Vanessa Menendez-Covelo

Vanessa Menendez-Covelo graduated in 2019 after a career in R&D and financial services technology. She runs a clinic in Crouch End, North London, and her particular interests include female health (from menarche through to menopause), sports injuries and anxiety/insomnia.

Sarah Haddon-Grant

Sarah is an acupuncturist practicing in Peckham and New Cross. She has a special interest in treating chronic conditions (including pain, anxiety, depression, stress, insomnia and IBS) as well as women’s health, fertility and IVF.
Sarah has undertaken postgraduate training in a number of areas including Acupuncture for Fertility and IVF, Classical Acupuncture, and Facial Acupuncture.

As part of her mission to make acupuncture accessible to a wider community, Sarah also runs a low cost community multi-bed clinic in Telegraph Hill, for low-income individuals that still want to experience the benefits. She is also a regular volunteer at Saint Christopher’s Hospice in Sydenham where she supports patients in a palliative care setting.

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Truus Jasen

Truus started practising after graduation from the City College of Acupuncture in London. Her acupuncture practise in combination with Tui Na (Chinese Medical Massage) and Auricular (ear) acupuncture, and other holistic therapies such as Reiki will only enhance the benefits for all coming to see her at

Claire Mash

Claire Mash graduated from the City College of Acupuncture in 2019. Claire is a qualified nurse, specialising in pain management, paediatrics, complex health needs and palliative care. Claire runs a clinic in Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire; her areas of specialist interest include – pain management, arthritis, fibromyalgia, paediatrics, and palliative care.

James Woodward

James graduated in 2017 with a licentiate in acupuncture and 2019 a diploma in Tui Na (Chinese medical massage). James practices in his clinic in Herne Bay, Kent with a range of therapies such as Swedish massage, aromatherapy and reiki. His main interests are pain relief, menopause, asthma and digestive issues.