Deborah graduated top of her class achieving First Class
Honours for her degree in Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture).
With a wealth of nursing experience, Deborah
is well versed in the systems of diagnosis and treatment in both Traditional Chinese Medicine and conventional medical
As a fully qualified member of the British Acupuncture Council Deborah
maintains high levels of professionalism and adheres to recognised codes for safe acupuncture practice. She is licensed
to practise acupuncture in St Helens and holds full professional indemnity insurance.
Deborah studied acupuncture for three years full time at Salford University, including both theory and
clinical acupuncture experience. In her final year she won the university prize for the best dissertation
in the School of Community, Health Science and Social Care.
She has also studied acupuncture in China at the renowned Beijing Hospital of Traditional Chinese Medicine.
As well as working at Acupuncture Care in St Helens, Deborah is also involved in committee work for the British Acupuncture
Council. From 2008 until 2013 Deb was the Regional Group Coordinator for the British Acupuncture Council's
North West England Group. In 2013 she moved on from this to take up a role as the British Acupuncture Council
Professional Development Lead for Merseyside, Cheshire and The Midlands.
Deb has taught at the Northern College
of Acupuncture in York since 2008. She is Stream Leader for Philosophy & Context on the BSc and MSc Acupuncture
Courses. Deb also has responsibilities as a tutor involved in teaching Chinese Medicine on the BSc and MSc Acupuncture Courses
and is a locum clinic supervisor in the college acupuncture clinic.
Deborah has also worked as a clinical supervisor
on the BSc Traditional Chinese Medicine (Acupuncture) Course at the University of Salford. Which involved supervising
students gaining clinical acupuncture experience in the University Acupuncture Clinic.
In 2012 Deborah spoke at
the British Conference of Acupuncture & Oriental Medicine. She provides continuing professional development training
for qualified acupuncturists.