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Insomnia

When we talk about insomnia, we’re not just talking about difficulties of falling asleep but the quality of that sleep – if it eventually comes. According to a survey by the Office of National Statistics, ‘around 29% of adults reported experiencing sleep problems the week before interview’. And these problems affect women more than men.

In deciding how to treat your sleep issues, Joshua will talk to you about your symptoms and how long you’ve been experiencing problems. Treatment and discussion might involve advice on ‘sleep hygiene’ to encourage better sleep routines, such as avoiding stimulants and maintaining regular sleeping hours within a suitable environment for sleep.

Both acupuncture and homeopathy have been successfully used to help calm the central nervous system, reminding your body how it feels to rest easily and enhancing sleep. Both can also be effective in the treatment of chronic pain, and the reduction of anxiety, common prompts for sleep disturbance.

How we can help:

  • Improved relaxation and quality of sleep
  • Reduction of the anxiety and worry associated with insomnia
  • Increased sense of wellbeing
  • Pain relief
My clients say...

Sue T

“As a violinist, I had Alexander lessons from Joshua to help sort out my increasingly uncooperative body. I was 38 years old then and continued with these for the next decade or so because of the enormous benefits they brought to my life, not only physically, but on a personal and spiritual level. My body…

Clare T

“A wonderful therapist who treated me with so much compassion and care throughout many IVF struggles and success. Joshua made me feel completely at ease from my initial consultation and the whole way through my treatment. I could not recommend him highly enough. A fountain of knowledge and experience.”

Angie T

“I was diagnosed with cancer, in shock, out of balance and with no confidence in my body. Joshua expertly and effectively treated my shock with homeopathy, his treatment continued with Five Elements Acupuncture after I’d had radical surgery. I felt like I went on a journey with him, to a place of strength and health,…

Niam

“I have known Joshua for twenty years, initially as my teacher and subsequently as a colleague. During that time he had his own practice as well as teaching the Alexander Technique as a part of performance training in a range of different contexts, including individual and group work. He is experienced and knowledgeable in many…