New! Series two of the International Therapist podcast launches 

We launched the International Therapist podcast this Spring so that our professional complementary, beauty and sports therapists can gain inspiration from others in the industry. 

In the first series on the FHT Virtual Congress, we spoke to expert seminar hosts at the FHT Virtual Congress about their careers, journeys and goals for the future.  

Series two – Celebrating Excellence

Here at the FHT, a huge highlight of our year is celebrating our member’s hard work and dedication through the FHT Excellence Awards. There have been some truly amazing accomplishments and we thought what better way to share these far and wide than to invite some of our winners to feature as guests on our podcast? Keep reading for a sneak peek at what to expect from series two… 

Celebrating Excellence | Episode one 

We speak to 2020 FHT Sports Therapist of the Year, John Molyneux, author and owner of fitness platform MolyFit. In this conversation, John speaks openly about his incredible journey into therapies, as well as his passion for supporting older people and his experience of being recognised for his hard work in the industry. 

Listen to John here

Celebrating Excellence | Episode two 

We speak to 2020 FHT Complementary Therapist of the Year, Mary Atkinson, who has written six books on massage and co-founded the renowned Story Massage Story Massage Programme. Mary shares more about her work during the pandemic, explaining why she decided to share stories for free and the impact it has had on so many. She also tells us about her experience of winning the award, including a special virtual dinner organised by her family. 

Listen to Mary here

Celebrating Excellence | Episode three 

We speak to 2020 FHT Beauty Therapist of the Year and owner of businesses Karma Beauty and Karma Boutique, Stephanie Chaytor. In this conversation, Stephanie speaks about her experience in setting up her business at the age of 19 and how she continued to develop her offering, she also speaks about what winning the award meant to her and gives some words of encouragement to fellow therapists looking to nominate themselves. 

Celebrating Excellence | Episode four 

We speak to 2014 FHT Excellence in Practice award winner and 2019 FHT Tutor of the Year, Dr Carol Samuel from reflexmaster.co.uk. In this conversation, Carol speaks about her research into the effects of reflexology on acute pain, shares tips for therapists looking to evidence the positive effects of their therapy and reflects on winning her awards. 

We want to hear from you! 

We are thrilled about the success of both our podcast series but want to hear from you, our listeners, about topics you’d like us to cover. 

If you have any ideas you’d like to share, please email Editor, Karen Young at kyoung@fht.org.uk 

Listen and follow at fht.org.uk/podcast

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