Wellbeing is a space for healing and relaxation on the 4th floor of Hamilton House in Stokes Croft, Bristol. Within these walls we offer a wide range of treatments including therapeutic massage and bodywork, talking therapy, energy work and more.

We are a collective of therapists striving to make complementary therapy accessible and affordable to the wider community. There are therapists working from our rooms every day, and on Wednesdays we offer a low cost clinic for those on lower incomes. You can also contact therapists directly to arrange a time to see them.

For general enquiries call 0117 924 9599 or email wellbeing@coexistuk.org

Booking

  1. Check the what’s on section to see who is in. Ring the number above to book an appointment with them.
  2. Search for the therapy you want and contact the therapist directly to agree on a suitable time/date.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please note if you book an appointment at either our Low Cost Wednesday or Soothing Sunday clinic in advance and then cancel on the day, there is a £7 cancellation charge.

Out of respect for therapists, we ask that you give us at least 2 hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment so that slots can be filled. This really supports making the low cost clinics available to more people.

For all other appointments, the cancellation policy is agreed with the individual therapist.

When is reception open in Wellbeing Rooms?
Tuesdays: 12-5pm, Wednesdays: 12-7pm, Fridays: 12-5pm

How do I book a session?
1. Look at the ‘What’s On’ section and see if there are any therapists in that would suit your preference.
2. Contact Hamilton House reception (0117 924 9599) any day between 9 am and 9 pm or Wellbeing reception during opening hours (0117 915 4830) OR
3. Look through the ‘Therapists’ or ‘Therapies’ section and contact the therapist directly.

How can I get advice on which therapy is best for me?
Please see our ‘Therapists’ and ‘Therapies’ sections of the website to view our therapists’ profiles and a description of the therapies they offer. If you still need more information about how we can best meet your needs call Wellbeing reception during opening hours and a member of staff can give you more information.

Am I eligible for Low Cost Wednesday Clinic?
If you are on a lower income or benefits you are eligible for this clinic. At our discretion we also offer sessions to people who wish to try out a therapy for the first time on a one-off basis.

How do I get in touch if I wish to speak with someone face-to-face?
We are happy to answer queries in person but ask that you make an appointment by email through wellbeing@coexistuk.org first.

If I have feedback how do I offer that?
We welcome feedback to improve our service. You can speak with a member of the management team who will be on reception during opening hours, email wellbeing@coexistuk.org or leave anonymous feedback in our feedback box on top of the shoe rack in the main waiting area. If your feedback concerns a member of the management team you can contact Wellbeing line manager Chloe Foy at chloe@coexistuk.org

Being Mindful: Introductory Workshop


A brand new Mindfulness course, presented by Wellbeing, will be starting with a series of taster sessions across May, June and July. Book tickets now to receive £20 off of the full course starting in September.

I have suffered with IBS for years and after finding prescribed medication and diet change was not working I looked into alternative therapies. I had 5 sessions of shiatsu [with Lioba] and have found it to have had an enormous effect on my symptoms. It has made me understand the connection between my emotions, largely stress and worry, and the issues with my stomach. Shiatsu with Lioba gave me the tools to learn to relax and to break the connection between negative emotions and my physical well being. It was the first time I had ever had shiatsu and knew very little about it but I would most definitely have treatments again. After the treatments having such a profound effect on my symptoms.

Cath, Support Worker (Bristol)

Booking



To book a treatment first have a look at the calendar below to see what's on, once you know what therapy you'd like, call 0117 924 9599 to speak to our reception and make a booking. Alternatively, contact the therapist directly using the contact information below or through our list of therapists.





Therapies


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If you already know which therapy you're after then call 0117 924 9599 to make a booking. Alternatively, contact the therapist directly using the contact information below.
Click here for a list of therapists

Acupuncture

Overview

Acupuncture has been used for thousands of years as a form of holistic medicine in China to promote harmony between body, mind and spirit.

Channels of energy in the body known as ‘meridians’ are stimulated with extremely fine needles, and sometimes with warming herbs. Tui Na (acupressure massage) may be used to complement the acupuncture treatment, or as a standalone treatment.

Acupuncture can be used to treat a wide range of physical and emotional conditions. Many people come for acupuncture purely to unwind and release tension, whilst others come seeking help with a specific health problem. Just some of the many ailments treated include stress, bodily pains and injuries, menstrual irregularities, migraines and insomnia.

To address specific health problems, a course of treatments will generally be advised.

