Ros Chambers B.A., Lic TCM, Cert Clinical (Nanjing)
As a fully qualified Belfast acupuncturist and practitioner of Chinese medicine, Ros has provided alternative medical therapies in clinics since 2005. Ros was introduced to Japanese Acupuncture by Kiiko Matsumoto and integrates the work of Japanese Masters into a clinically effective style. Ros follows a palpation sequence which establishes a diagnosis and suggests treatment options effective in treating a patient. She has gained invaluable experience in hospital clinics in Nanjing, China and has studied facial rejuvenation with Virginia Doran, electroacupuncture with Dr Lee. An affiliate for the Zita West network in Belfast specialising in all aspects of male and female reproductive health, Ros has received training in this holistic approach to achieving optimum reproductive health as well as the diagnostic processes and treatment protocols.
Katrina Howe BA (Hons) NT. Dip MFHT MBIAET BCMA Reg.
Asyra Pro Health Screening, Food Sensitivity Testing, Reflexology, Natural Lift Facial Massage
Co-owner of Framar Health, Katrina has always had a keen interest in alternative and natural therapies and has been working in the family business since she was 15 years old! After completing her undergraduate degree in English Literature in 2005, Katrina began pursuing her formal training in natural health therapies and has been working as a holistic health practitioner since 2010. She is a firm believer in the power of touch therapies, and is passionate about the role that nutrition and energetic healing play in the health journey. As a registered nutritional therapist, Katrina is a member of the British Institute of Allergy and Environmental Therapy (BIAET), the British Complementary Medicine Association (BCMA), and the Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT). She also sits on the Health Stores UK committee, an organisation that works to actively support and champion independent natural product retailers.
Cathy Hutton DipCNM Nutritional Therapy MRQA Dip IIHHT IFPA
Nutritional Therapy, Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Indian Head Massage, Pregnancy Massage and Reflexology, Baby massage and reflexology tuition, Sports Massage, Lymphatic Drainage
Cathy has been working as a therapist in Framar Health for over 18 years and is a member of FHT. Her treatments include; Aromatherapy, Reflexology, Lymphatic Drainage and Sports Massage, treating many of Northern Ireland’s sports persons. She teaches baby massage and reflexology on a one to one basis. She enjoys working with children, helping them to de-stress before exams, from transfer tests to A-Levels. Cathy is also a qualified Nutritional Therapist, offering in-depth consultations, looking at all aspects of health and providing the client with an achievable food plan and supplement choice to support their conditions. Cathy can work with a wide range of health conditions and has special interests in fertility and women’s health; including menopause and menstrual problems, cancer support, digestive issues and anxiety and stress. She runs seminars and workshops regularly in schools, offices and workplaces including Queen’s University and is currently studying Naturopathy and Iridology.
Sinead Lynch BA
Food Sensitivity Testing
Dip ITEC Anatomy & Physiology, Dip CIBTAC Anatomy & Physiology, Dip. Swedish Massage, MFHT, Qest4Practitioner, Qest4 Energy Medicine, Food Intolerance Testing.
Sinead has worked here at Framar Health for 30 years, starting as a Saturday girl in the shop in 1993! Sinead graduated from Queen's University with a Bachelor of Arts degree and in 2003 began working in the clinic as a practitioner carrying out Food Sensitivity Testing. She has worked all over Northern Ireland working for the NI Civil Service Sports Association carrying out testing for staff in various government departments and has given many talks and presentations on various health topics in many of the large corporations in Belfast like PWC and Capita. In more recent years she has embarked on further training and now uses the Qest4 / Asyra software to carry out Food Sensitivity Testing and is now a member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists. Sinead's next goal is to study Naturopathic Nutrition and will begin her studies later this year.
Her passion is looking at the patient in a holistic manner to see how diet and lifestyle may be affecting health and has dealt with all manner of health concerns from skin problems to digestive health.
Food Sensitivity Testing
Food Intolerance Testing, Qest4 Practitioner, Qest4 Energy Medicine, Dip. Phytotherapy,
Cert. Health Retail, Cert. Allergy Testing
Kellie has worked within the complementary health care industry for over 30 years and specialises in Food Intolerance Testing at Framar Health. She is trained in the Qest4/Asyra software to carry out Food Intolerance Testing. She has attained a diploma in Phytotherapy, HRC for the health industry and Allergy Testing certificate. Kellie brings a wealth of experience in her field and has used her knowledge to
provide food intolerance testing/dietary guidance to a number of government agencies and private businesses who embrace health support among their staff. These include PWC, The Energy Regulator and Northern Ireland Civil Service. Kellie believes that, “Good gut health is at the core of good overall health. Many people suffer symptoms such as digestive issues/skin problems/low mood/poor energy levels for years, not realising that diet may be to blame. It can often be a favourite food that is the main offender”.
Food Intolerance Testing forms part of Kellie’s holistic approach in helping people progress on their health and wellness journey.
Aaron McCullough BSc (Hons)
Aaron McCullough qualified from the European School of Osteopathy obtaining a Bachelor of Science (Hons) degree in Osteopathic Medicine as well as diplomas in Osteopathy. Aaron is a full member of the General Osteopathic Council, Institute of Osteopathy and the Osteopathic council of Ireland and specialises in Structural, Cranial and Visceral Osteopathy. He has experience in maternity, childrens, sports injury and rehabilitation clinics, and has treated many international athletes. Aaron uses an Osteopathic system of diagnosis and treatment whereby the whole of the body is taken into consideration and the causative factors of a patients problem are discovered through manual testing. The aim of this system is to treat the areas causing the problem rather than just the symptoms for longer term relief. He has participated in sport to a high level throughout his life and has interests in rugby, tennis, rowing, and sailing.
Sarah Trimble mBANT mCNHC
Nutritional Therapy, Asyra Pro Health Screening
Sarah is a nutritional therapist and member of BANT and CNHC, who has worked within the complementary health industry for over 15 years including teaching nutritional therapy students and acting as a nutritional consultant to some charities. While treating all manner of health concerns through dietary changes and appropriate supplement recommendations, Sarah has developed a specific focus on supporting reproductive health in couples trying to conceive, treating female hormonal imbalances, skin disorders and supporting gut health. In addition to nutritional therapy consultations Sarah also offers Asyra Pro Health Screening at Framar Health, helping clients to identify potential food sensitivities and hormonal imbalances. Sarah is passionate about good food and enjoys helping her clients make sensible dietary changes in a manageable way.