Nicky trained for three and a half years at the (Kingston University) under some of England’s most respected seniorpractitioners, acquiring a Bachelor of Science Degree in Traditional ChineseMedicine and Acupuncture.
Upon completing her degree, she studied under , one of the foremost experts in the field of acupuncturefor pain relief and management. World-renowned for his contributions to themodern understanding and practice of acupuncture, Dr. Tan’s extraordinaryapproach attains clinical results within minutes after treatment has begun.
Nicky also had specialised training with one of China’smost revered doctors, , thought to be the world’s greatest authority on what is knownas Channel Theory. This ancient Chinese medical theory not only explains thenature and function of the acupuncture channels but also provides the mostcomprehensive and accurate methods for treating illness and disease withacupuncture.
Nicky did further study under Paul Adkins (founder of ). After completing his intensive course, Nicky wasawarded certified diplomas in both Cosmetic Acupuncture and Micro-NeedleCollagen Induction Therapy. The techniques taught by Paul Adkins are wellknown, and his system of facial rejuvenation (cosmetic acupuncture)is practiced worldwide.
Currently, Nicky is studying for a post-graduate diploma in PaediatricAcupuncture at the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine. This year-long course, being taught by some of the most renowned expertsin the field, not only provides a comprehensive understanding of childhoodillness and disease (from both the Western and Chinese medical perspectives)but also provides the necessary practical skills required for the specialisedtreatment of children.
In addition to her study and practice of PaediatricAcupuncture, Nicky also treats women in pregnancy. Nicky is anexperienced practitioner and has attended advanced seminars on the topic of‘Acupuncture in Pregnancy’ with , the author of the definitive text .
Nicky is a member of the British Acupuncture Council, andshe adheres to a strict code of ethics and hygiene. She is also dedicated to aprogramme of continuing professional development.
Bsc (Hons) Degree in Acupuncture and Traditional ChineseMedicine
Licentiate of Acupuncture (Lic. Ac)
Certified Diploma in Cosmetic Acupuncture
Certified Diploma in Micro-Needle Collagen Induction Therapy
Certificate in NADA Protocol (a special method for treatingAddictions and Stress)
Certificate in Advanced Channel Theory
Nicky practices privately from a lovely Georgian flat on aquiet street a few minutes from Brighton trainstation.