Here at the Norwich Wellbeing Centre we have therapists offering a wide range of complementary therapies. Click on a therapy below to find out more:
Aromatherapy uses essential oils extracted from flowers and plants with an aim to balance the emotions and improve general health and wellbeing. Your therapist will carefully choose a blend of essential oils to address your symptoms or mood. These are added to a carrier oils and applied to your skin through massage. There is evidence […]
Bach Flower Therapy is an energetic therapy. It eases daily stress, addresess mild mood concerns, calms anxious feelings and reduces frustration and anger. A Bach Flower “Remedy” consists of water that has been patterned with the energetic vibrations of one of 38 different flowers. Bach Flower Therapy is named after Dr. Edward Bach, whose research […]
At the heart of body psychotherapy is the relationship between client and therapist. Body psychotherapy is a joint exploration of embodied experience. It can support a process of becoming more aware of what drives habitual patterns of response, especially in relationships. It is only through awareness that we can begin to claim more freedom in […]
The Bowen Technique (Bowtech) is a gentle, professional, non-invasive (no crunching or clicking!) form of muscle and connective tissue therapy. A state of relaxation is created with minimal touch whereby the unique nature of the moves elicits a whole-body response. A treatment lasts up to 1 hour, is performed through light, loose fitting clothing with […]
Craniosacral Therapy is a gentle form of bodywork which connects with the body’s natural capacity to restore health. It uses a very gentle touch to both assess and support the relief of dysfunction, with light contacts being taken up at any part of the body as directed by the patient’s body. Through a subtle interaction between […]
What you eat can affect your mood, your energy and your health. But in a world with a new fad diet every week it is difficult to know how best to choose your food. Diet & Nutrition Counselling is about getting personal advice and help with changing your eating habits to become healthier.
Embodied-Relational Therapy (ERT) is an holistic integrative approach which emerged primarily from the body psychotherapy tradition and now works at the meeting place of relational, process and body psychotherapy. It focuses on two facts about human beings: we are embodied and in relationship. To be alive we need to be a body, to be alive we […]
A quick, simple, and safe test for how your body reacts to individual foods (IgG antibodies) to identify trigger foods that your body is intolerant to.
A good hand reading can be an enlightening and revelatory experience and can uncover information about oneself that can literally change lives. From a health perspective, this is a valuable tool for highlighting any health issues and can help show up any underlying deficiencies that may be present. Modern hand reading (Chirology) techniques have moved […]
Originating in India, Indian Head Massage is based on the ayurvedic system of healing which has been practiced in India for over a thousand years. It releases stress that has built up around the head, face, neck and shoulders. The treatment is done fully clothed and takes around half an hour.
Integrative Counselling is a counselling which uses several branches of psychology together in a holistic and integrative manner to help people. There are several branches of psychology- developmental, behavioural, clinical, social, etc. Each one focuses on one area, meaning that counselling based on social psychology alone or developmental psychology alone will miss important causes and […]
There are many types of massage, ranging from Full Body to Head or Foot massage. While we have specific massages available here at the Norwich Wellbeing Centre such as Aromatherapy and Indian Head Massage for those that want them, we also offer general massage therapy using a range of massage techniques including: Full body massage […]
The essence of Meditation is to find a place of peace and calm within. Meditation allows us to create our own inner oasis untouched by constant change and uncertainty. It has been described as a warm bath for the mind. There are many reasons why people learn to Meditate.They include: Stress Management – whatever form […]
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a model of counselling that focuses on the way we adapt our behaviours subconsciously to avoid distress and how those adapted behaviours re-enforce that distress. It aims to reveal the core beliefs about the self and significant others that lie at the heart of the problem. When we experience emotional […]
NLP is a science and methodology for understanding and changing human behaviour. It is the study of someone’s subjective, perceived, reality. NLP allows us to understand ‘how’ we do something, not ‘why’. It is based on the assumption that when we are born, we are a clean sheet with regards to fears and emotional baggage. […]
Person Centred Counselling is based on the idea that everyone is born with the ability to self-improve and achieve their potential. However, that ability is sometimes confused by your situation or how people regard you- people who don’t understand you, view you poorly or aren’t being honest with you can, without meaning to, twist the […]
Psychodynamic psychotherapy is an in-depth analytic therapy derived from psychoanalysis. It focuses on the unconscious, and on past experiences, in order to understand how the unconscious and the past is impacting on current behaviours and moods in a negative or problematic way. In the sessions clients are encouraged to talk about their thoughts and feelings […]
Reflexology is a complementary, holistic therapy in which specific pressure is applied to your feet (or hands) to assist your body to return to equilibrium and heal itself. Illness, stress, injury or disease can leave your body in a state of imbalance, causing inefficient functioning. Reflexology can restore and maintain your body’s natural balance and […]
Reiki, (pronounced ‘Ray-key’), means ‘universal life energy’ and it describes a system of natural, hands-on healing that originates from Japan. This gentle, safe form of energy-work can be of benefit to anyone during the normal course of life and in times of illness and stress. Reiki works holistically, which means that it assists at every […]
Relationship counselling helps people deal with issues in their relationships, whether between a couple or within a family. Whether its a problem that seems trivial or a huge problem, relationship counselling can help bridge the gap. It may involve seeing a counsellor by yourself or together, and how it develops is based on how […]
With its roots in Japan, and in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Shiatsu uses relaxed body weight, applied principally with the hands, to stimulate the body’s self-healing. In addition to treating a wide range of specific health issues, it is deeply relaxing and can enhance one’s overall health and sense of well-being.
“There is a place within us where there are no more goals to reach, no more roads to travel, no more maps to follow, no more philosophies to create, no more strategies to construct. In this place within, there is peace and stillness, and with that, a fulfilment which has always been there.” – C.G. […]