Simon Harrison

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acupuncturist

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, BA (Hons), BSc(Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture

Simon Harrison Acupuncturist East Grinstead

Having worked extensively in China during his career in international development, Simon experienced for himself the transformative benefits of acupuncture, Tai Chi and Qigong. He went on to graduate with an honours degree from the International College of Oriental Medicine and is a member of the British Acupuncture Council.

Simon is passionate about the power of Chinese Medicine to treat the underlying cause of illness, as well as the symptoms. He is inspired by the ancient Chinese approach to living harmoniously with the rhythms of nature and has a keen interest in the role of nutrition and lifestyle to support wellbeing.

Simon specialises in Classical Acupuncture and uses the philosophies of Five Elements and Stems & Branches, as well as Traditional Chinese Medicine. He treats a wide range of conditions, including digestive disorders, stress and anxiety, insomnia, chronic pain and fatigue, depression, eating disorders, musculo-skeletal issues, erectile dysfunction and gynaecological problems. Simon also offers facial enhancement acupuncture, a holistic anti-ageing treatment that aims to reduce fine lines and wrinkles and enhance well-being.

Simon practises at ICOM on alternate Fridays

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Clare Mosley

acupuncturist

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, MB, BS, BSc (Hons) Physiology

Acupuncturist Clare Mosley
Clare’s background is in Western Medicine and she qualified as a doctor in 2000 from University College London also gaining a BSc in Physiology. She worked as a junior doctor covering a wide range of specialities, including Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynaecology and Emergency Medicine, for many years before training as a GP. The last eight years of her NHS career were spent working as a GP in the East Grinstead area. She later qualified with a Licentiate in Acupuncture from the International College of Oriental Medicine.
 
Clare also spent two years living in Shanghai with her family where she was able to learn more about Chinese culture and also achieved a qualification in ‘Comprehensive Chinese’ from Donghua University.
 
Her aim is to use her training in Acupuncture together with the wealth of knowledge she has from her medical career to bring patients the best care possible.
 

 

Kate Joseph

acupuncturist & Massage therapist

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture

kate joseph acupuncturist east grinstead

Kate graduated with a BSc degree in Chinese Acupuncture from the International College of Oriental Medicine. She specialises in Traditional Chinese Medicine, Five Element Acupuncture and the classical system of Stems and Branches.

Kate has spent many years working within the care industry and has gained a HNC in nursing. She has worked with people living with a wide variety of health conditions and is passionate about supporting people through their healing journeys. She is constantly developing and expanding her understanding of health and well-being through studies, which continue to inspire and evolve her treatments.

Kate is also a qualified massage therapist, specialising in sports and remedial massage and soft tissue therapy. She is a member of both the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC) and the Institute of Sports and Remedial Massage (ISRM).

In the past Kate has spent many years living abroad, predominantly in India, New Zealand and Australia. She set up projects and worked within local communities. She played an integral part in setting up a farm based school in Tamil Nadu, South India and was part of the founding team for some years. She taught English and Maths to children of all ages and learned to speak and read Tamil. Prior to that Kate co-founded a tailoring unit which produced baby slings to be exported to the UK. During her initial years in Tamil Nadu she spent time running arts and drama workshops with orphanages in the area.

Kate has completed qualifications in horticulture and permaculture and has been involved in land based design projects creating sustainable, food based programs in India, Australia and the UK. She is passionate about the environment and growing food and is always exploring opportunities to live more harmoniously with the Earth.

Kate has worked within the homeless community for years and sets up yearly fundraising to make up and distribute winter packs for people living on the streets of Brighton. She is now in the early stages of setting up an exciting new project with a fellow ICOM graduate, bringing Acupuncture and other modes of healing to disadvantaged communities in the UK who would not otherwise have access to such treatment.

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Harry Freedman

acupuncturist

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture

Harry has had an interest in health and wellness for many years which led him on his journey to studying Acupuncture and Chinese Medicine at The International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM). He graduated in 2017.

Having practiced at ICOM clinic since 2017, Harry uses the Chinese Medical systems of Five Elements and Stems & Branches to treat patients holistically and according to their birth chart.

It is of great importance to Harry to live life in accordance with the principles of Chinese philosophy, taking heed of the seasons and the qualities they bring to our lives. Living in this way has guided him to greater well-being and provided him with the tools to assist others in finding theirs.

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Ivan Peron

acupuncturist

Lic.Ac., MAcS, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture

Since 2006, Ivan has practised Acupuncture to support people affected by most types of cancer and the side effects of invasive treatments and drug therapies. These include surgery, chemotherapy, radiotherapy, hormonal therapy. He practises Acupuncture here at ICOM in East Grinstead. He also treats patients at the Olive Tree Cancer Support Centre, next to Crawley Hospital in West Sussex.

Ivan has also tended to a wide variety of pathologies, syndromes and complications including considerable experience in treating people affected by Multiple Sclerosis. He has successfully helped both men and women to become fertile and to conceive. His diagnosis are made through Chinese pulse taking, assessment of the body and tongue, and analysis of time birth-charts and medical history.

Ivan studied acupuncture and Chinese medicine at the International College of Oriental Medicine and graduated with honours in 2006.

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Madina Palmos

Acupuncturist, herbal medicine practitioner, Holistic Counsellor

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture, Holistic Counsellor, MD (USSR)

Madina Palmos qualified as an Acupuncturist with a BSc Honours degree from ICOM. Prior to her journey into the world of Acupuncture, Madi worked as a Western medical doctor. She obtained a Degree in Medicine (USSR) and a PhD in Dermatology (Uzbekistan). Madi is qualified as a Herbal Medicine Practitioner and also a Holistic Counsellor and Life Coach with the Holistic Healing College of London.