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Therapists

Fran Cudsen

Acupuncturist- Lic Ac. BSc (Hons) MBAcC

Mobile: 07773950818

More info

Bowen Technique

Overview

The Bowen Technique is a modality of treatment for the body, working on muscles, tendons and peripheral nerves. A few moves with very little pressure rebalance the body and restore self-healing power.

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Therapists

Stella Azzurra

Bowen Therapist

Mobile: 07963 250 310

More info

Chi Gung

Overview

Literally translated as “Life Energy Cultivation”, Chi Gung is a practice of aligning body, breath, and mind for to balance ‘Chi’ or ‘energy’ in the body. A session typically involves moving meditation and coordination of slow flowing movement with deep rhythmic breathing.

This therapy is currently only available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Counselling & Talking Therapy

Overview

A dialogue based therapy that can help resolve social or personal issues, e.g. low mood, decision making, low self-esteem or substance misuse issues. A safe, supportive and non-judgemental space will be created to help you to explore feelings, thoughts, and ‘stuck’ patterns arising in the present and to help you to empower yourself to make desired changes in your life.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Alex Adkins

Humanistic Therapeutic Counsellor, PGDip, MBACP

Email: chestnutcounselling@gmail.com
Mobile: 07758105364

More info

Barbro Magnusson

Counsellor / Psychotherapist

Email: me@barbromagnusson.co.uk
Mobile: 01172993223

More info

David Bowerman

Therapist & Coach

Email: david@david-bowerman.com
Mobile: 07886490369

More info

Elena Volonaki

Email: e.volonaki@yahoo.gr
Mobile: 07875762077

More info

Emma Shearing

Counselling
Email: es.counselling1@gmail.com
Mobile: 07946072312

More info

Rebecca Shamash

Email: shamashtherapies@gmail.com
Mobile: 07957449754

More info

Crystal Therapy

Overview

Crystals have unique vibrational resonances, which interact with the electromagnetic field of the body and can help activate certain energy centers within it. Crystals are cleansed and activated with then use of intention and then used as “tuning” tools, placed around the body helping to restore balance. They aid in releasing and clearing negative energy and can be very supportive in the healing process.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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List of therapists - Click here

Cecilia Bruzzone

Aromatherapy, Crystal Therapy and Reiki

Email: calmabalance@gmail.com
Mobile: 07726105087

More info

Ear Acupuncture

Overview
A form of acupuncture performed using points on the ear that have been mapped to specific anatomic areas of the body. Needles are placed at these points to treat a range of conditions. Useful for stress management, post-traumatic stress, pain management, internal organ balance, mental and emotional balance, detoxification, addiction, substance misuse, weight loss/gain and many other health conditions, as well as general wellbeing.

This therapy is currently only available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Emotional Freedom Technique

Overview
Often referred to as “Psychological acupressure”, ‘Emotional Freedom Technique’ works by releasing blockages within the energy system which are the source of emotional intensity and discomfort. These blockages in our energy system, in addition to challenging us emotionally, often lead to limiting beliefs and behaviours and an inability to live life harmoniously. An EFT treatment involves the use of fingertips rather than needles to tap on the end points of energy meridians that are situated just beneath the surface of the skin. The treatment is non-invasive and works on the ethos of making change as simple and as pain free as possible.

This therapy is currently only available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Energy Healing

Overview
Energy healing is a holistic approach to facilitating a return journey to health. It involves tracing the cause of any suffering through the physical and emotional symptoms to its roots deep within the psyche.

When faced with difficulties in our lives that are too difficult to accept, we tend to hold this unresolved energy in our aura. This creates blockages in our energy field which then depletes our vitality and can lead to ill health and suffering.

With the help of an energy healer, we can be guided into bringing these blockages to light and releasing them. This enables healing on all levels including physical health, emotional wellbeing, relationships and spiritual realisation.

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Therapists
Lana Lynn Mareno

Energy Healer

Email: lana@wellnessjourneys.co.uk
Mobile: 07778932516

More info

Homeopathy

Overview
Homeopathy is a system of medicine, which involves treating the individual with highly diluted (and therefore non-toxic) substances, given mainly in tablet form, with the aim of triggering the body’s natural system of healing. Based on their specific symptoms, a homeopath will match the most appropriate medicine to each patient. Homeopathy is based on the principle that you can treat ‘like with like’, that is, a substance which causes symptoms when taken in large doses, can be used in small amounts to treat those same symptoms. For example, drinking too much coffee can cause sleeplessness and agitation, so according to this principle, when made into a homeopathic medicine, it could be used to treat people with these symptoms.

