Beth began working part time with CWC in April 2021 delivering therapies from the Woodruff Centre. As well as working with the charity Beth is also kept busy running her own Complementary therapies business. Beth began her first training in Reflexology almost 18 years ago, she has since added many more therapies and qualifications to her bow such as Reiki, Crystal Therapy and many different types/styles of massage therapy.
Millie has worked as a complementary therapist with Coping with Cancer for twelve years. Millie offers Reiki, Reflexology and Auricular Acupuncture. Her concern is the wellbeing of her clients and their close relatives, aiming to bring a sense of relaxation and balance to those concerned. Millie enjoys her work and has seen the benefits of complementary therapies.
Sarah’s role within CWC has been rewarding, challenging and diverse. Sarah is an experienced complementary therapist providing therapies supporting emotional, physical and mental well being. As well as a variation of gentle, calming hands on treatments she offers Auricular Acupuncture clinics facilitated in a safe, comfortable space where clients can share their story and be listened to while receiving and experiencing the many wonderful benefits of Auricular acupuncture. Her work goes hand in hand with her ethos to help, support and treat all our clients with compassion, respect and kindness.
In Andree’s role she offers auricular acupuncture and complementary therapy. It is very rewarding and Andree enjoys getting to know the clients well during their course of treatments.
During massage and reflexology treatments, she often uses a technique which involves awareness of the senses, involving visualization and mindfulness. While having empathy and understanding of the client’s needs and their concerns.
After a long career in corporate business, Heather trained and qualified as a beauty and wellbeing therapist. Her motivation for the change in career was to work and support clients in their cancer experience which is why she then joined CWC to provide massage services to clients with or have experienced cancer. Heather then trained in Auricular Acupuncture through CWC and now works mainly with clients to provide relief and support of the symptoms they experience as a consequence of their cancer diagnosis or through the medication they take and finds this very fulfilling and rewarding.
Karen is a complementary therapist, trained in various therapies such as massage, reflexology, aromatherapy, and Reiki. With an interest in using treatments in palliative and cancer care. Karen is passionate about the benefits of complementary therapies and how they can help with the symptoms and side-effects of health conditions and their treatment.
Linda is a Complementary Therapist at CWC, working presently at Sunderland Royal Hospital. Initially she was a volunteer at the QE Hospital Gateshead. Then the Nuffield Hospital, Jesmond. Linda is qualified in Auricular Acupuncture, Reflexology and Massages.
Working in this field she has found how effective therapies are for clients affected by cancer. When a client is more relaxed and less stressed, they find it aids their physical health as well as their emotional well being.
Jacqueline has worked with Coping with Cancer for 10 years now, she is qualified in reflexology, body massage, Indian head massage, aromatherapy as well as auricular acupuncture.
Jacqueline really enjoys meeting the clients, helping them take timeout to relax, talk if they want to or just a friendly face for them if they need it. It’s nice to hopefully make their day even a little bit brighter and or even a little less stressful.