Introducing Psychotherapy at Highgate Holistic Clinic

Maybe psychotherapy could help you to start this autumn? What is Psychotherapy? The summer was good: the sun, rest and sport for your body ... and why not a bit of space, time and gym for your mind before falling into this stressful routine again?! When you have nothing but dark ideas, when it's hard to get out of your...

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Massage as a Necessity, Not a Luxury

by Kristina Mendez In my practice as a massage therapist I often hear my clients say: "It's so nice to treat myself to a massage.", "Massage is a nice treat for me." and "I've been so busy, I decided to reward myself." This can be somehow frustrating. As although massage is of itself an amazing experience and certainly feels like...

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NEW *EXCLUSIVE* Pregnancy Package Promotion at Highgate Holistic Clinic 

The Pregnancy Package flows from the concept of holistic practice. All of us have a holistic approach to health, meaning we believe you cannot treat one part of the body without it affecting the whole. Also, as you very well know, body and mind are inextricably linked. All of our treatments support you through different aspects and stages of pregnancy...

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The benefits of Aromatherapy Massage during pregnancy

I've never experienced 9 months of pregnancy, giving birth or breastfeeding a baby for myself. I do not know how it feels and so I will not patronise you or pretend I know it all. I have read the books, attended the courses and observed my pregnant family members and friends, so I have an idea what it might be...

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How lack of confidence can affect your life*  

Not having the confidence to confront issues at work or with your family can have a negative effect on your health and well-being. We don't want to dwell on the negative, but these are some factors that we need to consider when we don't feel confident in our lives: we may not ask for what we want (a job promotion,...

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Spring  Season Remedies

The days are lengthening, Daffodils are blooming; it's Springtime! Use homeopathy to avoid and treat some of the inevitable accidents and pitfalls of the season and for some tips post Easter. With the more clement weather, you want to be outdoors – is this when you start with HAY FEVER symptoms? For the seasonal symptoms and self help measures, see...

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Facial Fusion Acupuncture comes to Highgate 

Until recently, Beauty acupuncture has been the reserve of the Hollywood elite and the secret technique of those wishing to maintain their youthful looks the natural way, without committing to the knife. Using acupuncture to repair the unwanted effects of ageing is not a new idea, but one that can be traced back thousands of years. Using these ancient secrets, combined with...

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What is Hypnobirthing?

Hypnobirthing: So what's it all about? Whether you're pregnant or not, you may well have noticed the increasing buzz surrounding hypnobirthing. In the last couple of years, high profile and celebrity mums including Kate Middleton, Jessica Alba and Ricki Lake have brought popularity to this simple, yet effective, birth preparation programme. Whilst it's great that hypnobirthing is getting the recognition...

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Osteopathy for Mum’s to Be by Eglantine Hallo

Osteopathy can be very beneficial for pregnant women, it is a safe treatment which, during all stages of pregnancy, can help prepare the body for labour and ease some of the symptoms typically associated with pregnancy. A postnatal check for both mother and baby is recommended especially after a difficult birth to correct the stress and strains and to help...

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The Power of Aromatherapy by Kristina Mendez

How does Aromatherapy work? I've been practising Aromatherapy for a while now and through conversations with my friends and clients, I have come to realise that to most people it is not entirely clear what Aromatherapy is actually about. Aromatherapy is the systematic use of essential oils for the treatment or prevention of disease. Essential oils have varied properties and...

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How to improve your communication in relationships by Peggy Guglielmino

Do you find it difficult to communicate effectively in your relationships, whether it's with your partners, friends or your work colleagues? Do you often get caught into misunderstandings that create unnecessary tensions? Do you keep reproducing the same patterns over and over again in relationships without knowing how to change? Are you longing to experience connexion, intimacy, trust and love...

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