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

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:

2020

  • Donated my left kidney and then Covid-19 happened so no massage this year
  • Supervision and facilitator of The Bath Practitioner Group (Currently 6 hrs)
  • Level 3 Certificate in Education and Training

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.