Practitioners

Calmblue's diverse team of therapists are experienced, knowledgeable and compassionate. Our approach is based on the concept that we can treat you more completely by working as a team.

Lorraine White MAR

Reflexology, Reiki and Reflexology Lymph Drainage (RLD)

Lorraine qualified as a Reflexologist at the Oxford School of Reflexology in 2000, and has been practicing reflexology ever since. She is also a Reiki Master, and an RLD Practitioner. She is the owner and Director of Calmblue, and a full member of the Association of Reflexologists and the FSB.

John Andrich SMTO

Sports Massage, Swedish Body Massage, Indian Head Massage, Hot Stones Massage, Body Massage and Deep Tissue Massage

John Andrich qualified as a Registered Massage Therapist in Germany in 1992, and is a member of the Scottish Massage Therapists Organisation (SMTO).

Alison Brown PhD, DSM, RMT, DARM, SMTO, CNCH

Sports Massage, Myofascial Release, Deep Tissue Massage, Clinical and Orthopaedic Massage Therapy and Remedial & Therapeutic Massage

Alison has been working as a Remedial Massage Therapist for over seventeen years. She has diplomas in Swedish Massage (DSM), Sports and Remedial Massage (RMT), and Advanced Sports and Remedial Massage (DARM). She has also attended courses and several workshops on Clinical and Orthopaedic Massage, and Techniques in Remedial and Sports Massage, both in Britain and the United States. Alison is a member of the Scottish Massage Therapist Organisation (SMTO), and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNCH).

Lucila Machado

Counselling for Individuals and Biographical Counselling

Lucila trained as a lawyer and teacher before she came into counselling. At the heart of her relationship to the world is the interest she has in people and their development, hence her interest not only in counselling but also in justice and teaching. As a teacher she developed deep and meaningful work with the children in her care, their families and the school community. Lucila trained with The Biography and Social Development Trust, and is a member of the British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy (BACP).

Dr Karolyne Quinn PhD

ThetaHealing®, Spiritual Meditation, House Clearing and Entity Release, Past Life Regression, Spiritual Healing, Reiki, Combination Healing, Inner Child Healing, Regression Therapy and Hypnotherapy

Karolyne is a psycho-spiritual healing practitioner, intuitive, writer and teacher, living and working in Edinburgh, Scotland. She is trained in various energy healing modalities, hypnosis and Transformational Regression Therapy offering past-life regression and inner child work. With various degrees including a post-graduate degree in counselling and a PhD in mindbody approaches to trauma, Karolyne’s professional training and therapy practice in Australia and Scotland contribute to her holistic health focus on wellbeing. Karolyne is mediumistic and highly intuitive, and draws on her spiritual and energetic awarenesses where appropriate to assist each person seeking emotional or physical support, meditative practice or spiritual mentoring and development.

Annie Breen Dip CNM mBANT

Nutritional Therapy

Annie is a certified Nutritional Therapist with the British Association for Applied Nutrition and Nutritional Therapy. She brings her skills in solution focused therapy and coaching to her work by assisting people to identify their goals and the methods and tools they need to achieve them. Annie’s passion and commitment for helping others is underpinned by her belief that everyone should have access to the information and support that will help them achieve a happy and healthy life.

Amannda Kay

Swedish Body Massage, Indian Head Massage, Body Massage, Reiki, Ayurvedic Face Massage, Yoga Classes and Ayurvedic Whole Body Massage (Abhyanga)

Amannda has been an Ayurvedic Face Massage practitioner since 2008, and has recently qualified as an Ayurvedic Body Massage therapist. She incorporates Indian Head Massage, Swedish body Massage, Full Body Massage and Reiki into her massage work. Amannda has also been teaching Yoga for twelve years, specialising in Slow-Flow Yoga and Yoga Nidra Meditation.

Eva Ballin

Sports Massage and Body Massage

Eva qualified as a Sports Massage and Body Massage Therapist and Personal Trainer at Premier Global in London in 2006. 

Carol Watson

Swedish Body Massage, Mindfulness, Indian Head Massage, MA=RaY Light, Societal Imprinting Release (S.I.R.), Reiki and Sound-Sense

Carol Watson began her vocational spiritual practice in 1999 attending a regular meditation circle, along with becoming a member of a psychic development group, from there Carol trained as top qualified Melchizedek Method Practitioner whilst living in Australia. Upon return to Scotland in 2004 Carol not only trained in Complementary Therapies at Stevenson College, Edinburgh but enhanced her psychic skills and intuitive, energy work through qualifying as a Sekhem Master and ISIS Blue Moon Therapist whilst attending Edinburgh College of Parapsychology. In 2009 Carol developed Societal Imprinting Release as a therapeutic healing aid for past hurts/traumas going into past lives as a result of all her past training. She has guided clients into 250 regressions to date. MA=RaY Light gentle touch wellness modality was developed in 2012 from the root-stem of Sekhem with almost 1,000 case delivered and great benefits received from clients. Three MA=RaY Light Therapists are trained in Edinburgh as a result. In 2016 Carol qualified in Sound as a Therapy and developed Sound-Sense, a therapeutic new whole-health modality.

