Complementary Health

The Complementary Health Practice follows the tradition of Complementary Medicine which encourages patients to take responsibility for their own health. Through a process of safe and natural therapy, patients are guided in ways which will bring balance and harmony back into every level of daily life.

From time to time Practitioners will offer workshops, talks and informal sessions about ways in which you can care more effectively for yourself and look at your own personal development.

All Practitioners are fully qualified in their own therapy, are fully insured and have been in practice for at least two years. Each Practitioner is affiliated to their relevant Governing Body and practice according to the highest professional standards in accordance with the Codes of Practice and Ethics of the said Governing Body. Most Practitioners are willing to negotiate fees in cases of hardship.

You are invited to visit us at Mayfair Community Centre where you will find further information and handouts about individual Practitioners and their own particular therapy. The Community Centre reception is open Monday to Friday from 9am until 5m.

Practitioner appointments may exceed these times. There is a pay and display car park opposite the Centre.

Gary Smart

Rob Rowe

Fiona Robertson

Hannah Litschmann

Rosie Blakeman

Chris Turner

Fleur Joyce


Chiropractic is a primary health care profession, concerned with diagnosis, treatment and prevention of disorders of the musculoskeletal system and their effect on the function of the nervous system and general health. Treatment is usually done manually including spinal manipulation helping to improve the efficiency of the nervous system and releasing the body’s innate healing ability.

Bowen Technique

The Bowen Technique is a gentle holistic hands-on treatment. It consists of a sequence of very precise moves over muscles and soft tissue, interspersed with periods of rest to allow the treatment to be absorbed. A Bowen treatment affects the body in ways which promote healing and pain relief. Rob Rowe Bowen Technique website

Mindfulness & Reflexology

Mindfulness, or mindful awareness, is a state of present-moment attention in which you can clearly perceive thoughts, physical sensations, emotions and events at the moment they occur without reacting in an automatic or habitual way. This means you can make choices as to how you respond to things and have a rich and fulfilling life, even when experiencing difficult circumstances.

Reflexology is a popular and relaxing treatment based on the principle that reflex points on the soles, tops, and sides of the feet correspond to areas throughout the body.

Shiatsu & Indian Head Massage

Indian Head Massage is a gentle but firm application of pressure with fingertips, fingers, palms and hands to the head, neck, face and shoulder area of the client. It helps to balance the physical body, the emotions and the mind and assists the body in releasing stress and tension.

Various Therapies on Offer
Rosie Blakeman offers Reflexology, Indian head Massage, Aromatherapy and Hopi ear candling bringing peace and tranquillity. Allow yourself some time to relax and unwind with a range of holistic therapies to include reflexology, Indian head massage, aromatherapy and hopi ear candling. Try Hopi Ear candles, these candles include a pleasant feeling of wonderful relaxation and a deep sense of well-being. Rosie can be contacted on 07799 680223

Having previously completed a degree in Sports Science at Loughborough University, Chris Turner went on to train as a physiotherapist at Birmingham University, in 2001. Chris is currently employed as a specialist musculoskeletal physiotherapist at Shrewsbury and Telford Hospital NHS Trust. His practice focuses on client education and engagement as well as the use of a variety of therapeutic modalities including acupuncture, joint mobilisation and therapeutic exercise. As a keen cyclist, climber and general outdoors enthusiast he has a particular passion for treating sports injuries and helping clients to proactively avoid future injury. Chris is available for consultation at Mayfair. Please contact him on 07471 182384 or for an appointment or further details. 

Fleur Joyce - Acceptance and Commitment Therapy at Mayfair

One approach to dealing with stress, depression, anxiety and chronic illness, is a psychological model from the same group of therapies as Cognitive Behaviour Therapy, called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (or ‘ACT’, always pronounced as the word, not separate letters). ACT doesn’t see the pain in our lives, or our responses to pain, as failings, defects or ‘disease’; but rather as fundamental to how we humans learn about the world, understand it and react to it. And those ways are both our greatest strengths and our greatest vulnerabilities. So, this approach isn’t just about helping with depression and similar problems, but all forms of distress and suffering.

ACT is at heart a form of behaviour therapy which puts a huge emphasis on acceptance, mindfulness, compassion and values-driven behaviour which can help us to enhance and live our lives to the full.

Fleur has more than 10 years experience in the NHS and privately, working with adults 16+ for a range of problems from depression, anxiety issues, eating disorders, and dealing with long term health conditions. She has a gentle, compassionate approach to therapy and loves to see people grow and expand their lives through learning the powerful methods in ACT.  She has strong connections in the area having worked for the last 7 years in Church Stretton, and is now providing a private service in the Mayfair Centre. Contact Fleur on 07765 117053 or by email:

Allergy testing 

Jeremy Derrick uses muscle testing to identify your allergy.  

Allergies can show up as inflammation which can not be attributed to usual causes. It appears as skin rashes, or swellings in the joints or abdomen. There are many things that can cause an allergic reaction, some people will find they react to certain foods, others to dust or animal dander. Sometimes the allergic reaction is so sudden and dramatic, that there is little difficulty identifying what has caused it. But often allergic reactions are delayed, this is often the case when food is the problem. This can make identifying the allergen rather more difficult. Just to complicate matters, symptoms of allergy can also increase or decrease in severity depending on the patient's stress level at the time.He is a member of the 'British Institute for Allergy and Environmental Therapy, who evaluated all available techniques and decided upon this one as most suitable of all methods of detecting allergy. It is completely safe to use, the results are immediate and the patient becomes involved right from the start. It is painless and can be used to test the elderly, arthritics, small children and babies. Call Jeremy on 01743 245985.