Recent Specialist Topics

In our members’ meetings the following recent specialist topics were presented:

  • Western herbal teas by Pia Huber (ACT member) and clinical discussion on contra-indications for moxibustion for breech presentation  (14 September 2017)
  • ScarWork, a powerful system of scar and adhesion healing by Jan Trewartha, former nurse, now specialising in the release of physical and emotional trauma through Body Realignment, a fascial release technique, and Energy Field Therapy ( (6 July 2017)
  • Various scenarios of medical decisions taken by doctors during labour by Adil Moolan, Gynaecology & Obstetrics registrar from Guys and St Thomas’ Hospital (17 May 2017)
  • The use of hypnotherapy and counselling during fertility treatments, in pregnancy and after giving birth by Hema Vyas BSc (Hon’s), DCH, NRAH, Psychologist and Hypnotherapist (16 March 2017)
  • Immune related infertility and miscarriage by Trevor Wing MBRCP FRCHM MBAcC BSc (Hons) MSc (Dist) DMed(img) specialist in natural care for female conditions (18 January 2017)
  • Nutrition and Fertility by Melanie Brown, Nutritionist (17 November 2016)
  • Medicinal Mushrooms by Martin Powell, Chinese herbalist, biochemist and author (14 September 2016)
  • IVF transfer day ‘To Paulus or not to Paulus’ that is the question…. by Jani White, Acupuncturist specialised in fertility and gynaecology (July 2016)
  • Chiropractic therapy for paediatric patients and in pregnancy by Dr. Mary Anne Shiozawa, Doctor of Chiropractic (May 2016)
  • Personality disorders intersecting with fertility issues by Dr Karen Gerber, Charted Clinical Psychologist and CBT therapist (March 2016)
  • Role of Osteopathy in Pregnancy and the Fourth Trimester by Nancy Nunn, Registered Osteopathy and Specialist Paediatric Osteopath of the Nunhead Osteopathy Practice.  (January 2016)
  • Hypno-Birthing by Hollie de Cruz – Hypnobirthing specialist (November 2015)
  • Bach Flower Essences by Liliana Bellini – Bach flower expert (September 2015)
  • Ovarian Hyper Stimulation Syndrome (OHSS) and Polycystic Ovary Syndrome (PCOS) in IVF cycles by Naava Carmen – acupuncturist – fertility specialist (May 2015)
  • Difficulties women experience when becoming pregnant by Hema Vyas – psychologist and hypnotherapist (March 2015)
  • Post Natal Depression by Professor Louise Howard – Psychiatrist in Peri Natal Care (January 2015)


Future meetings:

  • Wednesday, 15 November 2017
  • Thursday, 18 January 2018
  • Wednesday, 14 March 2018
  • Thursday, 17 May 2018
  • Wednesday, 11 July 2018


ACT members can access the minutes of the above listed meetings by logging in below. Please contact Pia Huber ( for username and password information.

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