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Therapists
Kelley Boulton

Homeopath

Email: kelleyhomeopath@gmail.com
Mobile: (0044) 7736 174564

More info

Hypnotherapy

Overview

Hypnosis is an incredibly powerful tool and mastery of it can help unlock deep potentials within. From changing behaviours, increasing motivations, help with weight reduction and pain management there are huge benefits to be had.

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Therapists

Corin Thistlewood

Transpersonal Hypnotherapy

Email: gthistle358@googlemail.com
Mobile: 0796 687 4762

More info

Severine Duffas

Hypnotherapy

Email: severineduffas@ymail.com
Mobile: 07950384825

More info

Massage, Aromatherapy

Overview

Therapeutic massage much like holistic massage, which additionally uses the beneficial properties of essential oils for an exceptionally calming and relaxing experience, which also addresses a wide range of health concerns.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Anwar Ratha

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Caroline Bradley

Advanced Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro Muscular Treatment, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology

Mobile: 07934 898 879

More info

Cecilia Bruzzone

Aromatherapy, Crystal Therapy and Reiki

Email: calmabalance@gmail.com
Mobile: 07726105087

More info

Tori Purnett

Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage, Holistic Massage

Email: shantihands.therapies@gmail.com
Mobile: 07748473565

More info

Massage, Deep Tissue

Overview

A type of massage therapy that focuses on realigning and releasing deeper layers of muscles and connective tissue. It is especially helpful for chronically tense and contracted areas such as stiff necks, lower back tightness, and sore shoulders. Deep Tissue Massage is a combination of deep touch to release tension and sensitive strokes to restore your sense of well-being.

 

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Anwar Ratha

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Caroline Bradley

Advanced Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro Muscular Treatment, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology

Mobile: 07934 898 879

More info

Hatty Falk

Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Holistic/Deep Tissue & Indian Head Massage

Mobile: 07505841564

More info

Lara White

Deep Tissue Massage

Email: lara.kate.white@gmail.com
Mobile: 07806 285 992

More info

Lioba Fezer

Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com
Mobile: 07722187791

More info

Sandra Alonso

Holistic, Deep Tissue & Thai Foot Reflexology Massage Therapist

Email: info@sandraalonso.com
Mobile: 07525758969

More info

Tom Taylor Bigg

Holistic Massage Therapist

Email: tom@backtolifemassagetherapy.co.uk
Mobile: 07881828153 / 01179044370

More info

Massage, Holistic

Overview

Holistic approach is an oil based treatment that aims to restore balance within the body, taking into account the person’s whole being not just their physical symptoms or ailments. Holistic massage combines a therapeutic and nurturing process of touch and response with each treatment adapted to the client’s unique needs, physical characteristics and personality.

Holistic massage is a person centred treatment guided by principles of sensitivity, awareness and quality of touch. This enables the holistic massage therapist to work with clients, applying techniques and skills in an appropriate manner. Massage speeds up the natural healing processes of the body, calming the mind and settling emotions.

Benefits include: relieving tension and relaxing tight sore muscles, increasing circulation, awareness of body, breathing and posture, relieving stiff joints, reducing stress and anxiety, increasing energy levels.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Anwar Ratha

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Cecilia Bruzzone

Aromatherapy, Crystal Therapy and Reiki

Email: cecilia@calmabalance.com
Mobile: 07726105087

More info

Emma Jobling

MISRM Sports & Remedial, Holistic and Tibetan Massage

Mobile: 07514 900259

More info

Hatty Falk

Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Holistic/Deep Tissue & Indian Head Massage

Mobile: 07505841564

More info

Lioba Fezer

Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com
Mobile: 07722187791

More info

Nealey Conquest

Holistic Massage
Email: communityconscious@hotmail.co.uk
Mobile: 07530 430 656

More info

Sandra Alonso

Holistic, Deep Tissue & Thai Foot Reflexology Massage Therapist

Email: info@sandraalonso.com
Mobile: 07525758969

More info

Tom Taylor Bigg

Holistic Massage Therapist

Email: tom@backtolifemassagetherapy.co.uk
Mobile: 07881828153 / 01179044370

More info

Indre Cepliauskaite

Holistic Massage
Email: contact@indre.co.uk
Mobile: 07716 735 268

Massage, Hot Stones

Overview
A wonderful massage that can last between an hour and an hour and a half. About 60 stones are used to work deeply into the muscles.

