Complementary & Beauty Therapy Treatments in Faversham
|21st April 2018|
Soul Solutions was founded in 2004, and brings together qualified, experienced, passionate and caring professionals whose aim is to help you achieve your health and wellness goals. The move to Graveney Road in 2013 enabled us to expand our exisiting and already successful practice.
Therapists:Debbie Crosby-Butler IIHHT MIFA MIFR
Debbie qualified as a registered nurse in 1981. After experiencing many changes in the health industry, she became increasingly disillusioned with the service she was able to provide. She retrained in complementary therapies to achieve a more holistic approach to healthcare and well being, and qualified in 1999. She is a member of the International Federation of Reflexology and the International Federation of Aromatherapists, and now teaches reflexology for Kent Adult Education Services. After providing highly individualized treatments to clients in their homes and rented rooms, Debbie opened her own treatment rooms in 2005. Debbie is a fully qualified practitioner who undertakes regular professional development training. She has a full professional indemnity insurance and holds a current first aid certificate. Debbie is dedicated to the highest levels of client care and confidentiality.
Samantha Harrison MICHT
Samantha has over 10 years experience working as a massage therapist at Soul Solutions. She continues to update her massage techniques with a very highly regarded training centre in Brighton. Samantha thoroughly enjoys her work as a massage therapist and is always eager to improve her knowledge and offer new treatments to her clients. Samantha is qualified to provide treatments to pregnant clients and is registered and insured by the Federation of Holistic Therapists. For more about Samantha click here
After many years being office based, Katie took a change of career and qualified as a massage therapist in 2011. Katie is passionate about massage and above all else, helping people to achieve optimal health. She is currently trained in Swedish Body Massage, Sports Massage, Fitness Instructing, Indian Head, Japanese Hand, Thai Foot, Hot Stones and Aromatherapy Massage.
Katie specialises in Sports Therapy, predominantly sports/general injuries and has treated many diagnosed and undiagnosed conditions. Katie is able to effectively treat injuries and prescribe necessary rehabilitation to clients suffering with muscular and/or skeletal pain.
Katie set up her own mobile therapeutic massage business in 2013 and works part time in a local gym as a Fitness Instructor. She is currently working towards her Level 3 CYQ Personal Training and Nutrition qualification. Katie is a fully insured member of The Guild of Holistic Therapists. For more about Katie click here.
Rebecca Taylor Wright
"Having qualified in 2016 at The London School of Reflexology, I continue to develop my knowledge and understanding of the human body, mind and its intertwined systems through on-going research and learning from my clients’ feedback and progress.
As well as offering foot Reflexology I specialise in Facial Reflexology; a deeply relaxing treatment which leaves you glowing from the inside out. This treatment can be combined with Zone Face Lift (ZFL) massage using facial tools and natural products to rejuvenate the skin, sculpt the face and smooth out fine lines in order to bring out your natural beauty and help you to age well."
Victoria has spent many years caring for children with varying disabilities along side re-training to become a massage therapist. Victoria has a vary calming approach to treatments and tailors them to the individual needs of the client making it a unique experience. Victoria is currently trained in Indian head massage, Hot stones, Pre-blend Aromatherapy, Body massage, Luxury facials and body scrubs. She is always keen to learn and will continue to add more treatments to her list over time.
Vicky McLelland BSc (Hons) PhD – Reiki Practitioner
Vicky trained as a nurse and worked in the NHS for many years in research and management roles. She undertook a degree and a doctorate to extend her knowledge of health and disease. In 1995, she trained in stress management. In 2005, she discovered and trained in Reiki and, in 2008, extended her knowledge and skill by training to the Reiki second degree. Learning and practicing Reiki has led her to change her approach to health, illness and an understanding that the individual can influence their own physical well being and that Reiki can help them do that. Vicky believes that Reiki can provide a gentle, relaxing way to manage disease and stress and complement medical treatments. Vicky sees stress management as a way to support clients to live in the now and to enjoy life. She is fully insured to practice Reiki and stress management and is a member of the UK Reiki Federation http://www.reikifed.co.uk/ .
Steve Fasulo MBHC (Hons) MBAThH – MAAMET – EFTMRA – CNHC
Steve spent many years as a senior manager in the private & public sector, but after experiencing a life changing event in 2000, he decided to train as a Clinical Hypnotherapist and Past Life Therapist. Steve became a Reiki Master in 2005, and in 2010 he obtained his EFT and Matrix Reimprinting qualification. Steve's approach is holistic yet direct. His guidance and support has helped people from all walks of life by changing their perspective on life, how they feel about themselves, their issues and what they can achieve. By combining all of his knowledge and life skills, Steve treats conditions that affect our mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well being.
