Hilary’s TherapiesThe Bowen Technique & Reiki
in Mildenhall, Suffolk

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About Me

I discovered Bowen Therapy in 2016 when I was unfortunate enough to have both tennis and golfer’s elbow in both forearms since my knee replacement! I had been on medication for a few years, tried various other therapies and also had received cortisone injections on three occasions from my GP. A friend of mine who has fibromyalgia and ‘swears by’ her Bowen Therapist recommended that I also visited her. I went for three or four treatments, didn’t think it did much for me so I stopped going. Then after three or four months, I hurt my shoulder and thought I would give it another try. On the consultation, I was telling the Bowen Therapist all about my shoulder with the restriction of movement and the pain. She then said “What about your elbows? You originally came to me with pain in both elbows!” I then realised that this pain had gone…..and I had not even noticed when it went!

This is how and when my love affair with Bowen started……

I then attended a ‘friends and family Bowen One day session’ and I haven’t looked back since, qualifying in September 2018!

I joined Synergy Worldwide in 2019 after researching gut health and wanting to improve my own health issues! Since completing my own kickstart programme to improve my gut health - I was hooked. I have now helped many Clients get their health back to where they want it to be. The products, all nutritional supplements, are of the very highest quality, all concentrated and potent nutrition - food actually - are truly amazing and often life changing. click here to my online shop They sit so well beside Bowen, Reiki and Scarwork and work synergistically!

I am now helping others to build a business wrapped around health - this opportunity is opening to everyone who has an interest in health - just message me and I will show you how to build a viable business, in this ongoing situation with Covid-19, a viable business that will give you not only residual income, but money to replace your full-time income (if required) - all working from home around your family or any part time work you currently do. Yes you have to be committed, but this business is so very rewarding because it is helping people to get better, feel better, look better! If you are interested in joining my team, please click here to email me.

But let me tell you a little bit more about my background and how I came to be a Therapist - Entrepreneur - Business Coach all wrapped up in one!

About Me . Hilary Gurner (old)

I have lived with pain for most of my life. I was born with a congenital dislocated hip which despite many visits to the Doctor during my formative years, was not discovered until I was 17 years of age. Within three weeks of this discovery, I was in hospital having a 9hr operation to re-build my pelvis which had crumbled. I had to spend 8 weeks flat on my back in hospital after which I went home. I had a plaster cast on from my chest and all the way down my left leg for over 16 weeks. After which I had numerous physiotherapy sessions to build up the muscles in my leg which had become very wasted. Once I was off the crutches (which took six months) I could not believe that this was how everyone else walked about. I felt like I was walking on air – no pain, the feeling was fantastic – no wonder I hated PE lessons at school!

I have since regularly attended the Royal National Orthopaedic Hospital in Stanmore where in 2002 I had a total hip replacement on the same side and a total knee replacement in 2011 also same side – the knee had taken the all strain down the years and began to fail.

In 2014 I was diagnosed with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease probably caused by my use of anti-inflammatories & omeprazole over a period of 15-20 years. It was after this diagnosis that I decided to look elsewhere for solutions to my liver problems. Since then I have discovered 'gut health' and very quickly realised the importance of being healthy from the inside out. In April 2019 I did my first '21 day gut reset programme' and finally was able to take control of my health, coming off not only all my anti-inflammatory medication but also my blood pressure and antacid medications too! I have since completed a second '21 day reset programme' and lost over 2stone in weight. I can honestly say I have never felt better - this is what led me to add 'gut health coaching' onto my business in May 2019.

I hope I may be able to help others through this programme together with Bowen Therapy.

My previous work background has been in Sales, Marketing & Accounts where I ran a small family owned Window Blind Company with my ex-husband for over 15 years. More recently I undertook three years of study qualifying with AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting in April 2018 and I am currently employed part-time with Forestry England as Finance Manager looking after the accounts (amongst many others) for the very popular Forest Live programme - a job I very much still enjoy! (These are outdoor live music events, with headline acts such as Gary Barlow, Stereophonics, Paloma Faith & Jack Savoretti to name but a few in previous years)

I love my therapy work, especially helping people with chronic pain - such as fibromyalgia or ME, with life limiting conditions such as MS and gut health issues.

I also have a keen interest in working with young children & babies. Bowen is very suitable for children, sessions tend to be shorter and take place on the floor, sofa, on Mum or Dad's lap, or anywhere that the child is happy. Please bring your child's favourite toy and cuddler. Children usually respond very quickly.

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Bowen Therapy Professional Association (BTPA)
I am a member of the above professional association and you can find me on their register of full members.

Federation of Holistic Therapists (FHT)
I am a member of the above professional association.

Complementary & Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC)
I am a member of the CNHC and you can find me on their list of accredited practitioners for Bowen Therapy

Continuing Professional Development

  • Introduction to Bowen with Jo Wortley - Mar 2017
  • CBS Bowen Therapy Module 1 with Jo Wortley - Oct 2017
  • CBS Bowen Therapy Module 2 with Jo Wortley - Jan 2018
  • CBS Bowen Therapy Module 3 with Jo Wortley - Mar 2018
  • AAT Level 4 Professional Diploma in Accounting, University of Suffolk - Apr 2018
  • CBS Bowen Therapy Module 4 with Jo Wortley - May 2018
  • Identifying Flags in Healthcare, online course - Jul 2018
  • CBS Bowen Therapy One Day Revision Modules 1-4 with Jo Wortley - Jul 2018
  • CBS Bowen Therapy Module 5 with Julian Baker - Sept 2018
  • CBD (Cannabidiol) Masterclass with Emma Dalton - Nov 2018
  • Emergency First Aid at Work with The British Red Cross - Mar 2019
  • VTCT Level 3 Diploma in Anatomy, Physiology & Pathology - May 2019
  • Fascia Bowen Course Parts 1&2 combined with Jo Wortley - May 2019
  • Full member of the Bowen Therapy Professional Association - May 2019
  • Full member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists - May 2019
  • Reiki I course with Julia Reeves - June 2019
  • CNHC registered - August 2019
  • Reiki 2 Practitioner course with Julia Reeves - September 2019
  • Practitioner Assessment Skills 1 with Ron Phelan - October 2019
  • Bowen First Aid Skills (online course) with Jo Wortley - May 2020
  • Lymphatic Bowen with Gus de la Querra - October 2020
  • 6 Day Human Dissection Course (online) with Julian Baker - November 2020
  • AMT Meridian Therapy with Jules Wilson, online course - December 2020
  • Vitamin B12 Theory, Contra-indications & Practical Intra-Muscular Injections - May 2021
  • Crystal Reiki Course with Julia Reeves - December 2021

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