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Emma Downes


Emma’s interest in Chinese Medicine began while she was working in Indonesia as a teacher in the mid 90s.  “ I used to get bad colds when the wet season started and one day when I was coughing and sneezing, an American friend whisked me off to see an old Chinese doctor who lived locally. I found the whole experience intriguing and was amazed how quickly I felt better afterwards.”

After returning to the UK in 1997, Emma began her career in energetic medicine by qualifying as a reflexologist. She then went on to complete her licentiate in acupuncture at The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading, one of the leading colleges in Europe and a British Acupuncture Council accredited college. The course included the requisite western medical sciences and combined two types of traditional acupuncture, 5 Element and Traditional Chinese Medicine. Since setting up her acupuncture clinic in Cardiff, as part of her continuing professional development, Emma regularly attends seminars and training workshops in all areas of Chinese Medicine.

Emma is a member of the British Acupuncture Council and has Personal Indemnity and Public Liability Insurance. Members follow a strict Code of Practise and Ethics which includes confidentiality and communication with other health professionals.






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Consultation: £60.00 (approx 1 and ½ hours)

Subsequent sessions: £40.00 (1 hour)