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Therapists
Hatty Falk

Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Holistic/Deep Tissue & Indian Head Massage

Mobile: 07505841564

More info

Massage, Indian Head

Overview

Massage of the head, neck and face with the purpose of clearing blocks in the energy channels of the body. In the Indian system of medicine it is believed that a build up of negative energy can cause a variety of ailments.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Caroline Bradley

Advanced Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro Muscular Treatment, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology

Mobile: 07934 898 879

More info

Hatty Falk

Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Holistic/Deep Tissue & Indian Head Massage

Mobile: 07505841564

More info

Tori Purnett

Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage, Holistic Massage

Email: shantihands.therapies@gmail.com
Mobile: 07748473565

More info

Massage, Lymphatic Drainage

Overview
A form of very light massage that encourages lymph flow in the body. The lymphatic system is a slow-moving system of vessels and lymph nodes that is supplementary to the body’s system of blood circulation. The lymph system both delivers nutrients to the cells and carries away excess water, cellular waste, bacteria, viruses and toxins.

 

This system is stimulated with extremely light, circular pumping movements in order to drain puffy, swollen tissues, support the body’s immune system, help the body heal from surgery, and aid in the body’s natural waste removal or detoxification. It is particularly good for detoxification, edema, pre- and can also help with cellulite treatments, scar tissue, spider veins, redness and acne.

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Therapists
Anwar Ratha

 

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Massage, Pregnancy & Shiatsu

Overview
Shiatsu and massage are both wonderfully supportive for a woman journeying through the different stages of pregnancy.

They can be applied safely and effectively to support a woman to feel at ease physically, mentally and emotionally.

Besides being deliciously relaxing, they can provide relief from nausea, lower backache, shoulder tension, difficulties in breathing, constipation, anxiety, oedema, post-natal depression and fatigue.

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Therapists
Lioba Fezer

Shiatsu Therapist, Masseuse & Yoga Teacher

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com
Mobile: 07722187791

More info

Massage, Sports

Sports Massage

A form of massage that works deep into the muscles and is particularly good for muscles that have been intensively involved in sports. It can be good for working on sports injuries and and conditions relating to such activities.

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Therapists

Anwar Ratha

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Emma Jobling

MISRM Sports & Remedial, Holistic and Tibetan Massage

Mobile: 07514 900259

More info

Tom Taylor Bigg

Holistic Massage Therapist

Email: tom@backtolifemassagetherapy.co.uk
Mobile: 07881828153 / 01179044370

More info

Massage, Thai Yoga

Thai Yoga Massage

Thai Yoga Massage is a combination of rhythmic pressure and passive Yoga stretches to stimulate the flow of energy around the body. It works the whole body and performed fully clothed on a futon. It is relaxing as well as rejuvenating.

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Therapists

Anwar Ratha

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Judit Halasz

Thai Yoga Massage

Email: info@brishtanga.com
Mobile: 07984 684 866

More info

Massage, Trigger Points Therapy

Trigger Points Therapy
A trigger point is a hyperirritable spot that is painful. It is called a trigger point because it “triggers” a painful response. A trigger point is more than a tender nodule. It affects not only the muscle where the trigger point is located, but also causes “referred pain” in tissues supplied by nerves.

 

Trigger points are located in a taut band of muscles fibers. The trigger point is the most tender point in the band. The therapist will locate and deactivate them using finger pressure.

Trigger point therapy is used to treat painful trigger points that cause referred pain. It took a while to get the muscle in that condition, and it will likely take more than one massage to get rid of it.These points are often areas of chronic “holding” and you need to learn how to move in different ways to keep them from recurring.

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Therapists
Anwar Ratha

 

Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Email: anwarcomplementary@gmail.com
Mobile: 07951960713

More info

Meditation

Overview

Lynne Knight and other teachers offer a drop in meditation class on Tuesdays 1 to 2 pm. Secular meditations based on Buddhist traditions. Suitable for all. Class offered free of charge, donations welcome to cover the cost of the room.

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Therapists

Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction

Overview
Mindfulness-based stress reduction incorporates techniques such as meditation, gentle yoga and mind-body exercises to help people cope with stress. It gives people greater clarity on what is happening in their lives, improving problem-solving and boosting concentration.

This therapy is currently only available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Nutritional Therapy

Overview
Naturopathic nutrition is a science based understanding of the body which also takes into account genetic, environmental and pyscho-emotional influences on the functioning of the body and the state of its health. It looks at a person as a whole and addresses not only physical but also emotional and mental wellbeing and acknowledges the interconnection between the three.

