About Mary

My name is Mary and I am a member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC). I work in Oxhey, Watford a short walk from Bushey Station. I feel privileged to be a part of my patients’ healing journey.

I began my career as a nurse in Cork. While training to be a midwife in East London, I discovered Acupuncture. I trained in Constitutional Five Element Acupuncture.

Since then I have continued to expand my knowledge and skills by continuing my professional education. I learned Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) at The College of Integrated Chinese Medicine in Reading. I have also learned Japanese Acupuncture and Facial Acupuncture. Through multiple courses and many years of experience I have expanded my knowledge in helping couples with fertility, pregnancy and maintaining good health.

I am a member of the Zita West network, Acupuncture Childbirth Team (ACT) and Pregnancy and Parenthood Alliance (PAPA).

The beauty of acupuncture is that we can maintain our optimal health for the whole of our lives and I find it a pleasure to be a practitioner and support you on your journey.


The testimonials adjacent are all from patients, up until this year 2020.

Ideally it would be great to share with you their names and details, but of course these are sensitive subjects, and I regard my patients confidentiality of the upmost importance.

Should you have a similar need to them I can certainly talk you through what I’ve done that works.

Natural Pregnancy Success


I started seeing Mary to help me with the stress and strains of trying to conceive.

I was having trouble with anxiety brought on by the month to month waiting, at this point I’d been trying naturally for a year.

She listened and offered the kind of help and advice that is sometimes difficult to get from friends and family.

I did weekly sessions for a month, starting at the beginning of my cycle and conceived that same cycle!

I am really pleased and intend to see Mary throughout my pregnancy.

Pregnancy Pain & Discomfort Relief


I visited Mary on several occasions during my pregnancy for lower back and pelvis pain.

I found Mary extremely caring and professional and found that the acupuncture was very effective.

I could not have continued my commute into London as long as I did without the treatment I received.

Thanks Mary

IVF Success


I booked an appointment for acupuncture treatment with Mary and it was the best decision I ever made.

At the time I was struggling to conceive and due to severe endometriosis I had been told by doctors that the only way I could possibly fall pregnant was via IVF treatment.

Alongside my IVF treatment I saw Mary for acupuncture as my extensive research told me that acupuncture can improve your chances of conceiving.

Mary was extremely informative and reassuring at every appointment.

She radiated positivity and I felt so relaxed during and following my appointments with her.

I have no doubt in my mind that she played a part in my successful pregnancy and I cannot thank her enough for it.

I have recommended her to several friends going through a similar situation and I will continue to recommend her so that others can benefit from her expertise.

Success Overcoming Pregnancy Complications


I was diagnosed with hyperemesis and this was my first pregnancy.

I was extremely ill and ended up on hospital, on a drip and on anti sickness tablets.

Then I stumbled upon acupuncture – I was willing to try anything!

After only three sessions I was able to go back to work and the sickness has eased considerably.

I continued with a few more top-up sessions but by week 10 I was almost free from any major episodes of my sickness.

It 100% worked for me.

Mary is a member of the following organisations:

British Acupuncture Council Zita West Zita West

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