As a Functional Kinesiology and Integrated Health Practitioner, I provide my clients with an all natural, whole health approach to optimise your well-being. I trained at the College of Functional Wellness, Hampshire, in addition to earning my Touch for Health certification with the IKC, International College of Kinesiology. I am an accredited member of the Federation of Holistic Therapists. It is my joy to work with clients both at my Leeds Clinic and Remotely/Online.

I believe that conventional medicine is not the only way to address healthcare. Each body is unique.

I strive to understand and support your health and well-being concerns and work with all manner of health imbalances and symptoms. With my functional and integrative 4 phase approach, I seek to address the root causes of your health imbalances whether physical, emotional, structural, nutritional or hormonal. I provide both in person and online consultations for adults.

I was born in West Yorkshire, UK and also spent many years in California, USA. I first realised my passion for complementary and natural health therapy services over 20 years ago, but initially my career was spent as a global corporate sales executive in the IT and Travel and Hospitality sectors.

I pivoted career paths to realise my long-standing passion for integrated health and to deep dive into Functional Kinesiology, a non-invasive, safe form of natural healthcare that aims to get to the root of health issues and to discover imbalances in your body, no matter how small.

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On a personal note, I experienced the positive impact and effective changes that Functional Kinesiology therapy brought about in healing my auto-immune symptoms for rheumatoid arthritis, chronic inflammation, and adrenal fatigue.

I am now very proud to be inflammation free. Core to healing my inflammation was the unique whole health approach that Functional Kinesiology provides. It taught me about eating a balanced and nourishing diet, guided me on food intolerance elimination, helped me tackle nutritional deficiencies and introduced to me quality therapeutic grade nutritional supplements and adaptogenic herbs that effectively supported my health condition and helped my body to heal naturally.

I found the in person Kinesiology therapy sessions very therapeutic and they helped me better understood the root of my  health imbalances. The sessions rebalanced and harmonised me and I experienced an increase in energy that enabled me to stick to a synergistic exercise plan. This helped guide me on what lifestyle adjustments to make to radically tackle stress, and educated me on the many environmental and chemical stressors to avoid.

By far the greatest impact was the emotional programme therapy which helped me better understand myself and allowed me to accept my health circumstances and adopt a positive mindset. This enabled me to achieve harmony between who I am, what I value and what I wanted to accomplish and allowed my personal satisfaction to flourish.

In addition to my one-to-one therapy services, my life experiences inspired me to create a customised preconception health programme (Nova Stella). It leverages all four realms of Functional Kinesiology (Biochemical, Emotional, Electrical, Structural) and is a specific Kinesiology pathway. This is suitable for couples who are seeking to conceive naturally in addition to supporting couples who have experienced a miscarriage or recurrent miscarriages and are looking to conceive again. The pathway includes access to modern homeopathic lab testing and a collaboration with a bio-identical hormone specialist.

I am a natural health advocate, empathetic and have a positive outlook. I look forward to welcoming you to Leeds city centre clinic or working with you remotely / online.

Sessions can be reserved via https://www.helenmchugh.co.uk/book-online/

Any questions, please do not hesitate to contact me. 

I work with a wide range of health imbalances and symptoms

  • Stress management, burnout, adrenal fatigue
  • Physical pain & muscular stress, headaches, migraines, general aches
  • Emotional well-being
  • Hormonal imbalances, female cycle irregularities
  • Preconception health planning based on your unique self
  • Dietary protocols and programmes
  • Anxiety & overwhelm
  • Digestive issues
  • Food intolerances, allergies
  • Auto immune support
  • Hair Thinning, Hair Loss
  • Nutritional support
  • Immune deficiency
  • Chemical toxicity, oxidative stress

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