Rowan Holistic Health Complementary Therapies Supporting Health & Wellbeing

Supporting Health & Wellbeing

Rowan Holistic Health provides a client-centred approach in improving the health and well-being through accessible and affordable complementary therapies, as well as community education in whole-person health approaches.

We believe that the general health and well-being of individuals can be supported and improved through regular therapy treatments. Our focus is to support your well-being and good health, with highly trained practitioners who have extensive knowledge and experience in helping support individuals with their healthcare choices.

We provide a range of evidence-based complementary holistic therapies, including:

  • Clinical Reflexology
  • Aromatherapy
  • Therapeutic Massage
  • Hopi ear candling

    With regular practices held in both Saxon Spires Guilsborough and Brixworth Surgeries, Northamptonshire, home visits for reflexology can also be provided within the surrounding rural area and Leicestershire/Northamptonshire County boundaries and the Market Harborough area, Leicestershire.


    Mindfulness Now - The Mindfulness Now programme helps to improve physical, mental and emotional wellbeing, supporting us through life's challenges and helps us be more resilient. It is a synthesis of mindfulness based approaches including Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR) and Mindfulness Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT). The latter, offers a breakthrough in the clinical treatment of depression, anxiety and emotional trauma and is recommended by NICE (National Institute of Clinical Excellence) as a treatment of choice for depression. Regular mindfulness practice can help ease anxiety and depression and enables us to feel more relaxed, happier, calmer, have more fulfilling relationships and improved wellbeing, leading to experiencing greater satisfaction in our lives.

    An Holistic Approach

    Complementary and holistic therapies are designed to treat the whole person, by assisting the body's natural ability to balance, regulate, heal and maintain itself, not just the symptom or disease. The practitioner takes into account an individual's medical history, emotional condition, general health and lifestyle before planning a personalised course of treatment, using the therapies to provide support through perhaps difficult times, promoting positive, physical, emotional and mental balance.

    It has been understood for some time that negative and positive emotions change the complex chemistry of our bodies, and these changes can have a negative or positive effect on the immune system. Psychoneuroimmunology (PNI) research has shown that prolonged stress can cause the body to over-produce cortisol and adrenaline, two hormones normally secreted to produce energy as part of the 'fight or flight' response - an essential survival process. However, prolonged periods of emotional and psychological pressures means that the over-production of these hormones can begin to weaken the integrity of the immune system, eventually resulting in a breakdown of normal processes which leads to the onset of a serious health condition or disease.

    Our aim is to raise awareness of the potential benefits undertaking a course of treatments can be for your overall health. Whether that be to enhance any current conventional care that an individual may be undergoing, or as a stand-alone self-help approach to improving personal health and well-being.

    What Complementary Therapies Can Offer as Integrated Healthcare:
  • A more natural, gentle approach
  • A patient-centred approach
  • Relief of symptoms - stress, anxiety
  • Pain management - back pain, general pain & discomfort
  • Help reduce the symptoms or side effects of some orthodox treatments, i.e. Chemotherapy
  • Patient/client control
  • Psycho-emotional support
  • Support alongside conventional care
  • Comfort from touch, talk and time
  • More time to discuss with and relate to the practitioner
  • Create a sense of understanding of responsibility for own health
  • Improved Health and Wellbeing

    Our range of services

    Clinical reflexology - a non-invasive, holistic therapy that works alongside conventional medical care in which a Clinical Reflexologist is trained to work safely on people with medical problems.

    Aromatherapy/Therapeutic Massage - provision of individualised treatment plans, integrating the use of specific essential oils within massage for relief of muscular tension and stiffness, stress related conditions, pain management, rehabilitation and relaxation.

    Hopi Ear candling - A gentle treatment, often a suitable alternative to having the ears syringed, which may be helpful for excessive ear wax, sinus problems, tension headaches, tinnitus (ringing in the ear), stress and nervousness.

    Mindfulness - Flexible to meet the needs of individual clients, an 8 week wellbeing programme may be taken as personalised, one-to-one mindfulness meditation sessions or as weekly group mindfulness sessions. As well as teaching mindfulness meditation for relaxation, treatments are offered for stress reduction, anxiety, panic attacks, emotional trauma and pain control. Open-ended support is provided within the teaching and support programme.

    Community Outreach Service - Supporting individuals who have a long-term/life-limiting/advanced illness where their symptoms make it difficult for them to leave their home or travel to a centre where they could receive complementary therapy treatments.

    Mobile home visits:
    These are provided for clinical reflexology in the surrounding areas of Guilsborough, Brixworth and Market Harborough – (Market Harborough, Clipston, Desborough, Gt Bowden, Husbands Bosworth, Kelmarsh, Kibworth, Maidwell, Medbourne, Naesby, North Kilworth, Welford, Wilbarston). Home visits are ideal for those with long-term conditions who find it harder to access services locally or who have limited mobility. Home treatments also enable you to enjoy the reflexology experience in the comfort of your own home with no travel before or after your treatment, allowing you to gain maximum relaxation and benefit.

    Within all of our treatments special consideration is taken into account of a client's individual needs. Support is offered within the consultation along with nutritional advice and guidance towards self-help techniques including the use of Bach Flower Remedies, EFT (Emotional Freedom Technique), teaching and facilitating self-help acupressure techniques for emotional and physical support.

    Our service helps provide individuals with:

  • Empowerment through choice
  • Individual treatment plans
  • Pain management
  • Emotional support and management
  • Management of specified conditions through a specific evidence based programme of reflexology, aromatherapy and massage
  • A confidential and professional approach to supporting those with chronic health conditions and for those with a cancer diagnosis on their cancer journey
  • A variety of workshops and self-help groups are available enabling those who live in rural communities ease of access and also to encourage self-help practices towards improved health and well-being.

  • Appointments available at Saxon Spires Surgery Guilsborough or Brixworth are open to non-registered patients.


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