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COVID-19 Notice: We would like to reassure our clients that Beechwood remains open for face to face and telephone support.  We have measures in place at the Centre to ensure the safety of our clients and team. If you, or someone you know, requires support due to diagnosis or bereavement please contact the Centre on 0161 476 0384.

Beechwood Therapies

Mindfulness And Meditation

Mindfulness meditation is a mental training practice that teaches you to slow down racing thoughts, let go of negativity and calm both your mind and body. Discover and practice mindfulness meditation techniques with Beechwood, focusing on senses, body and breathing, paying more attention to the present moment – to your own thoughts and feelings.

Benefits

  • Help to reduce stress
  • Improve sleep
  • Becoming more aware of emotions and thoughts
  • Provide a space to slow down racing thoughts

What to expect:

  • A 4-week course that guides you to be more mindful both in and outside of the sessions.
  • A supportive learning experience to help you focus your attention on your life as it’s happening.
  • Simple techniques known to improve mental health and well-being.
  • Time and space to be present ‘in the moment’.
  • Learn how to acknowledge yourself and your feelings gently and sympathetically.

Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy can have many beneficial effects with a wide range of issues, including complex trauma. Feedback from our Beechwood clients, along with research papers, shows extensive positive results.

Benefits:

  • Improved sleep
  • The ability to relax
  • A general sense of wellbeing
  • Less distracting thoughts
  • Improved coping mechanisms

What to expect:

  • A course of hypnotherapy that guides you to a greater sense of relaxation.
  • Learn how to anchor thoughts and emotions.
  • Emotional realise techniques.
  • Techniques to help with anxiety, confidence, and self-esteem.
  • Relaxing and non-judgemental environment.

Acupuncture

Acupuncture is a treatment derived from ancient Chinese medicine in which fine needles are inserted at specific sites in the body for therapeutic or preventative purposes. It’s suggested that acupuncture can help improve sleeplessness, anxiety, depression, and physical effects of cancer.

Benefits:

  • Helps to reduce tiredness
  • Reduce feelings of sickness
  • Help to manage pain
  • Reduce stress levels
  • Can relieve headaches

What to expect:

  • A painless experience.
  • A safe and welcoming environment.
  • Clients remain clothed during the session – the acupuncture is delivered in areas that are easily accessible.
  • Identification of painful or problem areas on your body.
  • Relaxation of your muscles.
  • Gain understanding your body’s reflex zones and ‘meridians’.

Reflexology

Reflexology is a technique that involves applying gentle pressure to your feet, hands or ears. It’s based on the theory that specific points on the feet, hands, and ears correspond to the organs and glands in the body. By pressing and massaging these points, it is said to stimulate energy pathways in the body.

Benefits:

  • Helps to support mood
  • It can help to relieve pain
  • Enhances relaxation
  • Can reduce stress and anxiety levels
  • Increased blood circulation in your body

What to expect:

  • Group sessions.
  • Support to help relieve pain.
  • A sense of relaxation.
  • A manageable way to cope with stress and anxiety.

Massage

Massage is a form of therapy that uses stroking, pressing, tapping, and kneading parts of the body to promote relaxation and wellness.

Benefits:

  • Support pain management
  • Helps to reduce stress and anxiety
  • Can relieve headaches
  • Reduces muscle tension
  • Increases levels of relaxation

What to expect:

  • Support to help relieve pain.
  • A peaceful and tranquil space.
  • Having a space to unwind.
  • Fully adaptable to individual needs and health concerns.

Aromatherapy

Aromatherapy is the use of essential oils to improve health and wellbeing. Aromatherapy uses natural essential oils and is suggested to be able to alleviate symptoms of cancer and its treatment.

Benefits:

  • Helps to manage anxiety and low mood
  • Enhances relaxation
  • Helps to reduce stress levels
  • Support pain management
  • Help to reduce tiredness

What to expect:

  • A calm and relaxing environment.
  • Soothing of chronic pain.
  • Promotion of overall wellness.
  • Improved sleep.

Reiki

Reiki is a Japanese healing art that incorporates a light, non-invasive touch with the aim of relaxation. It is believed that reiki can help balance the energy fields in or around the body.

Benefits:

  • To help you feel relaxed
  • Help to support emotional stressors
  • Helps to relieve pain and discomfort
  • Help to calm the mind

What to expect:

  • Fully adaptable to individual needs and health concerns.
  • An environment that fosters relaxation and self-care.
  • A reduction in stress levels.
  • A feeling of calm.

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