Welcome to Buttercross Natural Health Practice
Buttercross Natural Health Practice is managed by Valerie and Ken Dodson who also carry out the treatments. Valerie is a qualified nurse and midwife with over 30 years’ experience. She is highly experienced naturopathic colon hydrotherapist and specialises in colon hydrotherapy (colonic irrigation), food intolerance, candida testing, reflexology, Reiki, diet and nutrition.
Valerie is a Registered Therapist and Specialist Community Public Health Nurse, qualified nurse and midwife. She graduated with a Bachelor of Medical Science class one honours degree in Specialist Community Nursing and Health Care Practice.
She trained at the National College of Colon Hydrotherapy and gained a Post Graduate Certificate with distinction. Valerie is a member of the Association and Register of Colon Hydrotherapists (ARCH) who are pleased to be supporting the work of the IBS network. She is also registered with the Association of Reflexologists (AoR) and the Complementary and Natural Healthcare Council (CNHC) which is sponsored by The Department of Health. Colon hydrotherapists are classified as Naturopaths within the CNHC register.
Ken is a highly experienced and fully qualified clinical hypnotherapist and specialises in Hypnotherapy, Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), life coaching, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and Transformational Therapy. He trained at the College of Transformational Therapy and also gained a practitioners certificate in NLP. Ken is a member of the Society for Transformational Therapy and registered with the Hypnotherapy Association. He is a member of the National Council for Hypnotherapy.
Ken is also a fully qualified Cognitive Behaviour Therapist having gained a clinical diploma, training at Bristol Community Practice.
The practice is situated in Bingham, which is between Grantham and Nottingham in Nottinghamshire.