Heather began her journey in 1992 by means of self-development, her initial interests being energy, natural healing and crystal healing. She spent many years attending groups, seminars, lectures and classes at locations throughout the UK. Heather practised a variety of techniques and approaches to this diverse subject gaining a vast amount of experience.
After a great deal of self-discovery Heather wanted to develop herself professionally and trained at the Northern School of Aromatherapy, an ISPA accredited school. She passed her theoretical examinations in anatomy, physiology and aromatherapy, along with a practical examination in massage. Gaining qualifications in Holistic Clinical Aromatherapy, Therapeutic Massage and A&P.
Heather interrupted her Aromatherapy studies briefly to take 1st degree Reiki, and was so committed that she took 2nd degree soon after. Heather then focused on developing herself further and to a high standard before progressing onto the next levels. Heather is now a Reiki Master Teacher and a teacher member of the UK Reiki Federation.
Heather went on to gain a qualification in Crystal Healing Therapy, studying a two year diploma course with the Spiritual Venturers Association, based at the Natural Healing Centre in Goole. Heather initially worked licentiate after completing practical examination and thesis, then continued to complete her two years of study.
Whilst focusing on Heather’s initial passion… crystals, this period of training encompassed every aspect of energy and healing therapies and so provided a firm foundation for the whole of Heather’s teachings.
Heather completed a Diploma in Nutritional Therapy and integrates this knowledge into the consultation process required before treatment. In her commitment to treat the whole person Heather looked towards Oriental Medicine to complete her repertoire.
Heather studied Oriental Body Balance (now KORE Therapy) with Dr John Brazier and Acupuncture at the College of Oriental Body Balance (KORE Academy) Lytham St Annes. Heather completed further examinations in anatomy and physiology, Chinese medical theory and practical application. Heather is a full member of the British Register of Complementary Practitioners, Oriental Medicine Division.
Heather has travelled to China to gain clinical experience in Hospitals in Beijing and Tianjin and completed numerous courses in Chiang Mai Thailand, including Nerve touch Thai massage, Thai foot massage and Thai herbs.
Whilst practising as a multi-disciplinary Complementary Therapist, Heather soon recognised the true potential of these combined skills and provides therapies catered to the needs of the individual, focusing on the whole being, and so supporting and balancing at all levels of Body, Mind and Spirit.
Heather appeared on television, Sky Living ‘Star Treatment’ and has featured in local and regional press on numerous occasions. She won the Marguerite Maury, AC National Aromatherapist of the year award, which she received in London 25th October 2004.
Heather worked with other health professionals within a local charity for over 12 years and runs a private practice in the tranquil surroundings of Ackton, Pontefract, West Yorkshire.
Heather is a fully qualified Teacher - Cert Ed. She has written and delivered numerous courses around the country for private institutions, charities and the NHS. Heather provides training to small groups and individuals in a variety of inspirational subjects.