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Practitioner

About Valéria A. Ferreira

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Valéria Alves Ferreira (DO MSc in Osteopathy) was born in Brazil and is an enthusiastic and committed osteopath and cranio osteopath registered with the General Osteopathic Council (GOsC) since 2000. She continually upgrades her training and knowledge by attending regular workshops in advanced osteopathic techniques.

Valéria has completed a MSc in osteopathy (2006) at the European School of Osteopathy (ESO), where she conducted a research project investigating the effectiveness of osteopathic treatment in patients with endometriosis. She has a particular interest in the osteopathic approach to treating women with fertility issues, pregnant women, babies and children.

Due to her varied and extensive work experience. she is able to offer her patients an integrated form of treatment which includes structural realignment, soft tissue manipulation/ massage, visceral mobilisation, lymphatic drainage, cranial osteopathy, exercises and postural advice.

Valéria was featured in the Evening Standard's Article on " London's 100 Best Alternative Health Experts" (May 2001).

Training and Qualifications:

2003 - 2006 The European School of Osteopathy (ESO) - MSc Osteopathy (Full Time)
2000 - 2006 The Centre for Professional Development in Osteopathy and Manual Therapy - Workshops in Harmonics I,II; Integrative osteopathic techniques I,II,III,IV; Obstetrics; Visceral osteopathy
1995 - 2000 The College Of Osteopaths Educational Trust (C.O.E.T.) London - Diploma in Osteopathy
1996 Upledger Institute, London UK - Craniosacral therapy
1992 - 1993 Karuna Institute, London and Devon - Post graduate certificate in Craniosacral Therapy 1991 Gerda Boyesen Centre, London ITEC Certificate in Bio-Release Massage
1989 India and Brazil - Ayurvedic Massage training

Work Experience

2004 - 2007 Sutherland Cranio College (SCC - UK) - Cranio Osteopathy modules 2/3 & 4
2002 - present The Life Centre, London - Osteopathy and Cranio Osteopathy
1998 - 2002 The Wren Clinic, London - Clinic Director
1997 - present The Wren Clinic, London - Osteopathy and Cranio Osteopathy
1991 - 2002 Muswell Healing Arts, London - Holistic and Therapeutic massage, Craniosacral Therapy, Osteopathy
1990 - 1993 Coco's Health Centre, London - Ayurvedic and Therapeutic Massage
1989 Fluir Psychiatric Clinic, Recife, Brazil - Ayurvedic and Therapeutic Massage
1986 - 1988 Co-founder member of the Afeto Massage and Bodywork Institute, Brasilia, Brazil - Holistic Body-work and Massage Therapist


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