Lucy Aphramor | Our Practitioners
A cornerstone belief of my practise is that however troubled someones relationship with food and their body is, compassion, respect and curiosity have something to offer.
My approach, called Well Now, links food and body stories, trauma and nutrition science to help you make sense of your eating.
Well Now is suitable for people of any size, gender, health status who want to feel more relaxed about food and confident they are doing the best they can to take care of themselves.
Those who have spent a lifetime battling unhealthy eating habits find this gentle approach to food and self-care works for them where rules and nutrition facts have failed them every time. I work with people with a range of food and body issues including body shame and weight concerns, eating disorders/troubled eating, IBS, coeliac disease and also with people with mental health difficulties searching for a new approach to looking after themselves.
Learn more on my website http://www.lucyaphramor.com
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I offer in person and skype appointments. On the nutrition page, the information box ‘exploring your relationship with food’ best describes my approach.
I am an award-winning dietitian registered with the HCPC. My nutrition practise is grounded in a wide range of research and theory and continues to develop through what I learn as dietitian and performer.
My professional and life experience is especially relevant for working with particular groups of people. This includes people from the LGBTQ community, people with PTSD, athletes, and dietitians, therapists and body workers with eating issues. I also work with parents and carers who are interested in learning how to support children and teenagers with eating for wellbeing and body confidence.
I developed a ground breaking approach called Well Now that teaches body respect and considers the big picture of health. I am on the British Dietetic Associations' Roll of Honour and have been elected to local, national and international organisations from ethics committees and NICE through to the British Association for Cardiac and Respiratory Rehabilitation, Critical Dietetics and the European Federation of the Association of Dietitians. The focus of my PhD was weight , self-care, and social justice. I am an honorary research fellow at Chester University and an adjunct professor at Mount St Vincent University, Canada.
Years in business
What People Say
Wow! As I left my session with the amazingly knowledgeable Ben Calder I said: I feel lighter! I feel so light because I now know what my body does and does not like. I cannot stop talking to everyone about how amazing Ben is! Everyone should go and see him! What an amazing soul Ben is! Super grateful that our lives crossed
I was very impressed by the service from Integral Health. I was contacted and offered an appointment immediately after contacting the centre. Ben Calder gave me excellent advice and managed to sort out my issues in only one session.I would highly recommend this clinic.
Had several neuro-energetic kinesiology appointments at the Centre and found the experience to be very beneficial and eye-opening. Would recommend to anyone. 5 star
Got an appointment through really quickly. The staff were really friendly and made the procedures and testing easy to understand throughout, step by step. Really pleased with the outcome. Finally got the answers I was looking for and would highly recommend.
I used the centre to help training and preparation for a marathon. As well as getting some great advice around technique and training, I was also introduced to Bowen Technique which helped repair a slight hamstring injury and also Kinesiology which allowed me to design a bespoke training diet. Would definitely recommend.
I highly recommend the Centre for Integral Health. I've been here for multiple sessions with Ben Calder, and honestly, you need to go and experience it for yourself. Friendly, professional and just a generally positive experience all around! The Centre offers such a range of services, I can't wait to try out a few of the other therapies they offer!
I would like to thank Wan, for a deep tissue and stone massage, it's an experience that I've never had before, already booked for next week, I would recommend this to anyone, please look at there website as there are numerous things to do within the complex.
I had four Bowen sessions each about three weeks apart, after the first session I felt a notable difference in my posture and in the strength of my spine, strangely I felt taller. By the fourth session I knew that my discomfort had been resolved and I am now able to move much more freely and flexibly without worrying about my back.
Went there yesterday for my first yoga session. It's a great little place. Didn't know it was there until a few months ago. I also go there often to have a massage which I love!
Great service from Ben and his team. If you want your aches and pains sorting out or if you feel your life just isn't in balance you really should give Integral Health a try...
Went very well. Was very happy with how friendly and welcoming it all was, and the treatment was at the highest quality.
Before I had a series of Bowen sessions I had lived with lower back pain and discomfort for over ten years. I chose the Bowen technique as I wanted to be treated by a practitioner who understood that the body is a whole system. The technique itself is not invasive or stressful on the body as the underlying approach is that with the right support, time and gentle encouragement the body can heal.
Love the Qigong classes Ben runs. Professional, safe and informative. Thanks Ben