Herbal Consultation

I am a qualified Medical Herbalist graduating with a honor’s degree from the College of Phytotherapy in 1999. I am currently working at Herstmonceux integrative Health Centre and the Albion clinic in Brighton. I am a Member of the College of Practitioners of Phototherapy (MCPP) and with diplomas in Nutrition and Therapeutic Massage, I have taught at the School of Herbal Medicine, lectured at Westminster, East London Universities, Bader International Study Centre at Herstmonceux Castle, and consulted for the WWF and Neal's Yard.

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Herbal medicine

Herbalists use whole plant preparations and have a holistic approach to treating the whole person, rather than just isolated or synthesised constituents which only treat the symptoms.
Herbal medicine can be used as preventative, supportive and even along side conventional medicine, as a treatment to nourish and restore the general health and vitality of the patient.
As a general herbal practitioner with a multi systemic approach to healing, I support people who experience a wide and complex range of aliments. I have a special interest and expertise in women’s health and lyme disease, having supported patients and Doctors to reduce symptoms and co-infections. As well as supporting men, women and children of all ages I also run specialist, workshops and retreats to ensure on going support needed to improve vitality and wellbeing.

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Videos

Here I share my expert knowledge of the medicinal properties of certain trees. Whilst walking in woodland, I explain how I draw on both traditional medical beliefs and modern scientific research to help heal patients using specific parts of trees such as lime flowers, oak bark and hawthorn berries. I also talk about how plant utilisation and conservation need to co-exist.

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Reset your Hormones’ Functional Health Workshop

An informative and fun workshop, in conjunction with Tanya Borowski, Nutritionist, where you’ll learn how to: • Balance hormones with key nutrients and herbs • Control your blood sugar for optimal energy, weight management and sleep • Avoid toxins that disrupt hormones • Support your liver, gut and skin naturally Tanya will demo some hormone…

Menoheaven

Menoheaven are 3 day retreats for women facing, experiencing or curious about the menopause. I will be bringing my knowledge of how herbs can support and help women at this significant stage, taking workshops and leading group sessions.  Alongside me will be nutritionist & chef Daphne Lambert, yoga teacher Gratia Churchill, homeopath Caroline Gaskin and…

FREE Detox Workshop For Men and Women

Give yourself an uplifting New Year treat with this refreshing detox workshop run by medical herbalist Julia Behrens and cookery teacher & Kitchen Therapy innovator Charlotte Hastings. They will look at herbal teas and foods used in detoxing and explore individual plants and oils that can improve a sluggish digestive system, clear the skin, and…