We are delighted to have contributed an article to Natural Health magazine’s September issue, to promote the FHT, our members and the therapies they practice.
In the article, we look at the health benefits of juniper berries, examining its historic therapeutic use and how the essential oil produced from it has diuretic, detoxifying and decongestant properties.
In addition, we include an important safety note, that essential oils should not be ingested or applied to the skin undiluted.
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We were delighted to recently contribute an article to Holistic Therapist Magazine.
In a one page feature in the July/August/September issue (31), The FHT’s Julie McFadden shared simple ways that therapists can protect their personal safety.
This includes tips on professionalism, blocking nuisance callers and feeling safe and secure when working from home or as a mobile therapist.
We regularly contribute to a number of industry publications to promote the FHT, its members and the therapies they practice.
We were also pleased to share details of the forthcoming 2019 FHT Conference with Holistic Therapist Magazine readers.
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FHT Vice President Mary Dalgleish recently shared her five favourite natural travel companions to keep you healthy with calm moment readers.
Mary talks about Sea-Bands for travel sickness and tummy trouble, neroli essential oil for anxiety, blends to repel mosquitoes, hydrosols to soothe the skin and lavender for jet lag.
Mary also shares important safety tips for essential oils and advises readers that they can find a qualified, insured and professional aromatherapist in their area at www.fht.org.uk
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We are delighted to have contributed an article for the August 2019 issue of Health & Wellbeing magazine, to promote FHT members and the therapies they practice.
In a three-page article written by the FHT, we look at how complementary therapies can help manage health and tackle common complaints.
We highlight the potential benefits of Indian head massage for headaches, acupuncture for digestive complaints, massage for low back pain, aromatherapy for stress and anxiety, reflexology for insomnia and qigong for low energy levels.
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We are delighted to have contributed two articles to Natural Health magazine’s July issue, to promote the FHT, our members and the therapies they practice.
In part of a two-page feature, we talk about how sleep affects the skin and what type of beauty therapy products can be used to support skin recovery. Look out for a feature on sleep and the skin in the next issue of International Therapist.
Our second contribution looks at the health benefits of ginger, in Natural Health’s regular plant profile.
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We are delighted to have contributed two articles to Natural Health magazine’s June issue, to promote the FHT, our members and the therapies they practice.
In a two-page feature, FHT’s Registrar and Compliance Manager Julie McFadden, offers expert advice for people who want to become a therapist. Julie advises Natural Health readers on the main things they should consider before a career change, such as which therapies they should consider practising, whether it is the right change of career for them, what skills are needed, what support is available and what insurance is needed.
Our second contribution looks at the health benefits of sweet fennel, in Natural Health’s regular plant profile.
Read Julie’s article about becoming a therapist
Read the plant profile on sweet fennel
FHT member, Kate Mulliss, has recently been featured in Professional Beauty magazine, offering readers advice on how to support clients with arthritis and rheumatism.
In the April 2019 issue of Professional Beauty Kate discusses how aromatherapy massage is one therapy that can be beneficial. Kate suggests which carrier oils and essential oils are best to use, offers tips on the first session and adapting techniques, and encourages readers to be mindful of any other health problems the client may be experiencing.
Read the full Professional Beauty article here
In addition, Kate discusses aromatherapy for arthritis and rheumatism in the latest issue of International Therapist.
Read Kate’s International Therapist article here
Kate Mulliss will be joining a range of expert speakers at the 2019 FHT Training Congress from Sunday 19 to Monday 20 May at the Holistic Health Show, NEC Birmingham.
For more details about the talks and to book, visit fht.org.uk/congress
FHT Vice President, Mary Dalgleish, will be giving a presentation on aromatherapy at the 2019 Integrative Health Convention in London this October.
The convention aims to bring together members of the public and health professionals with an interest in complementary and integrated healthcare, to learn, share and connect.
As well as explaining the health benefits of aromatherapy and what a typical treatment involves, Mary’s talk will cover the history and origins of aromatherapy; different modes of application; the therapeutic properties of various essential oils; and issues regarding safe practice.
Delegates will also be signposted to the FHT’s Accredited Register when looking for a professional complementary therapist, both at the end of Mary’s presentation and in FHT goody bags being distributed across the two days.
To promote her involvement, Mary recently took part in an interview with Dr Toh Wong, co-organiser of the convention and a council member of the College of Medicine. Click the link below to learn more about Mary’s talk, why she trained to be a therapist, and how she feels complementary therapists can help to support both the general public and the current health and care system. A special promotional code is available at the end of the video, providing FHT members a 5% discount off their booking.
Watch a video of Mary being interviewed by Dr Toh Wong
We are delighted to have contributed two articles to Natural Health magazine’s April issue, to promote FHT members, the therapies they practice, and the Complementary Healthcare Therapist Register.
In a two-page feature, FHT Vice Presidents Mary Dalgleish and Maria Mason offer readers six natural therapies to give your face a much-needed boost—facial massage, Kansa wand facelift massage, aromatherapy, acupressure, facial yoga and FHT member Ziggie Bergman’s Zone Face Lift.
We also offer readers DIY face-boosters and direct readers to the FHT website to find a suitably qualified therapist.
Our second contribution looks at the health benefits of grapefruit, in Natural Health’s regular plant profile.
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Find a full-page article written by the FHT in the latest issue of In the Moment.
In its April 2019 issue (#24) we introduce readers to the Alexander Technique, looking at what a treatment would typically involve, as well as five key benefits of the therapy.
The article is part of a ‘Have you tried’ regular feature in the magazine, which puts a spotlight on different therapies practiced by FHT members.
The FHT regularly contributes to national consumer publications to promote the FHT, its members and the therapies they practice.
In the Moment is a monthly lifestyle magazine, covering wellbeing, creativity, good living and travel, and is available to buy in a range of high street shops and supermarkets.
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