Steve also offers Reiki, Past Life Regression, Past Life Meditation, De-Stress Relaxation, Meditation and Spiritual Awaking sessions/classes.
Meadow Reiki is a team of professional Reiki practitioners, led by their founder Karyn Galpin. Karyn is an experienced Reiki Practitioner Teacher who has been providing Reiki to clients since 2005 and teaching Reiki since 2008. She is verified by The Reiki Association and Reiki Council as a Professional Reiki Practitioner and she is also on the CNHC register.
At Meadow Reiki two practitioners work together giving Reiki. Our experience has shown it is a very effective way for people with stress-related and medical conditions to receive Reiki. We specialise in working with busy Professionals; our clients find treatments can help them stay productive and able to cope with symptoms relating to stress. And our clients with medical conditions say the Reiki brings relief to their symptoms and leaves them feeling relaxed and peaceful.
All the practitioners at Meadow Reiki are trained to a high professional standard, are aware of health and safety procedures that relate to their work, regularly undertake CPD activities to ensure their knowledge is up to date and have a First Aid qualification.
As we work as a team our clients receive an hour of Reiki in just 30 minutes, a lovely way to receive a relaxing and refreshing treatment. It also enables us to offer longer appointments to our clients who are extremely stressed or who are having a flare up of a medical condition.
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Caroline Aby- HYP-DIP CR
Caroline has recently joined the Soul Solutions Group joining as a Hypnotherapist.
She is fully insured and qualified gaining her qualification through The National Hypnotherapy Society.Caroline is passionate about Hypnotherapy and she believes that when people put aside their pre-conceived ideas about Hypnotherapy, this treatment can be a valuable tool to improve emotional , mental , physical and spiritual well being.
Caroline is dedicated to the highest levels of client care and confidentiality.
Sharon Cresswell RCST
Sharon has had an interest in complementary therapies for many years using various therapies to help her own health issues as well as those of her family.
Sharon qualified as a fully accredited practitioner of Craniosacral Therapy in 2008 and has been in practice in Rainham Kent for 8 years. She is a member of The Craniosacral Therapy Association (CSTA) working within their code of ethics and undertakes regular courses as part of her continued professional development. She is also a reiki practitioner.
Counsellors:Sarah Seymour MBACP(Accred)
Sarah qualified in 2010 and is a BACP (British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy) registered accredited counsellor, experienced in working with adults and young people. She has worked within the NHS under IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) for two years, which is accessed through GP referral and short term focused work and as a secondary school counsellor, with young people age 11-18. Sarah is also experienced in long term private therapy.
Her approach is Integrative, which means she calls upon different counselling theories to understand her clients, by way of communication styles and the affects of childhood experiences/development and how that impacts us as adults. She uses strategies from mindfulness, to help with anxiety and cognitive behavioural techniques to challenge unhelpful thinking patterns, psycho-education also plays a part in the help offered to clients.
Sarah’s philosophy is that all past and present human behaviour, thinking, emotions and activities can only be understood within the context of a relationship which is nurturing, stimulating and restorative. This she aims to provide through the therapeutic relationship created between herself and her clients. She believes it is relationship that binds us, no matter what our age or difference and that we cannot heal and grow alone.
Short-term and longer-term work is offered, on a face-to-face basis, with individuals, adults and young people aged from 11.
Kirsty Austin MBACP (Accred)
Kirsty is an Accredited Counsellor and a registered member of The British Association of counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), she has been working with clients since 2010. For the past 3 years Kirsty has been working short term with clients for a NHS IAPT (Improving Access to Psychological Therapies) service, specialising in Depression & Anxiety. She offers longer term counselling within her private practice and has experience with a variety of issues.
Kirsty is also a Thought Field Therapy (TFT) practitioner, which is a Tapping Technique. This technique works well with many areas of difficulty including: Anxiety, phobias, OCD, anger, fear, trauma, depression, self-esteem and unhelpful dysfunctional thoughts & beliefs.
Kirsty uses a Integrative Counselling approach which incorporates humanistic, psychodynamic, Transactional Analysis (TA), Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) and Mindfulness. This approach also focuses on the therapeutic relationship, developing a supportive, non-judgemental, acceptance within a safe and confidential space.