A variety of tools are used to investigate what is really happening when a person presents with particular symptoms such as headaches, IBS or anxiety. We look at the root causes of particular ailments and then take a holistic approach to supporting you to come back to a greater state of balance. This may involve lifestyle advice, nutritional recommendations, recipes, supplements or even cooking lessons!

Therapists
Atiya Khan

Email: info@atiya-nutrition.com
Mobile: 07901532704

More info

Lioba Fezer

Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com
Mobile: 07722187791

More info

Reflexology

Overview

Reflexology is a wonderfully relaxing treatment that works on reflex points on the feet and/or hands that relate to all of the different parts of the body. It can help to point to potential imbalances in the body’s organ systems and alleviate symptoms of illness.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Caroline Bradley

Advanced Aromatherapy, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro Muscular Treatment, Indian Head Massage, Reflexology

Mobile: 07934 898 879

More info

Hatty Falk

Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Holistic/Deep Tissue & Indian Head Massage

Mobile: 07505841564

More info

Reiki

Overview

Reiki is a Japanese word meaning Universal Life Energy, an energy, which is all around us. It is a system of natural healing which evolved in Japan.

A treatment is received lying down and through the clothes. Hands are laid non –intrusively in a sequence of positions covering the whole body. The whole person is treated rather than just specific symptoms.

It is possible to heal at any level of being: physical, mental, emotional or spiritual. The practitioner is a channel through which the energy is drawn by the need or imbalance in the recipient. Reiki flows to the areas of need, soothing pain and supporting the body’s natural ability to heal itself. Reiki restores balance in one’s life. Reiki is powerful and gentle.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Cecilia Bruzzone

Aromatherapy, Crystal Therapy and Reiki

Email: calmabalance@gmail.com
Mobile: 07726 105 087

More info

Hatty Falk

Hot Stone Massage, Reiki, Reflexology, Holistic/Deep Tissue & Indian Head Massage

More info

Mobile: 07505 841 564

Sara-Jane Gauntlett

Reiki

More info

Mobile: 07480 676 670

Shiatsu

Overview

Shiatsu is a powerful healing therapy from Japan that works to help bring balance into the body-mind by accessing the energy that flows through the meridians or channels that run through the body.

A treatment takes place fully clothed on a futon on the floor and will involve stretches, acupressure, deep pressure and other energy techniques. Shiatsu can be used to treat a number of conditions including depression, anxiety, IBS, chronic backache, PMT or can simply be for relaxation.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists

Lioba Fezer

Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com
Mobile: 07722187791

More info

Edoardo Bertolino

Shiatsu Massage Practitioner

Email: edoardobertolino@libero.it
Mobile: 07933428124

More info

Kalandar Warren

Shiatsu Therapist

Email: kalandar_warren@yahoo.co.uk
Mobile: 07969578745

More info

Ross Titmuss

Shiatsu

Mobile: 07951543105

More info

Alix Thorpe

Shiatsu Therapist

Email: alixthorpeshaitsu@gmail.com
Mobile: 07928 095 489

Thai Foot Massage

Overview

A relaxing and invigorating massage on the feet and lower legs. A Thai wooden stick is used to stimulate the reflex points on the feet that correspond to the internal organs of the body. This can help bring the body to balance and promote general wellbeing. It can be performed as a stand-alone 60 min, treatment or can be combined with 30 minutes of head, hands and shoulders massage.

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Therapists

Sandra Alonso

Holistic, Deep Tissue & Thai Foot Reflexology Massage Therapist

Email: info@sandraalonso.com
Mobile: 07525758969

More info

Three Principles Understanding

Overview
The Three Principles is an new understanding of the mind or how we work that helps people think, feel and perform better. It is now being used by psychotherapists, coaches and counsellors, to enable people to overcome emotional difficulties, improve their relationships and fulfil their potential.

Understanding our minds better can help people with a wide range of human problems and challenges. As people begin to grasp the principles behind how their minds work they experience improvements in the quality of of their thinking, their mood, and their performance. This is enables them to navigate life with greater ease, and enjoyment.

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Therapists
David Bowerman

Therapist & Coach
Email: david@david-bowerman.com
Mobile: 07886490369

More info

Yoga

Overview
A life philosophy and system of exercises said to originate in India, and practiced as part of a discipline to control the body and mind and develop self-awareness. Through stretching and breathing exercises yoga cultivates core strength, stamina, balance and flexibility as well as cleansing and de-toxifying the body. As your mind becomes more focused tension and stress can release and equilibrium can be restored.

