Lucy is a specialist in pregnancy, fertility, post natal and baby. She is a Shiatsu practitioner, doula (trained with Michel Odent and Liliana Lammers) and a trained Well Mother teacher, also offering post graduate training courses for Complementary Therapists, Midwives, Doulas & OBGs in Massage, Shiatsu and Moxibustion. She is active in the Positive Birth movement and is co-facilitator of the Positive Birth Group in Glasgow.
Lucy is a teacher level member of the Register of the Shiatsu Society MRSS(T) and a member of the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC – the Department of Health recommended regulatory body).
Lucy has an interest in Mindfulness and is currently enrolled with Aberdeen University on the MSc in Mindfulness course. She is also studying to become a Yoga teacher. She qualified as a Shiatsu therapist in Montreal, Canada in 1996 and has been practicing and teaching Shiatsu in Glasgow since 1997. In the years 2000 & 2009 she travelled to Chiang Mai, Northern Thailand to study with Surin Janpanet, a retired monk who trained in the temple, sadly now deceased. She is now director of Thai Massage Training Scotland, offering training in authentic Traditional Thai Therapies. She continues her professional development including study of derivative therapies such as Dynamic Thai Massage, Osteo-Thai, Myofascial Release, Cranio-sacral therapy, but firmly believes the wisdom of the ancient therapies that developed over thousands of years runs deep and she honours that basis in her treatments and teaching.
Her past background is in dance performance and movement therapy, she offers treatment to a broad spectrum of clients including musicians, dancers, athletes and people with special needs. She holds Mindfulness based corporate team building and self-development training for private and public sector organisations across Scotland including Diageo, NHS Glasgow and 3D Drumchapel.
When she gets the time, Lucy offers post graduate training for Shiatsu practitioners. She previously taught at the Glasgow and Edinburgh Schools of Shiatsu.