1964-Introduced to acupuncture aged 8 by watching mother being treated for what had been described as a terminal illness.
1983-86- Initial 3 year training leading to Licentiate in acupuncture at College of Traditional Chinese Acupuncture
1985- One year certificated training in massage, Oxford Massage Group.
1986-94- Co founder/Director Avon clinic of Acupuncture.
1987-88-One year post graduate acupuncture skills training with Dr John Hicks.
1988-One year training in Cranio-Sacral therapy
1989-One year JOCM certificated training in TCM.
1989-Zero-Balancing practitioner training with ZB founder Dr Frirz Smith
1990-One month ‘foreign expert ' clinical observation and training at Jian Ye hospital in Nanjing, China
1990-95- Ongoing Qi Gong training with Master Zhixing Wang and more trips to London, seminars and retreats than I can remember.
1996- one year Bu Qi Qi Gong healing course with Dr Shen Hongxun.
1998-01- 3 year Diploma in Chinese Herbal Medicine, College of Integrated Chinese Medicine, Reading
2001- present- ongoing updating of knowledge via seminars and British Acupuncture Council continuous professional development scheme. Various writing and teaching projects including seminars at Bristol University Medical school.