For stress, anxiety, illness or bereavement

with Leora Sharp

Qualifications and Councils

Main qualification

In 2007 I gained a MTI Diploma in Holistic Massage and Bodywork, Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology from the Bristol College of Massage and Bodywork.

Please see my CV below of the additional training I have attended, supervision, Hands Free Massage training I facilitate and a support group which I run and facilitate.

Registered bodies

Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council logo
Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council

Massage Training Institute logo
Massage Training Institute
They require several things, including 18 hours of CPD a year, to be a member.

Supervision

I attend (and run) regular supervision groups which facilitates my growth and support.

Continued professional development (CPD)

This is required by the councils and since my practitioner training I have added a few little things to my toolbox:

2019

2018

2017

  • Supervision and facilitator of The Bath Practitioner Group  (10 hrs)
  • Supervision with Jacqui Kelly (6 hrs)
  • Supervision with Heidi Armstrong (4 hrs)
  • Massage for people with Cancer with Andy Fagg – (14 hrs)
  • First Aid at work (7 hrs)
  • 8 week Mindfulness Course with Huw Griffiths (16 hrs)
  • Yoga & The Myofascial Body In Movement with Gary Carter (5.5 hrs)
  • Skin Cancer Awareness Talk – West Country MTI (2 hrs)
  • MTI Massage Conference (4.5 hrs)

2016

2015

2014

2013

  • Direct Myofascial Manipulation: Improve your soft tissue skills – Jay Ruddock (1 day) I was also the organiser of this course.
  • Monthly The Bath Practitioner Group, supervision and talks (18 hrs)
  • Supervision with Jacqui Kelly (8 hrs)
  • Supervision with Jacqueline Wijtenberg (4 hrs)

2012

2011

  • Breaking through Inhibitions –  Fliss Jay (1 day)
  • Massage Training Institute (MTI) CPD meetings (9 hrs)
  • Monthly The Bath Practitioner Group, supervision and talks (20 hrs)
  • Post graduate CPD course in Craniosacral Studies – Lynn Shorthouse (1 day)
  • Supervision with Andy Fagg (10 hrs)
  • Supervision with Jacqui Kelly (15 hrs)
  • West Country MTI (8 hrs)
  • Inhabiting the Feminine Earth Body with Carla Esteves (27 hours)

2010

2009

  • Assistant for Darien Pritchard on Extended Hands Free Massage training (8 days, 2009/10)
  • Shadow Process interactive – conference call book club with Liz Foster (20 hrs, 2009/10)
  • Meditative Massage and yoga workshop with Susie Legge (1 day) I organised and assisted with the running of this course
  • Yoga workshop with Susie Legge (1 day) I organised and assisted with the running of this course.
  • The wisdom of menstruation with Alexandra Pope (1 day)
  • An energywork and over clothes massage case study with Katy
  • Reiki II with Nicky Marshall (1 day)
  • Founder and facilitator of The Bath Practitioner Group (6 hrs)
  • Ran a massage aid training workshop for carers at Shockerwick House (3 hours)

2007/2008

And of course I have had the pleasure in receiving lost of lovely stuff, which in any given year might include: Holistic and Aromatherapy Massage, Rolfing, Shiatsu,  Reiki, Reflexology, Sport Massage, Chiropractic, Osteopathy, Bowen, Rosen Method and Radionics.