Reflexology, RLD & Reiki 

I currently only offer Reflexology and Reiki treatments as I now combine my 

time as a therapist with being a Bereavement officer for the NHS Trust. 

Home visits are NOT available sorry 

studied and completed an Access to Nursing course in 2008, but decided to follow my true roots of natural healing and studied Holistic therapies of Massage, Reflexology and Aromatherapy at College (at a level 3 qualification) (2009). 

I wanted to broaden my working ability and applied to study BSC (Hons) Complementary Therapies (2010) at Cardiff Metropolitan University, where I qualified in Massage (level 4), Reflexology and Clinical Aromatherapy (level 5) 

and graduated with a BSc (Hons) Degree in 2013. 

I have also completed training in Advanced spinal techniques in Reflexology &

 Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage (RLD)

and Advanced massage skills and Pregnancy massage.

Also throughout 2010 I qualified in Reiki first completing 1st degree and then 2nd degree to practitioner level. 

I qualified in Ear candling and Indian Head Massage in 2010.

In 2011, I was given the opportunity to provide pre & post massage at the Welsh Athletic Championships 

and in 2012 the Welsh Athletic Internationals (Pre Olympic warm ups) 

also having the opportunity to provide pre & post massage to some of the USA Olympic athletic team. 

In 2014 & 2015 I have been able to work in part of a team to provide post event massage at the Cardiff Half Marathon.

I am privileged to have been a Research Reflexologists for a research project (published) run by 

Cardiff Metropolitan University (2014) on a reflexology research project - 

Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage (RLD) for the management of Lymphoedema after breast cancer.

I have also been involved in another reflexology research project, again with 

Cardiff Metropolitan University as a research reflexologist in June 2017

I have also been privileged in working with many clients: 

some on a journey with cancer, suffering from lymphoedema due to surgery from breast cancer,

 recovering from a brain aneurysm, colitis, constipation, IBS, knee pain, insomnia, cerebral palsy, 

reproductive problems and pregnancy as well as stress and anxiety 

also providing massage and reflexology within a drug and alcohol rehabilitation centre 

I am registered with 

 Association of Reflexologists, 

Federation of Holistic Therapists 

Qualification levels of 

 Reflexology practitioner - level 5 

Reiki practitioner

FACEBOOK/INSTAGRAM: @virginiahowellsreflexology