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Please contact Nicki on: T/ 07970-738424 or E/ nicki.housego@gmail.com

Dr Nicola Housego-Woolgar, BSc, PhD, ITECdip, MAR.
My Background
I have always been fascinated by science, in particular human biology and the reasons why our bodies may encounter health concerns. This interest led me to originally training in Biochemistry at the University of Southampton graduating with a BSc and a PhD. I went on to work in scientific research firstly investigating the maternal changes which occur during pregnancy and at delivery, and later in developing targeted therapies for cancer treatment.
I then took a career break to have my children and it was at this point I became interested in complementary therapies. The appeal of reflexology as a therapy suitable from birth through to the elderly led me to gaining a Level 3 ITEC Diploma in Reflexology. I am particularly interested in the way reflexology may help with fertility issues, pregnancy care, female health, the menopause, and the benefits it has shown for babies, toddlers and children.
I am a full member of the Association of Reflexologists (AoR) (http://www.aor.org.uk/) and work to their high standards of professional practice. The AoR, founded in 1984, is the foremost professional reflexology association and provides benefits, advice and guidance to reflexologists. The AoR also works with other external bodies and advisory groups to ensure the highest standards are met by its members.
I am also fully insured with the Alan Boswell Group (as endorsed by the AoR) and hold a valid Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate.
My Reflexology Training:
  • Level 3 ITEC Diploma in Reflexology 2012: including Anatomy, Physiology and Pathology. Passed with Distinction.
  • Emergency First Aid at Work Certificate (HSE approved) with Surrey First Aid Training. Valid for 3 years from June 2016.
  • Maternity Reflexology Part 1 and Part 2 2012: Fertility, pregnancy, labour and postnatal care. This was held at the Central London College of Reflexology with Michael Keet. This course was approved by the Association of Reflexologists.