Therapy of the Month – Dramatherapy

November 23, 2018

Dramatherapist Goksin Erdemli explores beginnings, processes and endings with her clients via theatrical and existential tools as well as traditional therapy methods. This month, we speak to her about this singularly multifaceted approach to psychotherapy. What is Dramatherapy? Dramatherapy is a form of psychotherapy that transposes storytelling and dramatisation tools from theatrical settings into a psychotherapeutic […]

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Therapy of the Month – Osteopathy

July 2, 2018

Dorothy Smith is passionate about the potential of Osteopathy to help people from all walks of life, whatever their age and background. For our blog this month, we speak to her about this uniquely holistic therapy. What is Osteopathy? Osteopathy is a system of healthcare rooted in an understanding of the anatomy and physiology of […]

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Therapy of the Month – Nutritional Therapy

May 22, 2018

Food is our fuel, as our Nutritional Therapist Debra Whelehan likes to say, and good nutrition can make the difference between feeling average and feeling fantastic. This month we spoke to Debra to find out how Nutritional Therapy can help us find biochemical balance. What is Nutritional Therapy? Nutritional Therapy is a personalised approach to […]

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Therapy of the Month – Massage

April 5, 2018

Massage is one of the most commonly used therapies in the world – but what is it actually like to be a massage therapist? This month we’re chatting to Vanessa Afful, long-time resident massage therapist at Bellenden, about her work and what it means to her. What are the different kinds of massage you offer […]

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Therapy of the Month – Hypnotherapy

March 9, 2018

This month, we talk to Bellenden’s two Hypnotherapists, Caroline Jago and Simon Pimenta, to dispel the myths around Hypnotherapy and discover its potential for enabling healing, relaxation and progression. Both Caroline and Simon work with a variety of issues including those relating to anxiety, confidence, weight loss, insomnia, smoking, phobias, and performance. Both also work with […]

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Therapy of the Month – Psychotherapy

February 5, 2018

This month, we explore the incredible healing power that psychotherapy can provide to all of us – children, adolescents and adults alike – with Monika McIntosh, one of our psychotherapists and counsellors here at Bellenden. What attracted you to psychotherapy and what made you want to become a psychotherapist & counsellor? Since I was a […]

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Therapy of the Month – Homeopathy

October 25, 2017

In this month’s interview, we explore the history and practice of homeopathy with Rachel Boone, Bellenden’s resident homeopath What is Homeopathy? Homeopathy is a system of medicine which has two key defining factors: patients are always seen holistically, meaning that every part of a person is considered, and remedies are prescribed on the principle that […]

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Therapy of the Month – Bach Flower Essences

September 22, 2017

In this month’s interview, we explore the marvels of the flower essences invented by Dr Edward Bach with Julia Linfoot, Bellenden Therapies co-founder and a registered flower essences practitioner with the Bach Foundation What are Bach Flower Essences? In some ways it is easier to start by saying what they are not. They are not […]

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Therapy of the month- Counselling

August 17, 2017

In this month’s interview we are talking to Counsellor and Child therapist Sarah Cavaliere, she shares with us her journey in becoming a counsellor and her approach to counselling. Sarah has six years post-qualified experience in counselling parents and children and is a registered member of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists (BACP) working in accordance to […]

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Therapy of the Month – Aromatherapy

June 7, 2017

June 12th is the start of the IFA’s Aromatherapy Awareness Week, so this month we talked to our Therapist Jane Tilton about Aromatherapy, her love for her job and how we can all benefit from and incorporate Aromatherapy into our everyday life. Jane has been practising Aromatherapy for some 25 years.  She is a member of […]

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