Individual yoga sessions can be used to support health and well-being. Body awareness, conscious breathing and mindfulness allow a deepening of the connection between the body and the mind. If you are suffering from physical, mental or emotional problems, yoga can be used therapeutically to aid your recovery. Yoga can also be used to maintain and improve health. One-to-one sessions focus on applying yoga to suit the needs of the individual student.

This therapy is also available with Community Conscious CLICK HERE for more info.

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Therapists
Lioba Fezer

Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Email: lioba@anahata-wellbeing.com
Mobile: 07722187791

More info



Low Cost Wednesdays


This is a weekly clinic that runs from 12 to 8 pm with different practitioners every week. We aim to keep our prices lower to make our service more accessible. The cost is on a sliding scale from £25-£35 for an hour session depending on your income. If this is still beyond your reach please contact communityconscious@coexistuk.org to enquire about the CC clinic. Click below to find out who's on and ring main reception on 0117 924 9599 to book yourself in. Our experienced team of therapists is also available throughout the week to offer sessions.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please note if you book an appointment at either our Low Cost Wednesday or Soothing Sunday clinic in advance and then cancel on the day, there is a £7 cancellation charge.

Out of respect for therapists, we ask that you give us at least 2 hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment so that slots can be filled. This really supports making the low cost clinics available to more people. For all other appointments, the cancellation policy is agreed with the individual therapist.


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TO FIND OUT WHICH THERAPISTS ARE ON THIS WEEK, CALL RECEPTION ON 0117 924 9599.



Soothing Sundays


Why not treat yourself to a nourishing, relaxing one hour session this Sunday for only £25?

Our newly qualified therapists are currently offering low cost Holistic Massage, Kinesiology, Reiki and Bowen Technique.

Every Sunday, 1-5 pm. Ring 0117 924 9599 for bookings and more information.

CANCELLATION POLICY

Please note if you book an appointment at either our Low Cost Wednesday or Soothing Sunday clinic in advance and then cancel on the day, there is a £7 cancellation charge.

Out of respect for therapists, we ask that you give us at least 2 hours notice if you need to cancel your appointment so that slots can be filled. This really supports making the low cost clinics available to more people. For all other appointments, the cancellation policy is agreed with the individual therapist.


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Wellbeing Outreach - Community Conscious

Community Conscious is Wellbeing’s in-house outreach programme.

Community Conscious is Wellbeing’s in-house outreach programme.

We work closely with a range of partner organisations including mental health charity Second Step and Alzheimer’s Society, to deliver one-off or bespoke packages of 1:1 and group sessions for their user groups, support staff and unpaid carers.

We now also run an on-site clinic on the premises of businesses in Bristol, Bath and South Gloucester to enable employers to invest in the wellbeing of their staff.

To find out more about our outreach service or to make a booking, please contact communityconscious@coexistuk.org.

Proudly working with…

Phone: 0117 9154830/07530430656

Email: communityconscious@coexistuk.org

Facebook: CommunityConscious



Therapists



If you already know which therapist you're after then call 0117 924 9599 to make a booking. Alternatively, contact the therapist directly using the contact information below.
Click here for a list of therapies

Pamela Rull Montesdeoca – Traditional Thai Massage

Pamela Rull Montesdeoca – Traditional Thai Massage

Emma Shilling – Thai Massage

Emma Shilling – Thai Massage

Elena Volonaki – Trainee Psychotherapist

Elena Volonaki – Trainee Psychotherapist

Eloise Colliou – Holistic Massage & Reflexology

Eloise Colliou – Holistic Massage & Reflexology

Alistair Edmunds – Somatic Bodywork

Alistair Edmunds – Somatic Bodywork

Sara-Jane Gauntlett – Reiki Practitioner

Sara-Jane Gauntlett – Reiki Practitioner

Fernanda Paiva – Astrologer

Fernanda Paiva – Astrologer

Emma Jobling – MISRM Sports & Remedial, Holistic and Tibetan Massage

Emma Jobling – MISRM Sports & Remedial, Holistic and Tibetan Massage

Corin Thistlewood – Transpersonal Hypnotherapy

Corin Thistlewood – Transpersonal Hypnotherapy

Nicola Harrison – Functional Massage Therapist/Wellness Coach

Nicola Harrison – Functional Massage Therapist/Wellness Coach

Rosa Baiges – Reflexology

Rosa Baiges – Reflexology

Kathy Drake – Osteopath

Kathy Drake – Osteopath

Alix Thorpe – Shiatsu Healing

Alix Thorpe – Shiatsu Healing

Esme Tulley – Holistic Massage

Esme Tulley – Holistic Massage

Edoardo Bertolino: Shiatsu Massage Practitioner, insured with Balens and member of Shiatsu Society.

