNHC
Nutritional therapist, iridologist, massage therapist
Kinesiology is a blend of Traditional Chinese Medicine with western techniques. Kinesiology can establish connections between imbalances, discover which is the priority issue to be dealt with and what is the most effective treatment.
The Kinesiology Federation (KF)
The KF works as a unifying organisation for the various branches of kinesiology, aiming to maintain the highest standards of training and practice for the benefit of its members and the general public. www.kinesiologyfederation.org
(MRAT - Member of register of allergy therapistsBSc(Hons) Acupuncture EFT Cert-1, AAMET - Level 2 NLP Master Practitioner)
Member of: MRAT (see above) BAcC: British Acupuncture Council, AAMET
Allergy therapist using kinesiology, acupuncture, EFT and NLP for allergies.
Based in West London.
The practitioner makes an assessment, taking into account the colour and brightness of the image and through careful analysis of the 'aura'.
Acupuncture to Buteyko
Chinese Medicine (traditional) to Flower Remedies
Magnetic Therapy to Osteopathy
Qi Gong to Zero Balancing
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