Francesca qualified as a Traditional Chinese Acupuncturist in 2002 from the Northern College of Acupuncture. She has also graduated from Strathclyde University as a Person Centred Counsellor. Francesca practices in the West End and South Side of Glasgow and in Edinburgh. She has built up a busy practice offering both Counselling and Acupuncture separately, as well as offering clients the opportunity of integrating both practices during their sessions. In her Acupuncture practice she brings together all of the elements of Traditional Chinese Medicine including; massage, moxa, nutrition recommendations based on the energetics of food, lifestyle and exercise. As well as general practice Francesca has extensive experience in women's health and has a special interest in fertility, pregnancy, the postnatal period and Menopause. She has found that both Acupuncture and/or Counselling can be helpful during the times of transition and change that occur throughout our lives.
Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
Acupuncture originated in China and has been used to restore, promote and maintain good health for thousands of years. A growing body of evidence-based clinical research shows that traditional acupuncture safely treats a wide range of common health problems including:
- pain management
- headaches & migraines
- anxiety, stress, depression
- digestive problems
- low energy
Counselling can be useful for all sorts of difficult personal situations and may help you resolve or deal better with a problem. A trained and skilled counsellor, working with you in complete confidence, can enable you to find ways of alleviating anxiety, strain or sadness. Francesca has experience of working with clients with a wide range of issues including:
- relationship & family problems
- career issues
Francesca is a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), and British Association of Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP) Her practice abides by the code of ethics and safety laid out by these organisations.