Edoardo Bertolino: Shiatsu Massage Practitioner, insured with Balens and member of Shiatsu Society.

Caroline Bradley – Reflexology, Advanced Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro Muscular Treatment

Caroline Bradley – Reflexology, Advanced Aromatherapy, Indian Head Massage, Deep Tissue Massage, Neuro Muscular Treatment

Kerstin Pullin BSc (Hons), Dip, MBACP (Reg)

Kerstin Pullin BSc (Hons), Dip, MBACP (Reg)

Rebecca Shamash – Psychotherapist and Counsellor

Rebecca Shamash – Psychotherapist and Counsellor

Tori Purrett

Tori Purrett

Atiya  Khan – Nutritional Therapy

Atiya Khan – Nutritional Therapy

Barbro Magnusson – Counsellor/ Psychotherapist Dip. Couns. MBACP (Accred)

Barbro Magnusson – Counsellor/ Psychotherapist Dip. Couns. MBACP (Accred)

Lara White – Deep Tissue Massage

Lara White – Deep Tissue Massage

Emma Shearing – Counselling

Emma Shearing – Counselling

Severine Duffas – Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Severine Duffas – Solution Focused Hypnotherapy

Judit Halasz – Thai Massage

Judit Halasz – Thai Massage

Ross Titmuss – Shiatsu

Ross Titmuss – Shiatsu

Kelley Boulton – Homeopathy

Kelley Boulton – Homeopathy

Tom Taylor Bigg – Holistic & Indian Head Massage, Soft Tissue Manipulation, Muscle Energy Technique

Tom Taylor Bigg – Holistic & Indian Head Massage, Soft Tissue Manipulation, Muscle Energy Technique

Sandra Alonso – Holistic, Deep Tissue & Thai Foot Massage

Sandra Alonso – Holistic, Deep Tissue & Thai Foot Massage

Nealey Conquest – Holistic Massage

Nealey Conquest – Holistic Massage

Lioba Fezer – Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Lioba Fezer – Holistic Therapist: Shiatsu, Massage, Yoga & Nutrition

Lana Lynn Mareno – Energy Healer

Lana Lynn Mareno – Energy Healer

Kalandar Warren – Shiatsu Therapist

Kalandar Warren – Shiatsu Therapist

Hatty Falk – Holistic/Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stones and Indian Head Massage, Reflexology and Reiki Jin-Kei-Do

Hatty Falk – Holistic/Deep Tissue Massage, Hot Stones and Indian Head Massage, Reflexology and Reiki Jin-Kei-Do

Fran Cusden – Acupuncturist- Lic Ac. BSc (Hons) MBAcC

Fran Cusden – Acupuncturist- Lic Ac. BSc (Hons) MBAcC

David Bowerman – Therapist & Coach

David Bowerman – Therapist & Coach

Cecilia Bruzzone – Aromatherapy, Crystal Therapy and Reiki

Cecilia Bruzzone – Aromatherapy, Crystal Therapy and Reiki

Anwar Ratha – Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Anwar Ratha – Therapeutic Massage & Aromatherapy Massage

Alex Adkins – Humanistic Therapeutic Counsellor, PGDip, MBACP

Alex Adkins – Humanistic Therapeutic Counsellor, PGDip, MBACP



Testimonials

I’ve been coming to Coexist for 4 years now, various things, mainly massage but I’m now on to reflexology with Hatty. I connected with Wellbeing through a carer’s group and the annual Carer’s Day Fayre because I care for my wife. As a carer I can get reduced rates and it’s been worth every penny!

The treatments help me de-stress because looking after somebody with mental illness can be quite demanding at times. As a carer you do get your down periods and you can’t respond instantly to things – you’ve got to take yourself out of the situation and try to relax. I’ve found that once I’ve had the treatment it’s a benefit for me – it makes me calmer more relaxed and helps me deal with things when the pressure comes back. Every six weeks I come. It’s a great atmosphere here and I hope Hamilton House keeps going!

Regular Customer

I got more from that massage than what I get out of any drug. This was my first session but I’m looking forward to many more and I’d highly recommend this to anyone.

St Mungos Hostel Resident

I got more from that massage than what I get out of any drug. This was my first session but I’m looking forward to many more and I’d highly recommend this to anyone.

