has been practising acupuncture for 19 years and originally studied 5 Element Acupuncture at the College of Traditional Acupuncture
in Leamington Spa, Warwickshire.After gaining a Licentiate (Lic. Ac.) to practise he
set up his
first clinic in Olympia, West London in 1988.He then studied Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) in London and received diplomas in TCM theory and the Clinical Integration of Five Element and Yin Yang styles of practise.Following this he worked on the faculty of the College of Integrated Chinese Medicine 1992-1999 in Reading.Sandy
completed a course in Supervision and Mentoring
in 1998.He also worked at the Notting Hill Traditional Acupuncture Centre in Ladbroke Grove, at a specialist addiction centre, the Core Trust in Marylebone, two National Health Trusts and Addaction, Britain's largest specialist drug and alcohol related charity.
Moving to Hay in 2000 he
clinic initially in the town centre before moving to its current location in Cusop Dingle in 2001.Sandy
spent three days a week seeing clients at the Craven Clinic in Hammersmith, London and also at the Margarete Centre
, in their Drug Dependence Unit at the National Temperance Hospital
Eventually, deciding to reduce work in London he
left the Health Service and worked from a clinic in Chiswick before deciding to concentrate on developing his
clinic in Hay.He also carries out locum work for colleagues, is a member of a Mentoring Group in Bristol and provides a Mentoring/Supervision service for other Acupuncturists and Health Professionals.