Licensed Acupuncturist, License, Chinese Herbalist, Massage therapist with 20 years experience, Thai massage master teacher.
Denise Delaney is originally from Mountrath, Co. Laois. In 1989 she moved to San Francisco where she studied Acupressure, Shiatsu, Jin-Shin Do, Tuina and Reflexology. In 1991, she obtained an Acupressure Diploma with the Acupressure Institute in Berkeley, approved by the State of California.
On returning to Ireland, she took up studies in Acupuncture and Traditional Chinese medicine and in 1995 graduated with a Diploma in Acupuncture from the Acupuncture Foundation of Ireland.
She then moved to Brussels and set up her own clinic which she ran for the next 12 years. In that time she completed courses in Californian massage, Foot Reflexology, Pregnancy massage, Manual Lymphatic drainage (Dr, Vodder Method), Iridology and attained levels 1 and 2 in the Reiki Usui system of healing. She also successfully completed a 3 year course in Chinese Dietary Therapy with the Henri Chenot Institute.
She also practices Thai Yoga Massage which she first studied in 1998 at the Kathmandu Centre of Healing in Nepal. She then received private tuition from Chaiyuth Pryasith, one of Thailands most respected masters of Traditional Thai massage, over the course of several prolonged periods in Chiang Mai, Thailand.
From 2007 to 2008, she did advanced clinical practice in Traditional Chinese Medicine at China Nanjing International Acupuncture Training Centre sponsored by the State Administration of Traditional Chinese Medicine, Peoples Republic of China. She received individual training from some of Chinas most renowned doctors in acupuncture, tuina, cosmetic acupuncture, abdominal acupuncture and weight-loss.
In 2010 she was awarded a post-graduate diploma in Traditional Chinese Herbalism (Distinction) with the Acupuncture Foundation, Dublin.
In 2011, she was awarded a Masters of Science in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Merit) with Middlesex University, London. Her research dissertation investigated the effectiveness of acupuncture and massage for chronic non-specific low-back pain.