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North Wales Cancer Care

North Wales Cancer Care is a voluntary community group supporting anyone affected by cancer. They offer information, one to one support, complementary therapies and guidance to help people cope with the emotional stress and sense of isolation that a diagnosis of cancer can bring.

All the practitioners on the register are qualified, insured and registered with an appropriate body. As well as working in the community some of the practitioners also provide a complementary therapy service in the 3 main hospitals.

Sheila Smith is the Coordinator of the center who is trained in Radiotherapy and Mammography, and was involved in setting up the National Breast Screening service. When she was diagnosed with breast cancer in 1991, she combined conventional treatments with complementary approaches and developed a keen interest in the benefits of complementary therapies. She studied Shiatsu for three years, qualifying in 1995, and then trained in Acupuncture, Feng Shui and Thai Massage.

Sheila was a member of the North Wales Cancer Patient forum for many years with a particular interest in improving psychological, emotional and spiritual support. Since moving to Yorkshire recently she remains a virtual member and is also now on the Board for Yorkshire Cancer Community. Sheila continues to coordinate NWCC and offers telephone and email support and guidance.


Network of centers in:

  • Porthmadog Natural Therapy Centre
  • Tŷ Newydd Farm, Caravan Site & Cottage Retreat, Aberdaron
  • Willow Wellbeing and Garden Project, Uwchmynydd, Aberdaron
  • North Wales Wellbeing Centre, Talacre, near Prestatyn
  • Criccieth Support Group / Clwb Seren Wen

Acupuncture, Aromatherapy, Breathwork, Flower Essences, Healing, Homeopathy, Hypnotherapy, Massage, Nutrition, Reflexology, Reiki, Talking Therapies, Visualisation, Yoga

Last Updated:27/06/2020
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    North Wales Cancer Care
    Caernarfon, UK - Wales

    +44 1482 632714 +44 7851 792014
    Therapies provided by this provider:

    Shiatsu is a manual therapy that provides support and helps strengthen the body's natural ability to heal and balance itself.

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    Acupuncture is an ancient system of healing from Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM) and involves the stimulation of special points on the body, known as acupuncture points, for therapeutic or preventive purposes.

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    Aromatherapy uses the natural oils extracted from flowers, bark, stems, leaves, roots or other parts of a plant to enhance psychological and physical well-being.

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    Hypnosis is a state of deep relaxation and focused concentration.

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    Massage is the practice of manipulating, applying pressure, and rubbing or stroking soft tissue and skin to promote physical and mental relaxation, well-being, and circulation.

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    Nutritional Therapy
    Nutritional therapists seek to ensure you are well nourished by your diet, and that you are fully absorbing and utilising the nutrients it provides.

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    Reflexology is a very gentle and rhythmic foot massage.

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    Reiki (pronounced Ray-Key) literally means universal life force energy and is a system of healing that is believed to stimulate the body's natural ability to heal itself on all levels, whether physical, mental, emotional or spiritual.

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    Meditation / Creative Visualisation
    Meditation is a technique where the attention is focused on a point of reference, such as the breath or an object, in order to help you create a peaceful, quiet state of mind.

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