Fiona is a Holistic Massage Therapist interested in using therapeutic massage techniques, particularly deep tissue and abdominal-sacral massage to address both the physiological & psychological aspects of a person’s health and well-being.
Fiona is known for her down to earth approach and her ability to build rapport with her patients and help them get the best out of their treatment. She views the mind-body connection in health vitally important having an interest in the impact of stress upon the physical body. She is interested how manual therapy can help not only physical discomfort such as chronic muscle tension and pain and digestive health, but also the impact it may have on an individual’s emotional and mental state.
Working holistically, Fiona feels it is important to empower her clients by encouraging them to take responsibility in managing their own health through making appropriate lifestyle changes to maintain the benefits of treatment. She will also refer her patients on to other practitioners when appropriate.
Fiona holds qualifications in both Massage Therapy and Subtle Energy Medicine. She studied massage with the Quantum Metta School of Massage (QM), gaining a diploma in Holistic Massage, with both ITEC and MTI qualifications. She also studied with the Vibrational Healing Foundation in London, gaining the Subtle Energy Medicine Practitioner Diploma. She continues to update her skills through numerous workshops and continued professional development, to enable her to use a combination of techniques in her treatments and is currently enrolled full-time on the Masters of Osteopathy program at the British College of Osteopathic Medicine (BCOM).
Fiona has always loved been active since childhood whether that has been through team sports, athletics, yoga or hiking. When she has spare time you might also find her dancing, meditating or chanting. Originally from Australia she has a love of traveling and learning about different cultures.