Madi likes to expand her knowledge by continuing her studies in Acupuncture. She has completed courses on facial acupuncture and fertility. Madi is devoted to continually expanding her knowledge about the human body while keeping a holistic and spiritual approach to human well being.

Madi works as a volunteer with cancer patients at the Macmillan Centre, Queen Victoria Hospital. She has also helped author and Acupuncture researcher Peter Van Kervel with the translation of his book “Acupuncture – Celestial Treatments of Terrestrial Diseases” into the Russian language.

Madi is passionate about holistic medicine and personal growth and will never stop exploring and finding out more about human health and well-being.

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Suzi Broad

Acupuncturist & Lecturer

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture, PGCert

Suzi graduated from ICOM with a First Class (Hons) degree in Acupuncture and has been a member of the British Acupuncture Council since 2012.  She works from the ICOM clinic, the Perrymount in Haywards Heath and the River Clinic in Lewes.

Suzi is passionate about a holistic approach to health and the power of Acupuncture to treat a broad range of conditions.  She has a particular interest in women’s health and the support that Acupuncture can give, both emotionally and physically.

Originally trained as a Beauty and Massage therapist in 1999, Suzi has since completed courses in the Vodder Manual Lymphatic drainage technique, hot stone massage and Facial Enhancement Acupuncture.

Suzi is amongst the teaching staff at the college and is a mum of two boys.

Rebecca Wheatley

acupuncturist & Lecturer

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture, PGCert

Rebecca is a licensed Acupuncturist and Aromatherapist. She completed her acupuncture training at the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM) and graduated with a First Class BSc (Hons) degree.

Rebecca initially trained in Chinese Medicine principles in 1995 as an Aromatherapist and this unique combination of Chinese Medicine, Acupoints and Essential oils have been an integral part of her life and practice since. She also trained as an Occupational Therapist and worked within the NHS for 6 years, in a community rehabilitation team.  

Over her years in practice she has worked holistically with a wide variety of pathologies, integrating her diverse skills into her treatments, including rehabilitative advice where appropriate and oil blends to support the healing process at home.

Rebecca has additionally trained in Scalp Acupuncture to further enhance treatments; and is also trained in Facial Acupuncture and Micro Needle Therapy (MNT).

Rebecca treats at the ICOM Clinic as well as running her own clinic in Ashurst Wood.  She is an Acupuncture teacher at ICOM as well as teaching and educating privately on the use of essential oils to manage health naturally.

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Kirsten Germann

acupuncturist, clinic supervisor

Lic.Ac., MBAcC

Kirsten Germann qualified as an Acupuncturist in 1994 from ICOM. She is a member of the British Acupuncture Council. Since then she has been working at the Eastbourne Clinic of Natural Medicine and at the Chilston Clinic in Tunbridge Wells as well as at ICOM Clinic in East Grinstead.

Kirsten has been teaching and studying yoga for many years, travelling extensively to India to further her knowledge and is currently working on several charitable projects in South India. In recent years, Kirsten has been part of an Acupuncture Training Program in northern Myanmar (Burma), enabling local traditional doctors to use Acupuncture as an effective tool to help their many patients.

Kirsten enjoys working with clients for a broad range of conditions: allergies, asthma, migraines, hormonal disturbances, depression, cravings, addictions, muscular injuries and pain, chronic conditions like arthritis, MS, paralysis, nerve related pain, the after effects of stroke and also complex conditions that cannot yet be diagnosed or helped by orthodox medicine, as well as general balancing. She particularly enjoys working with children.

Kirsten also offers courses of facial rejuvenation Acupuncture.

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Tony Todd

acupuncture & Herbal medicine Practitioner, lecturer, clinic supervisor

Lic.Ac., MBAcC, MSc, BSc (Hons) Oriental Medicine Acupuncture,  PG Cert, MRCHM

tony todd acupuncturist east grinsteadTony Todd has been practising Acupuncture and moxibustion since 2000 following his graduation from the International College of Oriental Medicine (ICOM). He also practises Chinese herbal medicine and Shiatsu.

Tony joined the Register of Shiatsu Practitioners in 1993 and undertook further studies in Tuina (Chinese massage) and Acupuncture in Shanghai, China during 1993 and 1994.

He continues to study with leading teachers in the UK, Europe and Japan. This has included training in Manaka style Acupuncture as well as Japanese meridian therapy and Korean Hand Acupuncture. He is a member of the European Branch of the Toyohari association. In 2005 he trained in Kanpo (Japanese herbalism), followed by further studies in Chinese Herbal medicine, specialising in Shanghan Lun and Jin Gui Yao Lue with Arnaud Versluys and the Institute of Classics and East Asian Medicine (ICEAM). In 2013-4 Tony completed studies in Internal and External Acupuncture with Andrew Nugent-Head and the Association of Traditional Studies .

In addition to his clinical practice, Tony teaches Acupuncture at ICOM and for the Institute of Classics and East Asian Medicine (ICEAM). Tony was module leader for first year Chinese medicine at ICOM from 2002 to 2016. He is also a clinical superviser at the college and a senior academic advisor, serving on the Academic Advisory Board. At ICEAM he specialises in abdominal patterns for herbal medicine, and in this capacity he has taught internationally in Australia, the USA as well as in Europe.

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