St Mungos Hostel Resident

I was diagnosed with anxiety and severs depression in 2005… it took me a long time to get help. My life was very restrictive on account of compulsive habits I hung on to, to cope with anxiety. I hardly ventured beyond the doors of my house, my life a long shadow of better days remembered.

Over the next five years I had counselling and did CBT at home. I found out about complimentary therapies Second Step. I had five weekly sessions of Indian Head Massage and Holistic Massage in Community Conscious’ first pilot. I had never tried such therapies before and counselling was a slow process. Perhaps my body needed counselling too?

I feel more relaxed, less anxious and have clearer thinking after sessions. I have been much better this year due to a number of factors, not least this therapy. I would like more treatments and recommend therapies as an aid for keeping focussed and giving your body a well needed rest. A daily routine of relaxation and exercise, coupled with Shiatsu, Massage etc… will strongly help you along the rocky road of recovery.

Dan

on Wellbeing Outreach (Community Conscious)

I have suffered with IBS for years and after finding prescribed medication and diet change was not working I looked into alternative therapies. I had 5 sessions of shiatsu [with Lioba] and have found it to have had an enormous effect on my symptoms. It has made me understand the connection between my emotions, largely stress and worry, and the issues with my stomach. Shiatsu with Lioba gave me the tools to learn to relax and to break the connection between negative emotions and my physical well being. It was the first time I had ever had shiatsu and knew very little about it but I would most definitely have treatments again. After the treatments having such a profound effect on my symptoms.

Cath, Support Worker (Bristol)

You [Sally Rodrigues] have done more for me in one hour than chiropractors and osteopaths have done in seven years

Forensic Detective, West Mercia Police

Regarding Community Conscious

Community Conscious has been delivering a range of holistic therapies to the client’s at Bristol Complex Needs hostels, St.Mungos for over 2 years. We have been impressed with their therapist’s ability to deliver skilful therapies in a busy hostel environment, to our clients who live in extremely challenging personal circumstances.

Those who have participated have clearly benefited from the therapies they have received. It has been a pleasure to see people who experience high levels of depression and anxiety, leaving the treatment room smiling and relaxed, as a number of these people rarely experience this level of well-being. I am confident that this has been a contributing factor in the recovery of these clients, and helped enable them to confront the difficulties before them.

It has been brilliant to find an organisation which is willing to reach out to some of the most vulnerable people in society, with assistance that they would not normally be able to access. The therapists have at all times been able to put our clients at ease, treated them inclusively and been sensitive to their support needs.

I and other members of the team, have personally experienced a massage from one of the therapists, and found they were highly skilled, and that the session left us relaxed and more able to perform well at work.

Georgina Green, Skills Worker at Bristol Complex Needs, St.Mungos

I was slightly apprehensive at first as body work and strangers and me don’t mix very well but Nealey was so good it was easy to relax.

By the end myself and my partner had built up a certain level of trust, enabling a two way communication to begin through touch. This workshop gave me an insight into how massage could work holistically in a way that I had never experienced before. Quite exciting.

Thank you.

Josephine, 50+ partner massage workshop at Hamilton House

Our health trainer introduced me and Chris to your Wellbeing centre. When I come along for sessions I might feel a bit stressed before but after I feel a lot better. It makes me feel relaxed and refreshed and helps my body. This is a good opportunity to come along and have what I’m having done. We didn’t think we could do two years but now we’re going to do more.

Janet, long-term massage client in our Community Clinic

I’ve been working with Community Conscious since the beginning and given treatments to Janet for a couple of years, initially through the Bristol Health Trainers but now independently. I have to say, Janet is one of my favourite clients. She’s someone I might not necessarily get a chance to interact with on a daily basis, so for me it’s a treat to have got to know her and to break any preconceptions that one might have about working with people with learning difficulties. I had assumed that her understanding would be different to my understanding and that it would be more difficult to explain what was going to happen or more difficult to proceed with a treatment in the usual way. Actually from doing these sessions I don’t think it is any different or at least not with Janet. She understands exactly what I understand and that’s quite nice to know.

It’s just really special to give to people that really really need it. Of course, we all need a bit of love and care but there are people who are overloaded with their own personal issues or circumstances in life and might not even be aware of how much they could benefit from a holistic treatment. Often there are more traditional methods of supporting people, such as group work which are definitely of benefit but it’s not the same thing as receiving a one-to-one session with someone who is just there to listen to you and help your body to reconnect with itself. Working with Community Conscious is the most challenging work that I’ve done as a therapist, but I love it.

Cecilia, massage therapist for Community Conscious outreach work

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