Rachel Barlow-Travis

BA Hons, DipAc & TCM


Rachel has a 1st class BAHons in Early Childhood Education from Liverpool University and worked in education for 5 years before moving on to study Chinese medicine. She loved building relationships and understanding of children during their development and giving them the skills to reach their full potential.

She graduated as a Traditional Chinese Medicine Practitioner and Acupuncturist from Shulan College of Chinese Medicine. She is an experienced and fully insured acupuncturist who worked independently before joining the practice.

Rachel has in depth of knowledge and personal experience of the natural therapies used in the practice and has very similar training in Traditional Chinese Medicine to Dr Jessica and so is experienced in TCM diagnosis and tailoring the treatment to your individual requirements.

Rachel is passionate about natural therapies and their role in supporting health and is a valuable part of our healthcare team working alongside Dr Jessica and Dr Charley.

The Blog

Expert advice and in-depth features for a healthy life

Baby Jack

Dr Jessica had a healthy, beautiful baby boy 7lbs 8oz on Friday 7th July. Despite her previous emergency Caesarian baby Jack was born at home with no pain

Coconut oil

Virgin organic coconut oil is a great addition to your pantry. It contains a fat called lauric acid which can improve good (HDL) cholesterol levels and can be easily digested. Coconut


Kefir is an amazing superfood, a living probiotic that you grow yourself and that with good care lasts forever. All it requires is milk! Kefir is a living culture that

Learn about Chinese Medicine and its ancient philosophy that is still very relevant today

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Beliefs and Philosophy

Rachel is passionate about natural health and Traditional Chinese medicine and practices in a way that aims to bring the body back into harmony in order to restore health


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