At times of difficulty to feel heard and understood with empathy and acceptance can be very healing. As we are all individual and unique Kirsty will tailor her professional skills to the client’s needs.
Kirsty attends regular Continuous Professional Development training and believes that her own personal Self Development is very important. She practices Yoga, Meditation, Mindfulness, Reiki and 5 Rhythms Dance.
Christa Drennan BACP
Christa is an accredited (BACP) and experienced integrative counsellor, which means she draws on a wide range of theoretical ideas and skills in her practice, which is then tailored to meet the individual needs of her clients. Christa offers both short-term and long-term therapy to adults (18 and over, individuals and relationships) looking for a safe and confidential space to address concerns, increase self awareness and wellbeing, and to work towards bringing about effective change.
Christa first trained in 1992, has a Masters in Counselling and Psychotherapy, and has been a fully accredited counsellor since 1999. She is also a member of the British Infertility Counselling Association (BICA). She has worked in a variety of settings including GP surgeries, hospitals, the voluntary sector and private practice. Christa has worked in specialist services providing infertility counselling and bereavement counselling, and in generic settings where presenting issues are wide-ranging and varied. She works with individuals, couples and relationships of all kinds. For more about Christa, visit her website click here
Philippa Dickenson UKCP MSc (Psychotherapy)
Philippa is an experienced psychotherapist who works in an ‘integrative’ way, meaning that she draws on a range of therapies depending on the needs of each individual, including cognitive and sensorimotor approaches. She has experience working in the NHS and runs private practices in London and Faversham.
Philippa knows from experience that there are times when work is stressful, relationships problematic or life just seems hard and our feelings overwhelm us, affecting our sleep, eating and health. Short-term counselling or longer-term psychotherapy offer a private space in which to find out what underlies these kinds of problems and, more importantly, how you can change your responses and feelings.
Shaping Wellness:Deborah Mulvany BSc Hons
Deborah is a lead nutritionist with over 10 years practical experience and owner of Shaping Wellness in Faversham Kent. Although Shaping Wellness covers many aspects of wellness, Deborah personally specialises in weight management, specifically weight loss as well as obesity and diabetes prevention. She offers one to one coaching or group sessions supported by Herbalife nutritional products. Together these elements help to build a healthy happy lifestyle that fits the individual! In addition to this as the resident medical biochemist, Deborah also offers allergy and intolerance testing, where a hair sample is taken and sent away to a lab, this method allows us the widest possible screening for the lowest cost and reports are then completed personally by Deborah, where her expertise comes into play.
Exercise Class InstructorsHo Kyung Hoebeke
Tai Chi instructor
Ho Kyung Hoebeke started his training 11 years ago in the Netherlands. Over the years, he has travelled to see his own teacher and others within his style, in order to keep learning. In his teaching he tries to make sure the underlying principles underpin everyone's movements equally, even if they are performed slightly differently to suit different body build, limitations and abilities.
Nicola is a Level 3 qualified Pilates Teacher and Exercise on Referral Instructor. She is constantly learning new skills and acquiring knowledge, and teaches with enthusiasm and passion to help you achieve your movement goals. She has two grown up sons and has learnt the hard way that trying to physically keep up with the youngsters just doesn't work as we get a little older - so be assured you will never be asked to do more than your body can cope with in class.
Aerial yoga instructor
Tina is the main aerial instructor from "Airhedz" and runs her specific style of aerial-yoga class at Soul Solutions. Her skills in aerial rope, silks and trapeze have led her to work on lots of exciting projects such as choreographing for the Paralympic opening ceremony. Tina hopes that all those who participate in her developmental class will find it an exciting alternative form of physical and mindful practice.
Yoga Alliance Registered Yoga Teacher and Yoga Practitioner.
Emma undertook intensive training with the Yoga Alliance, which enabled her to immerse herself in the multiple paths of Yoga, living and studying in the Ashram alongside the Swamis and Yoga Teachers as was the ancient Yoga tradition away from the distractions of the modern world.
Having completed her training Emma has embraced a range of different yoga styles including Vinyasa, Sivananada and Vin to enable students to grow and develop within their practice and provide a focus either anatomically or therapeutically building a greater sense of self-awareness within the body and mind.
Complementary therapies do not offer to diagnose a patients' condition or claim to provide cures. Complementary therapies compliment and support orthodox forms of treatment, encouraging the body to heal itself by inspiring physical, mental and emotional well being. All professionals at Soul Solutions are qualified and insured in their field.
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