Pauline Shannon BA DipSW INPP

Reflex Integration and Stimulation Therapy

Pauline Shannon qualified as social worker in 1995. Her interest in the difficulties experienced by children and adults in learning and coping with life led to the understand that there are often developmental or processing issues which are, in effect, barriers to learning and coping. This led her to explore the interesting areas of Neuro Developmental Delay and auditory processing (listening) difficulties. She trained in the INPP method and is an INPP licentiate. She is also qualified to provide Johansen auditory stimulation programmes. 

Pamela Jo Proudfoot MICHT, MDYTA, MFHT

Hawaiian Lomi Lomi (Temple Style), House Clearing and Entity Release, Feather Stone Healing, Shamanic Healing and Sound Journey

In understanding the dynamics of individual energy systems Pamela Jo maximises the connection to her client, more easily meeting their needs. Her aim is to provide the individual with rejuvenation, relaxation and peaceful mind, through channeling healing energy and holding unconditional love, raising vibration and removing energetic blockages. Pamela Jo worked at Center Parcs when first qualified in massage. She has worked with Carlisle Flood Therapy Group and Carlisle Carers (both a Charitable Organisation). She also has experience working with people with special needs, both as a therapist and a support worker. Pamela is a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists.

Sheelagh Milne MLC Hom, MARH, R Hom

Homeopathy and Essences

Sheelagh is the principal at The Homeopathy College in Scotland, and has been working as a full-time homeopath for over ten years. Sheelagh has studied with many eminent homeopaths, from home and abroad, and writes articles for international homeopathic publications. She runs various courses from beginner courses, to learn the basics to help treat friends and family with acute issues, to workshops with qualified homeopaths.

Dr Andrea Guenther

Homeopathy and Acupuncture (needle-free)

Dr Andrea Guenther has training in Family Planning, Women’s Health, Homoeopathy, Acupuncture, Myofascial Release Therapy, Hypnosis, Reiki and Pranic Healing, and previously worked at the NHS Center for Integrative Care in Glasgow as a Speciality Doctor. Andrea has also been a registered GP since 2004.

Fiona Gardiner

Hot Stones Massage, CranioSacral Therapy and Body Massage

Fiona Gardiner has been a holistic therapist since 1997, specialising in working with adults with special needs.

Mark Appleford

Tuina (Chinese Medical Massage), Clinical Hypnosis and Acupressure

For over 16 years, Mark has worked in mental health; in Addiction, Child Adolescent Mental Health, and many challenging clinical settings. Seeing people in pain, and recovering through a process of change, gave him insight into the human potential and limitations. The practice of Chinese Medicine has allowed him another way to view health and the interactions of mind, body, and the things that disrupt that natural equilibrium. This can allow a wider way of seeing. For over 30 years Mark has been involved in mind/body arts and systems of cultivation, such as authentic Chinese martial arts, Chi kung, Zen, and other various disciplines that increase communication between mind and body and our environment. This has taken him across the world for long periods of time, and he has been fortunate to have studied in-depth with some of the world's best.

Christine Lynch

Hauschka Therapeutic Rhythmical Massage Therapy

Christine taught for fifteen years at the Edinburgh Steiner School. Through her training as a Waldorf teacher, she gained a foundation in Anthroposophy. In 2002 Christine undertook a training course in Rhythmical Massage Therapy, and in 2006 completed her intern/practicum placement at Park Attwood Clinic, then worked with doctors and therapists treating people suffering from acute, chronic, and life-threatening illnesses and disorders. Integrated into her practice are adults with severe mental problems and learning difficulties. Christine is a registered member of the RMTA UK & Eire, a member of the Anthroposophical Society of Great Britain and the CAHSC.

Dr. Neil Milliken MbChB(EDIN) BCST BTAA DipCNM BDS

CranioSacral Therapy, Naturopathic Nutrition, Emmett Technique, Kinesiology, Bowen Technique and Biodynamic CranioSacral Therapy

Dr Milliken practiced for twenty years as a GP at the Kippen Surgery in Stirlingshire. He brings with him his vast medical knowledge, along with his training as a Naturopathic Nutritionalist. Dr Milliken integrates into his practice, as a holistic therapist, Bowen Technique, Biodynamic CranioSacral Therapy, Emmett Technique, and Applied Kinesiology.