About The Pracitioner
Rebecca Joy Callicott
BSc (Hons), MBAcC
Education and Training
Rebecca has a Bachelor of Science degree in Acupuncture following training for 3 years at the Northern College of Acupuncture in York where she now teaches. Rebecca has also studied Reiki and has a VTCT Certificate in massage.
Post Graduate Training
IVF Workshop - Working With Fertility and IVF by Caitlin Allen and Emma Richards
Treating PCOS and OHSS with Acupuncture by Naava Carmen
Battlefield Acupuncture by John Howard
Treating Mental Health Conditions with Acupuncture by Chris Nortley
Chinese Scalp Acupuncture by Dr. Tianjun Wang
Teenage Mental Health Seminar with Rebecca Avern
British Acupuncture Council
Rebecca is a full member of the British Acupuncture Council, the UK's largest professional/self-regulatory body for the practice of Traditional Acupuncture.
By choosing to visit a BAcC member you can be assured of:
Extensive training (minimum 3 years) including anatomy, physiology and other appropriate elements of western medicine
Full professional indemnity and public/products liability insurance cover
Adherence to the Council's Codes of Safe Practice and Professional Conduct
Compliance with current health and safety legislation
For more information as to why it is important to choose a practitioner who is a member of the BAcC, can be found on the BAaC website.
Long-term Physical and Mental Health
Rebecca is also part of Touchstone's Positive Care Programme providing acupuncture for people living with complex and difficult long term conditions including depression, bipolar, anxiety, stress, ME, MS, fibromyalgia and arthritis.
Touchstone is a health and wellbeing charity with over 30 years experience of providing mental health services and tackling stigma and discrimination. It is committed to ending the stigma connected to mental health through collaborations, campaigning and as an employer of people with direct experience of mental health difficulties.
From a young age Rebecca had a curious interest in holistic and alternative medicine with a fascination for natural remedies, nutritional antidotes and our body's energetics.
She was drawn to the charm of how the body has an innate natural ability to self-heal. This brought her to explore and study Reiki in 2005. Following this, she went on to recognise how our external body acknowledges and manages the "stresses and strains in life" and how this manifests within our muscular make-up, creating tense, nervous energy. This concept opened another new door and she went on to study massage and qualified with a VTCT certificate from Leeds Thomas Danby College.
Rebecca was intrigued with the concept of how the body's "energy being out of balance" can contribute to poor health. This interest captivated her and lead her to learn about Acupuncture. She went on to train at the prestigious Northern College of Acupuncture in York and completed study up to degree level. The theory she uncovered dated back thousands of years, yet a lot of what she was learning felt like knowledge she somehow already knew. Rebecca was so enthused by acupuncture and its benefits that she decided upon a career change which has led her to be able to help people with this beautiful medicine.
As well as genuine passion to help people, Rebecca has a thorough knowledge of acupuncture and is committed to undergoing continued professional development and providing a high standard of professionalism.
If you would like any more information about Acupuncture or to find out if acupuncture is right for you, please call 07725 805981 for a free 20 minute over the phone or face to face consultation.
Fully registered member of the British Acupuncture Council (BAcC), the UK's governing body for acupuncturists which ensures high levels of professionalism and adheres to recognised codes for safe acupuncture practice.